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While tutoring or teaching we try to make things stick for our student. Finding ways for lessons to sink in is often the hardest part of preparation. Utilizing a student’s creativity is one method to help the lesson stick.

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Basic Health Literacy: Mini-Lessons

Health literacy is a very important skill in our day. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), many studies found a positive, significant relationship between literacy level and knowledge of health issues. In general, higher literacy rates go hand in hand with a more in-depth understanding of how to remain healthy and what to do in different [Read on...]

Environmental Health

Environmental Health Lesson Plan

Objective

Students will understand elements of environmental health, including: lead poisoning and
prevention, natural cleaning remedies, chemical hazards, etc.

Materials

Environmental Health pdf
Alternative Household Solutions
Lead Fact Sheet

Activity (for M-level)

Start by reviewing the Environmental Health pdf with your student. Help them read through the various slides and stop to review or emphasize any topic that your student has questions about.
Conclude by having [Read on...]

Male Reproductive System

Male Reproductive System Lesson Plan

Objective

Familiarize students with the function and capacity of the male reproductive system, with an
emphasis on development during puberty and male body functions.

Materials

Male Reproductive System
Body Basics Diagram: (http://kidshealth.org/misc/movie/bodybasics/male_repro.html)

In Preparation for this Lesson:

Review the Body Basics Diagram and be prepared to answer questions and discuss it with
your student.
Print off a copy of the Male Reproductive System to review [Read on...]

Minority Women’s Health

Minority Women’s Health Lesson Plan

Objective

Address various health issues for different groups of minority women.

Materials

Latina Women Information
Asian Women Information
African American Women Information
Women’s Health Vocab Sheet

In Preparation for this Lesson:

Print off the worksheets that are appropriate for your student. For example if she is a latina
student, print of the Latina Women Information sheet for her. Ask your student to come prepared
with questions [Read on...]

Health Professionals

Health Professionals Lesson Plan

Objectives- Students will be able to:

Identify and appropriately use the different names of various health professionals.
Know the functions of different health professionals.

Materials

Health Professionals Vocabulary
Phonemic Awareness Activities (to aid with pronunciation of the Vocabulary List)
Surgery/Specialist Picture Sheet
Reading Passage- Section 1
Cloze Activity (for D-Level, or if you have extra time)

In Preparation for this Lesson:

Print copies of vocabulary and [Read on...]

Regular Check-ups

Check-ups Lesson Plan

Objectives- Students will be able to:

Students will become familiar with the process of setting up a regular check-up , what to
bring to the check-up, and how the appointment will go.
Students will understand the importance of having regular check-ups.
Students will understand the importance of immunizations.

Materials

Vaccine mp4 (about 4 min.)
Reading Passage 1
Your Doctor (Chapter 2)

In Preparation for this Lesson:

Print [Read on...]

Family Health History

Health History Lesson Plan

Objectives- Students will be able to:

Familiarize student with health history forms and develop knowledge about their value and
how to fill them out.

Materials

Worksheet 1
Patient Information Form

Activity (for M-level)

Start by reading through Worksheet 1 with your student. Take turns reading and make sure that they understand each sentence.
Apply what you have learned by filling out the Patient Information [Read on...]

Medicine

Medicine Lesson Plan

Objectives- Students will be able to:

Familiarize students with how to read and understand prescription labels.
Students should understand how to communicate with their doctor and pharmacist about
medicine.

In preparation for this lesson:

Print copies of the worksheets that are in bold in the activity section (this may vary depending on the level of literacy you choose- E, M, or D).
Have [Read on...]

Reading Labels and Measuring

Reading Labels and Measuring Lesson Plan

Objectives:

Help students master the necessary skills to successfully read labels and use/properly measure prescription and non-prescription medicine.

In preparation for this lesson:

Print copies of the worksheets that are in bold in the activity section (this may vary
depending on the level of literacy you choose- E, M, or D).
Bring Tablespoon and Teaspoon measuring tools to your [Read on...]

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