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In the Health Literacy lesson, students are introduced to the world of medical information. We look at tools to help students understand medical terminology and provide guidelines for finding reliable health-related information online. The goal is to help students build capacity to obtain and understand basic health information, and to distinguish health-related facts from opinions.
National Health Education Standards that Align with the Health Literacy Lesson
National Strategies that Align with the SHARE Curriculum
Healthy People 2020 Objectives
AH-2 Increase the proportion of adolescents who participate in extracurricular and/or out-of-school activities.
AH-3.2 Increase the proportion of parents who attend events and activities in which their adolescents participate.
National Partnership for Action
Goal 1 Awareness - Increase awareness of the significance of health disparities, their impact on the nation, and the actions necessary to improve health outcomes for racial, ethnic, and underserved populations.
Strategy 2: Develop and support partnerships among public, nonprofit, and private entities to provide a comprehensive infrastructure to increase awareness, drive action, and ensure accountability in efforts to end health disparities and achieve health equity across the lifespan.
Goal 2: Leadership - Strengthen and broaden leadership for addressing health disparities at all levels.
Strategy 7: Invest in young people to prepare them to be future leaders and practitioners by actively engaging and including them in the planning and execution of health, wellness and safety initiatives.