How to Promote Students' Health Literacy


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The ability to find, understand, and apply basic health information is called:

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1. Before students can progress any further in advancing their health literacy, they must be able to:

2. Which of the following sources of health information would be the most trustworthy one?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo quickly lets you see what you know about health literacy. Answer questions about what health literacy is and how it can be achieved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll measure your knowledge and understanding of:

  • The first step in improving student health awareness
  • Trustworthy sources of health information
  • Things that help students understand health information better

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main phrases from their definitions, such as the ability to find and understand basic health information
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the steps a student should follow when studying basic health information
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about trustworthy sources of health information and ways to understand the information more fully

Additional Learning

Find out more about these sources of information by reading the lesson titled How to Promote Students' Health Literacy. You will learn about:

  • Effective activities to encourage health literacy
  • Forms of information presented in a way other than writing
  • How to develop students' retention of health information