This is a lexile level appropriate for 8-10th grade. Students will work on Common Core Standards for science and technical subjects when reading this article, annotating it and answering text dependent questions. They will also work on showing their thoughts via writing as they summarize this article and also choose whether or not they in fact think high fructose corn syrup is harmful or not. This can be done individually or in a small group. I use this article in my biology unit about Biomolecules.