Health In this module, students will learn some basics about health insurance to raise their awareness on the topic and help them make informed decisions in the future when choosing and using health insurance.
Your students may be familiar with health insurance from personal experience. This quiz will help you assess their understanding of how health insurance works. To launch the unit, print and distribute the unit quiz to assess students’ prior knowledge on the topic. Students can also go to www.scholastic.com/nextgeneration/students to take the interactive version of the quiz and print their answers to discuss with the class.
In this lesson, students are introduced to health insurance terms and types of plans, and then compare and contrast the coverage and costs of health care for two sisters with different health care plans.
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