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					      8 th     Grade Health
• Textbooks                   • Homework
  – You are responsible for     – All homework
    them, they must be            assignments are worth
    covered.                      10 points.
  – May not highlight or        – Late homework
    write in your books.          assignments will be
  – Students may not              accepted one day late,
    attend Dorney Park if         better late than never.
    textbooks are lost.
                Grading
• Tests: 4/ 5
• Quizzes: 4/5
• Homework: 10
  – (How much depends on YOU!)
• In class participation
• Projects
  – Tobacco & Drugs
  – Personality Box (100pts.), Music Review
                 Units
• What is Health,      • Sexuality
  Mental & Emotional   • STD’s, HIV & AIDS
  Health.              • Relationships
• Alcohol
• Illegal Drugs
     Physical                              Mental/Emotional




                       Social & Family

The state of your body, mind, and the way you get along with others.
               Factors Influencing
                  Your Health
                EXTERNAL FACTORS

                           AVAILABLE HEALTH CARE
RANDOM EVENT




    HEREDITY                       ENVIRONMENT
INTERNAL FACTORS
               Sports




            Friends




Drugs
      WHAT INFLUENCES YOUR
•   Are you healthy? HEALTH?
    – Why or Why Not?
• Why do you play the sports you play?
• Why don’t you play sports?
• What do you eat for breakfast? Lunch? Dinner?
• What activities do you do that involve movement?
  Do you participate in activities that involve
  movement?
• Did you used to do activities but don’t do them
  now?
                           Lifestyle
                                                            Wellness


                                 Moderate
                                 Level of Energy              High Level
                                                              Of Energy


             Minor Aches                    Exercising & Eating Healthy
             And pains

Disability                 Lack of Energy


        Premature Death
Sedentary Lifestyle combined with unhealthy eating, alcohol, tobacco
& other drugs.
                                    CHAPTER 1
                                VOCABULARY TERMS
Health: a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.
Wellness: is an overall state of well-being, or total health.
Behavior: The way you act.
Heredity: is the passing on of traits from your parents as a result of transmission of
genes.
Environment: is the sum total of your surroundings.
Attitudes: your feelings and beliefs.
Values: Beliefs or ideals that guide one’s actions
Lifestyle factors: life related habits.
Health Education or Health Knowledge: providing health information in such a way
that influences people to change their attitudes and take positive actions regarding their
health.
Precaution: is a planned action taken before an event to increase the chances of a safe
outcome.
Self-Esteem: the way you feel about yourself.
Goal: is something you aim for.
                                 Decision Making Model:
                1. State the situation             4. Consider your values.
             2. List the options                        5. Make a decision and act.
             3. Weigh the possible outcomes.       6. Evaluate your decision.
Have you ever taken a risk?
Is the Risk worth the Reward?
       Are all Risks bad?




    What is the risk? What’s the reward?
                Self-Esteem
              Self-Confidence
          Sense of Accomplishment
  Reasonable                                     Unreasonable
       – Trying a new sport        –   Smoking
       – Trying out for the        –   Alcohol
         school play
                                   –   Drugs
       – Taking on a new job
                                   –   Sex
       – Asking a person out on
         date                      –   An unreasonable risk
       – Crossing the street           is the possibility that
       – Going on a roller             may cause injury to
         coaster                       you or others.
       – Talent show
Taking Precautions:
A precaution is a planned action taken before an event to
increase the chance of a safe outcome.
                       Issues
• Peer Pressure
  –   Fitting in to the right group.
  –   Bullying
  –   Drugs
  –   Alcohol
  –   Relationships
  –   Sexual activity
  –   School
  –   Family
       Decision Making Process
• Identify the situation
• Identify your options
• Ask yourself these questions
  –   Is it Healthy?
  –   Is it safe?
  –   Is it legal?
  –   Consider your values: Are the beliefs and ideas
      that are important to you and your family agree
      with your decision?
 Decision Making model continued

• Make a choice
• Analyze your decision
  – Did it result in a healthy action and how did it
    affect myself and others.
  – You may learn that your decision was the right
    one or you may choose to act differently.
   Responsible Behavior

Who is responsible for your actions?




              YOU
      What is a Goal?
A goal is something you aim for.

HAVE YOU EVER SET A GOAL?




   No Goals are too HIGH!
      Goals are important to your
              self-esteem


Self-esteem:
     is the way you feel about yourself.
           KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE
                   PRIZE!




Make sure your goal is attainable & reasonable
Typically are harder to reach and require more effort.



Short term goals can be used as stepping stones to help you
reach your long term goal.
Using Short term goals to meet
    your Long Term Goal.
A on a Quiz     A on a Test     A in Health


Run a ½ mile    Run 1 mile      Run a 5K race


Say Hi to people Start a        Create new
you see.         conversation   friendships.
                 with someone
                 you like.
                    Goal
               Run a Marathon
1.   Talk to people who have already run a marathon
2.   Look at different training schedules
3.   Plan a date for the marathon.
4.   Plan a training schedule that works with my schedule.
5.   Pick a time to run/ find a running partner
6.   Keep track of my miles.
7.   Eat healthy especially the night before big runs.
8.   Race Day!!!
9.   Did I finish? What was my time?
1. What is your goal? What do you want to achieve or change
   about yourself? (Lose weight, Get good grades)
2. When do you want to accomplish this goal? Long term or Short
   term? (June or End of High School)
3. What is your game plan? How do you plan on achieving this
   goal?
4. What resources are you going to use? (Friends, teachers, Coach)
5. How can you check your progress?
6. What can you do if you don’t achieve your goal?

				
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