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Review of:

Salt Tablet

Producer:Learning ZoneXpress
Date Produced:04-15-2011
Format(s):
  • Fact Sheet
  • Flyer
  • Tablet of 50 sheets, tear pad
Audience(s):
  • Elementary School (6-8 yrs)
  • Middle School (9-12 yrs)
  • High School (13-18 yrs)
  • Young Adults (19-30 yrs)
  • Middle Adults (31-50 yrs)
  • Older Adults (51+)
  • General Consumer
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Professionals
  • Child Care Providers
Topic(s):
  • MyPlate/DGA Training
  • Sodium and Potassium
Description:It's estimated that nearly 75% of sodium intake comes from eating processed foods. Discover other sources of sodium in our foods, alternative names for salt, and ideas to reduce your sodium intake with the Salt Handouts in Tablets. 8 1/2" x 11", 50 sheets per tablet
Cost:$9.95 for the tear pad of 50 sheets
Free?No
Ordering Info:www.LearningZoneXpress.com Toll free: 888.455.7003
Web Site:www.LearningZoneXpress.com


Content

A. Use of MyPlate/MyPlate or the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Material based on MyPlate or the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
B. Scope
Scope of information appropriate for target audience and essential topics discussed in appropriate detail.
C. Purpose
Purpose of material clearly stated in title or introduction.
D. Organization
Material well-organized and major points presented clearly.
E. Accuracy
Information contains minor inaccuracies.

Comments:
Resource does not specify the type of gravy that could be high in sodium.
F. Learner Background
Material does not assume that reader has background information.
G. Learning Objectives
Not applicable.
H. Learning Activities, Projects, or Interactive Learning Tools
Not applicable.
I. Objectivity/Sponsor Bias
Subject matter presented objectively and fairly. No brand name promotion or obvious sponsor bias.
J. Inclusion of learning objectives, learner activities, instructional aids, lesson plans, evaluation component, identification of required instructional materials, web site with additional materials.
Not applicable.
K. Recipes (if included)
No recipes are included.
L. Recipes (if included)
No recipes are included.
M. Instructional Resources
Instructor resources not needed for this material.
N. Credits, References and Resources (Including dates, publisher, etc.)
Credits, references, and resources outdated, inaccurate, and unusable, or no references/resources/credits provided.
O. Summary
All major ideas summarized or reviewed to reinforce key concepts; summaries easily identified.

Print Materials
A. Writing Style
Main ideas are clear and flow smoothly.
B. Writing Approach
Writing approach is positive and personal. Active voice is used most of the time.
C. Vocabulary
Vocabulary used is appropriate for intended audience. Minimizes use of technical terms and if used, are defined.
D. Supportive Illustrations
All of the illustrations contribute to the material and are on the same page as their textual references. Tables and graphs are as simple and easy to read as possible. All information needed in graphs and tables is provided in a form requiring no further explanation.
E. Layout and Design
Color, design, and layout of material are attractive, and stimulate interest, without being too busy. There is good balance between print and blank space.
F. Visual Quality
Paper weight used is heavy enough so that print from one side cannot be seen on the other side. Text is written in a font size that is easy to read, and the main body is not written in capital letters.
G. Headings/Cueing Devices
Clear headings are provided for each topic area. Cueing devices (shading, boxes, arrows, etc.) are used to direct attention to key points.
H. Approximate Reading Level
Reading level is at or below 5th grade level for low-literacy materials. Assessment method provided.


Overall Comments on Resource Reviewed

A. Positive Points of the Reviewed Resource:
Large print and easy to follow.
B. Points that Could Be Improved:
Gravy should indicate whether homemade or canned or dry mix.
C. General Comments
Move ramen noodles to blue background and replace it with the canned vegetable. Hard to see both in current set up.
D. Overall Summary
Good for health fairs and one-on-one counseling.


Reviewer Rating
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