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Health

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3.1  Understand how to access and utilize the health care system

3.1.1  Describe symptoms of illness, incuding identifying parts of the body: interpret doctor's orders

   CLESE - Bright Ideas Curriculum

   Click on "Healthy Life"

   Enchanted Learning.com (Label Me! Printouts)

   The following are links to printable handouts focused on parts of the body vocabulary:

      Human Body

      Arm

      Leg

      Face

      Label the Five Senses

   Family Literacy Lesson Plans

   Click on Lesson 6 "Health"

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Body Parts"

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Describing Symptoms"

   Lanternfish

   "Visiting a Doctor - An ESL Role-Play"

   Lessons in Language and Culture - Visiting the Doctor

   Click on "Dialogues" and then "Getting Advice on the Phone"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Beginning Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Advanced Level)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Head and Neck"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Extremities"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Trunk"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Common Symptoms"

   Picture Stories for Adult ESL Health Literacy

   Click on "A Doctor's Appointment'

   Reading for Life

   Click on Reading for Life, Volume 1 - Go to "Medical", pages 103-106

   TEFL.net - Topics Worksheets

   "Parts of the Body"

   TEFL.net - Topics Worksheets

   "Health: Accidents and Emergencies"

 

3.1.2  Identify information necessary to make or keep medical and dental appointments

   Lessons in Language and Culture - Visiting the Doctor

   Click on "Dialogues" and then "Making an Appointment"

   Living in America - Davidson County Community College, North Carolina

   Click on Unit 14 - "Medical Services"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Beginning Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Intermediate Level

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Advanced Level)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Vision Care"

   North Caarolina Curriculum Guide

   "Visiting the Hospital"

   Picture Stories for Adult ESL Health Literacy

   Click on "Emergency"

 

3.2  Understand medical and dental forms and related information

3.2.1  Fill out medical health history forms

   GCFLearnFree.org

   Click on "Prescription"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Beginning Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Health Unit - "Talking to Medical Personnel" (Advanced Level)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Health History Forms"

 

3.3  Understand how to select and use medication

3.3.1  Identify and use necessary medications

   LaRue Medical Literacy Exercises

   Click on "Prescription Labels" or "Over-the-Counter Labels"

   Lesson Plans for CASAS Competencies

   "Buying Medicine"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs"

   Reading for Life

   "Medicine Labels"

 

3.3.2  Interpret medicine labels

   LaRue Medical Literacy Exercises

   Click on "Prescription Labels" or "Over-the-Counter Labels"

   Lesson Plans for CASAS Competencies

   "Buying Medicine"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs"

   Picture Stories for Adult ESL Health Literacy

   Click on "The Right Dose"

   Reading for Life

   "Medicine Labels"

   Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center

   Medication List Form

 

3.3.3  Identify the difference between prescription, over-the-counter, and generic medications

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs"

 

3.4  Understand basic health and safety procedures

3.4.1  Interpret product label directions and safety warnings

   LaRue Medical Literacy Exercises

   Click on "Prescription Labels" or "Special Warning Labels"

   Lesson Plans for CASAS Competencies

   "Buying Medicine"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Crime/Accident Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Crime/Accident Unit (Advanced Level)

   Picture Stories for Adult ESL Health Literacy

   Click on "The Right Dose"

   Reading for Life

   "Medicine Labels"

   USP Pictograms

   free download for educators

 

3.4.2  Identify safety measures that can prevent accidents and injuries

   Family Literacy Lesson Plans

   Click on Lesson 5 "Safety"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Crime/Accident Unit (Beginning Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Crime/Accident Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   ELCivics Crime/Accident Unit (Advanced Level)

 

 

3.4.3  Interpret procedures for simple first aid

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Simple First Aid"

 

3.4.4  Interpret information about AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases

   GCFLearnFree.org

   "HIV/AIDS Workbook"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "HIV-AIDS"

 

3.4.5  Recognize problems related to drugs, tobacco, and alcohol to identify where treatment may be obtained

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Smoking"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Drugs and Alcohol"

   Talking Points Worksheet - "No Smoke Without Fire" (Student Handout)

     "No Smoke Without Fire" - Teaching Suggestions

     TP Homework - "No Smoke Without Fire"

 

3.5  Understand basic principles of health maintenance

3.5.1  Interpret nutritional and related information listed on food labels

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Fast Foods and Vending Machines"

   Reading for Life

   "Food Packaging Labels"

 

3.5.2  Select a balanced diet

   LaRue Medical Literacy Exercises

   Click on "Nutrition"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Nutrition Unit (Beginning Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Nutrition Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Nutrition Unit (Advanced Level)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Food"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Nutrition"

 

3.5.4  Identify practices that promote dental health

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Dental Health"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Germs"

 

3.5.5  Identify practices that promote cleanliness and hygiene

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Personal Hygiene"

 

3.5.7  Identify child-rearing practices and community resources that assist in developing parenting skills

   Talking Points Worksheets - "Family Matters" (Student Handout)

     "Family Matters" - Teaching Suggestions 

     "Family Matters" - TP Homework

 

3.5.8  Identify practices the promote mental well-being 

   Health and Literacy Special Collection - Mini Grants Lesson Plans  

   "Stress is a Part of Life"

   Picture Stories for Adult ESL Health Literacy

   Click on "Depression"  

 

3.5.9  Identify practices that promote physical well-being

   Family Literacy Lesson Plans

   Click on Lesson 3 - "Health Care - A Well Child Visit"

   LaRue Medical Literacy Exercises

   Click on "Diabetes" or "High Blood Pressure"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Getting a Physical"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Exercise"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Vaccinations"

   Picture Stories for Adult ESL Health Literacy

   Click on "What Happened to My Body" or "Snack Attack"

   Talking Points Worksheets

   "Food Glorious Food" and TP Homework - "Feeding the World"