Health I

Course  Objectives

Students will understand that responsible decision-making, the development of healthy relationships, the management of stress and the complex emotional states of adolescence, adaptation to change throughout life and knowing when to seek help, manifest the level of one's mental health.

Relationship violence
Review Sexual Harassment
Mental health

Performance Indicators

Relationship Violence / Sexual Harassment;
1:3 Analyze the impact of adolescent sexual health behaviors on the individual, family and the community.
3:5  Develop strategies for preventing injuries to self and others.
4:2  Evaluate the effect of media, technology and other factors in sexuality in relationships.
5:2 Apply constructive ways with dealing with sexual harassment.
5:2  Analyze how interpersonal communication affects relationships.
5:7  Analyze the possible causes of conflict in schools, families and communities.
5:8  Apply health strategies used to prevent conflict.
Mental Health:
1:4 Analyze how the family, peers, community and environment are interrelated with
       mental and emotional health.
4:2. Evaluate the effect of media and other factors on personal, family and community
       expressional of emotions
5:1 Apply skills for communicating effectively with the family, peers and others
5:3. Use healthy ways to express needs, wants and feelings.
7:3. Utilize strategies to overcome barriers when communicating information, ideas,  
       feelings and opinions about mental health  issues.
3:3 Analyze the short-term and long-term consequences of risky and harmful behaviors
4:3. Analyze how information from the community, peers and others influences
       behaviors in response to emotions.
5:5 Apply strategies for solving interpersonal conflicts without harming self or others.
7:2 Design methods for accurately expressing information and ideas about mental health   
      promotion and suicide prevention.
7:4 Influence and support others in making positive health choices.
1:3. Analyze the impact of personal health behaviors on the functioning of body systems.
2:2  Analyze resources from home, school and community that provide valid nutritional information.
3:2  Evaluate personal nutritional eating habits to determine strategies for enhancing health and reducing risks.
4:3  Evaluate the impact of technology on personal, family and community  nutrition practices.
7:2  Design methods for  accurately expressing nutrition information and ideas
5:2. To communicate care, consideration and respect of self and others.
3:3. Analyze the short-term and long-term consequences of safe, risky and harmful

Standards Alignment

Standard 1: Students will understand concepts related to health       
      promotion and disease prevention as a foundation for a  
     healthy life.
Standard 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health
      information and health-promoting products and  services.
Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-
               enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks.
Standard 4: Students will analyze the influence of culture, media,
               technology & other factors on health.
Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal
       communication skills to enhance health.
Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal setting
               & decision making skills to enhance health.
Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for
               personal, family, community & environmental health

Technology Standards Alignment

Standard 1: Basic operation and concepts
Standard 2: Socail, ethical, and human issues
Standard 3: Technology productivity tools
Standard 4: Technology communication tools
Standard 5: Technology research tools
Standard 6: Tech problem-solving and decision making tools

Student Assessment

o       Projects
o       Portfolio
o       Tests / quizzes
o       Self Assessments
o       Homework / notebook
o       Peer Evaluations

Student Activities

o       Confidential Lifeline
o       Laramie Project
o       Display boards
o       Health Newspaper
o       Nutrition game
o       Pamphlets
o       Reflection on AIDS wall
o       Guest speakers
o       Student discussion
o       Individual diet Analysis
o       Library research
o       Role play
o       Power Point Presentations

Mission and Student Expectations Alignment


Applied Learning Alignment

Nutrition Game- A1, C1, D1, D2, E1
Suicide Project - B1, C1, D2
Individual Diet Analysis - C2
Year In Review - C3

ELA Grade Span Expectations
Mathematics Grade Span Expectations
R 2.1  I √ -
R 15.1 A √ -
R 15.2  A √ -
R 15.3  A √ -
R 15.4 A √ -
W 2.1 A √ -
W 7.2 A √ -
W 7.3 A √ -
W 7.4 A √ -
W 8.3 A √ -
OC 1.1  I √, A √ -
OC 1.2 I √ -
OC 1.3 I √ -, A √ -
OC 1.4 I √ -, A √ -
OC 1.5  I √ -, A √ -
OC 2.1  A √ -
OC 2.2  A √ -
OC 2.3  A √ -
OC 2.4  A √ -
OC 2.5  A √ -
OC 2.6  A √ -

Common Core of Learning