Textbook: Lifetime Health Authors: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
In health education, students acquire the health information and skills necessary to become healthy adults. They will learn about behaviors in which they should and should not participate. To achieve that goal, students will understand the following:
1) Students should first seek guidance in the area of health from their parents.
2) Personal behaviors can increase or reduce health risks throughout their lifespan.
3) Students can recognize and utilize health information and products.
4) Personal/interpersonal skills are needed to promote individual, family and community health.
Materials needed: Textbook, pen or pencil, paper
Chapter 7 Nutrition for Life
Chapter 8 Weight Management and Eating Behaviors
*Chapter 10 Alcohol
*Chapter 11 Tobacco
*Chapter 12 Illegal Drugs
*Chapter 18 Reproduction, Pregnancy, and Development
*Chapter 20 Risks of Adolescent Sexual Activity
*Chapter 21 HIV and AIDS
*Worth the Wait will be included in these chapters.
Formative Grades (50%) Class work, Quizzes, Homework
Summative Grades (50%) Tests, Projects, Research Papers
Semester Grade: Nine weeks average (75%)
Final Exam (25%)
The responsibility to make up missed assignment falls on the student. Check with the instructor to make up missed assignments. Retesting is allowed before and after school only.