Antisugar Ads

Antisugar Ads

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 10
  • English
  • Reading
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Outdoor Learning
  • ...

Lesson summary

If someone on TV told you what to eat, would you do what they say? What if they made a compelling argument? In this activity you’ll view some ads that explain why eating too much sugar isn’t the best idea for your health. Using some of the techniques you observed, you’ll then make your own ad.

Lesson guides and printables

Lesson Plan

Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

Curriculum codes:

Ideal for: Lower Secondary, Upper Secondary


  • think and connect 

Time required: 30 minutes

Curriculum connections: English, LiteracyNumeracy

Resources required

  • Internet-enabled device for viewing and recording videos 
  • Pencils or markers and paper OR software for creating posters (such as Word, Paint, etc.)

Tips for parents and carers

Focus any discussions around the intake of sugar around healthy eating. Try not to use words like ‘diet’ which can promote an unhealthy focus on body image, rather than health.

Additional info

Learning@Home resources are designed for parents and teachers to use with children in the home environment. They can be used as stand-alone activities or built into existing curriculum-aligned learning programs. Our Learning@Home series includes two types of resources. The first are fun and challenging real-world activities for all ages, the second are self-directed lessons for upper primary and secondary students. These lessons support independent learning in remote or school settings.

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