Curriculum

This is a resource for volunteer facilitators in our English Conversation Circles for Seniors.

 

All curriculum materials are in PDF format.

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4. Health & Safety
Health – 911 – FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan
Worksheet 1 - In An Emergency You Call 911
Worksheet 2 - Matching - What Is The Emergency
Flash Cards 1 - Small Numbers
Flash Cards 2 - Large Words
Flash Cards 3 - Large Emergency Pictures
Mini Picture Flash Cards

Health – 911 – BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
Worksheet 1 - Calling 911
Worksheet 2 - Nature Of The Emergency
Dialogue - My Address
Q&A - What's The Emergency?
Dialogue - What's The Emergency? - What's Happening?
Know How To Call 911 - Someone, Anyone, No One
Know How To Call 911 - Where?
Know How To Call 911 - Making The Call
Know How To Call 911 - Fill In The Blanks

Health – 911 – INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan

Fire Drill - ALL LEVELS
Lesson Plan

Hospital vs Doctor – FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan
Large Picture Flash Cards

Hospital vs Doctor - BEGINNER – INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Worksheet 1 - I’m Sick, What Should I Do?

Manitoba Health Card – FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan - Covered and Not Covered
Worksheet 1 - What is covered by your Manitoba Health Card
Picture - Manitoba Health Card Sample
Large Flash Cards

Manitoba Health Card – BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
Worksheet 1 - Information on the MB Health Card

Manitoba Health Card – INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Worksheet 1 - Manitoba Health Card Jigsaw
Summary

Prescription – FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan
Getting A Prescription
Large Picture Flash Cards

Prescription – BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
Worksheet 1 - Reading Prescription Labels
Pharmacy Label
Over-The-Counter Medicine Vocabulary
Getting A Prescription

Protect Yourself From Colds And Flu – FOUNDATION
Protect Yourself From Colds And Flu

Protect Yourself From Colds And Flu - BEGINNER – INTERMEDIATE
Protect Yourself From Colds And Flu

Staying Safe in a Winnipeg Winter – FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan
Flash Cards

Staying Safe in a Winnipeg Winter – BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
Flash Cards

Staying Safe in a Winnipeg Winter – INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Survey Cards

Handwashing – FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan
Picture - Proper Handwashing
Picture - Day At The Store
Picture - Handwashing Ideas
Large Picture Flash Cards
Mini Picture Flash Cards

Handwashing – BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
When You Should Wash Your Hands
Day At The Store
Handwashing Ideas
How To Wash Your Hands
Large Picture Flash Cards
Mini Picture Flash Cards

Handwashing – INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
When Should You Wash Your Hands
Who Hand Shake
Who Washed Their Hands
How To Wash Your hands

Medication Safety – FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan
Large Picture Flash Cards - Different kinds of medication
Large Picture Flash Cards - Sick Man
Large Picture Flash Cards - Man Takes Wrong Dosage

Medication Safety – BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
Large Picture - Sick Man
Large Picture - Man Takes Wrong Dosage
Prescription Label
Warning Label Cards
Warning Labels
Different Kinds Of Medication
Do's And Don'ts
Large Picture - Sick Man

Medication Safety – INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Do's And Don'ts
Large Flash Cards - Different Kinds Of Medication
Safe Use Of Medications
Why Medication Can Be Dangerous
Warning Labels
Warning Label Cards
Prescription Labels

Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities – BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
Manitoba Patient Rights - Lanfen's Story
Your Responsibilities

Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities – INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Summary - Know Your Patient Rights
Your Responsibilities
Patient Advocates
Numbers To Call When You Have Concerns about A Health Practitioner

The Flu Shot – FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan
What’s The Flu?
The Flu Shot_PICTURE Where To Get The Flu Shot

The Flu Shot – BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
Seniors And The Flu
Where To Get The Flu Shot
Become A Flu Expert
Cold Vs. Flu

The Flu Shot – INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Teacher Facts About The Flu
Seniors And The Flu
Cold Vs. Flu
Become A Flu Expert
Where To Get The Flu Shot
What’s The Matter?
True Or False - The Flu Shot

Body Parts - FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan
MATCH - Human Body

Body Parts - BEGINNER
Lesson Plan
Worksheet 1 - Label the Body
Worksheet 2 - Label the Body

Body Organs - INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Many Vital Functions Have Been Identified With The Liver
Organ Diagrams
Organ Flash Cards
What And Where Are Our Organs

Stroke - INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Two Common Types of Strokes
Lifestyle To Be Stroke Free
Signs Of A Stroke
Statistics On Strokes In Canada

Type 2 Diabetes - INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Long-Term Effects
Risk Factors And Prevention
Symptoms Of Type 2 Diabetes

Anxiety - BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Anxiety Symptoms - Sentence Strips
Jigsaw For Anxiety
Managing Anxiety Flash Cards
Teacher Notes Anxiety

Arthritis Osteo - BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Managing Osteoarthritis - Flash Cards
Normal Joint And Osteoarthritis Joint Picture 1
Normal Joint And Osteoarthritis Joint Picture 2
Osteoarthritis Risks Flashcards
Teacher Notes Arthritis Osteo

Arthritis Rheumatoid - BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Rheumatoid - Did You Know?
Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis Flash Cards
Normal Joint Vs. Rheumatoid Joint
Risk For RA - Flash Cards
Symptoms Rheumatoid
Teacher Notes Rheumatoid Arthritis

Depression - BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE
Lesson Plan
Depressed Symptom - Strips
Jigsaw - Depression
Managing Depression Flash Cards
Teacher Notes Depression

Fall Prevention
Lesson Plan - Foundation
Lesson Plan - Beginner
Lesson Plan - Intermediate
Large cards and word strips
Matching
Mini cards
Pamphlet
Strategy Checklist
Vocabulary words worksheet

Reduce Your Risk of Cancer - FOUNDATION
Lesson Plan - Foundation
FACILITATOR REFERENCE – Important Facts - 5 Steps to reduce your risk of cancer
HANDOUT UV Index
FLASHCARDS – Things you can do to help reduce your risk of cancer

Reduce Your Risk of Cancer - BEGINNER
Lesson Plan - Beginner
FACILITATOR REFERENCE How to read a Sunscreen Label
HANDOUT UVA and UVB rays
WORKSHEET What happens when you stop smoking
WORKSHEET Smoking in Manitoba – the Law (‘rules’)
WORKSHEET - SPF Questionaire
WORKSHEET - How to read an SPF Label (with answers)
WORKSHEET - Find Someone who (Bingo)
PUT IN ORDER – What Happens When You Stop Smoking
FLASHCARDS Exercise for Seniors

Reduce Your Risk of Cancer - INTERMEDIATE
LESSON PLAN- Intermediate - Cancer Screening
FACILITATOR REFERENCE - Cancer Screening
WORKSHEET - Micah and Ahmed - Risks for colon cancer
WORKSHEET - Felisha & Anita- Risks for breast cancer
WORKSHEET - ColonCheck Yes or No
HANDOUT - What is a Pap Test
HANDOUT - How to do an FOBT
HANDOUT - Finding Breast Cancer Early
HANDOUT - Coloncheck
HANDOUT - Cancer Screening Can save lives
HANDOUT - Amina Goes for a Pap Test
JIGSAW - What is a Pap Test
JIGSAW - Finding Breast Cancer Early

 

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