Food Journal Cooking summary 5 paragraph format Family and Consumer Science Mrs. Jespersen
Opening Paragraph • 4 – 6 sentences in length • Provide a hook • A hook is a provoking thought or concept to entice the reader to continue reading. • Briefly outline the flow of the summary
The first week of journaling • How difficult was it to journal everyday? • What did you learn during the first week?
The selection of the change statement • What problems did you notice in your eating habits? • Did you have a balance between exercise and calorie intake? • What was the force behind your selection of the change statement? • Write the change statement.
Living the Change • Explain that it takes two weeks to change a habit. • How difficult/easy was the change? • Did you have family support? • Were there barriers to your attempt to change? (internal/external) • Were you diligent in journaling your eating habits?
Closing paragraph • Evaluate the last three weeks? • Did you succeed in changing a habit or starting a new habit? • Did you learn something about yourself during this time of self-reflection? • Did the change have any unforeseen consequences?