- How would you describe the perfect French fry?
- How do you think French fries are made?
- Do you like fried foods?
- How much money do people spend on French fries each year?
- What is the process used by McDonald’s to make French fries?
- List one advantage and one disadvantage of the following methods:
A. Frying in oil.
B. Using fast-moving air.
C. Using low-fat oil.
- List two reasons why researchers are studying French fries.
- Use the text to define “heat transfer” and “infrared energy” and give examples.
- Having read the article, what would make the ideal French fry for American society?
- What don’t you know about how McDonald’s makes their French fries?
- Who would you agree with in the McDonald’s lawsuit, the teenagers or McDonald’s?
- Do you think it is possible to make a yummy French fry that is good for you? Why or why not?
- After reading this article, has your opinion about fried foods changed? How?
- Fit the information in the article into the “well-designed investigation” format (below)? What information is missing from the article?
- What is the main idea of this article?
- What is your purpose for reading?
- Did the author’s opening sentence grab your attention? Why or why not?
- Write to persuade your school cafeteria that they should or shouldn’t serve French fries?
- If French fries are your favorite vegetable, what kind and why? If French fries are not your favorite vegetable, what is and why?
- Research the origin of French fries.
- Create a table(s) that contains the following information…
- What vegetables did people in your group eat last week?
- What vegetables did you eat this week?
- How many servings of potatoes did you eat?
- How many servings of other vegetables did you eat?
- What fraction of the servings of veggies that you ate were the potatoes?
- How did the vegetable consumption of your class/group compare to the national average?