The Being A Literate Health Consumer is a 9 page PowerPoint presentation about the concepts related to consumerism with attention being given to relating health aspects. Covered in the presentation are: (What is a health consumer? What is advertising? Advertising techniques. Comparison shopping. Managing consumer problems. Malpractice. Health fraud.). Also included are “activity” prompts that students can complete in a health notebook or on a paper to turn in at the end of class. This presentation falls in accordance with the 9th grade VA. State SOL’s for Health.
9.1 The student will apply health knowledge and skills to the development and analysis of personal goals to achieve and maintain long-term health and wellness. Key concepts/skills include
b). decision-making process for selecting health and wellness products