Healthwashing And Weasel Words (home learning)

Healthwashing And Weasel Words (home learning)

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

Lesson summary

Ever heard someone say “they weaselled out of that cleverly”? Weasels may be getting a bad rap here, but in this activity, you’ll work out how the experts cleverly use ‘weasel words’ to get themselves out of trouble. Then you’ll get to try it. Just don’t get caught! 

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Student Worksheet

Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

Curriculum codes:

Ideal for: Lower Secondary Years 7 – 9


  • think and connect 

Time required: 30 minutes

Curriculum connections: English, LiteracyCritical and Creative Thinking

Resources required

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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