Pittsfield Middle High School by MfT85YYG

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									                       Pittsfield Middle High School

Course of Study: Health I
Course Length: Semester
Course Level: 9th and 10th
Course Status: Core

Prerequisite: none

Course Objective: To increase the level of health literacy of students by increasing access to
information that allows them to obtain, interpret, and understand basic health information and
services. This course strives to motivate and assist students to evaluate their present health
situation and take measures to maintain and/or improve their health, prevent disease, and reduce
risky health behaviors. Topics to be covered are nutrition, physical activity, personal care, mental
health, tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.

Social Expectations

   1. student will help create a climate of trust and respect for self and others, demonstrating a
      mastery of interpersonal skills through the use of appropriate language and listening
      skills, honesty and integrity, and accepting responsibility for one's actions.

   2. student will demonstrate respect and consideration for other people, their opinions,
      property, and rights.

   3. student will participate in respectful discourse with other members of the
      School community.

Civic Expectations

   1. student will balance support for authority with a willingness to
      responsibly dissent from authority.

   2. student contributes insightful and practical ideas, listens actively, and is instrumental in
      determining the direction of the educational outcomes in the classroom and school related
      matters.
Course Competencies (National Health Education Standards)
         1. Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease
            prevention
         2. Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and
            health-promoting products and services
         3. students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and
            reduce health risks
         4. Students will analyze the influence of culture, media, technology and other factors
            on health
         5. students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to
            enhance health
         6. students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting and decision-making
            skills to enhance health
         7. students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and
            community health

          Unit                 Competencies Addressed                    Assessment Method
Chapter 1 -Leading a Health   6 - students will demonstrate the      Class Discussion/Participation
Life                          ability to use goal-setting and        Journal Writing
                              decision making skills to enhance
1. Health and Teens           health
                                                                     Homework assignments
2. Health and Wellness                                               Worksheets
3. Health in Your                                                        o Life Skills
Community                                                                o Re-teaching
                                                                         o Concept Review
                                                                         o Practice Test
                                                                     Quiz
                                                                     Unit Exam

Chapter 2 - Skills for a      3-Students will demonstrate the        Class Discussion/Participation
Health Life                   ability to practice health-            Journal Writing
                              enhancing behaviors and reduce
1. Building Life Skills       health risks.
                                                                     Homework assignments
2. Making GREAT                                                      Worksheets
Decisions                     6-Students will demonstrate the            o Life Skills
3.Resisting Pressure from     ability to use goal-setting and            o Re-teaching
Others                        decision-making skills to enhance          o Concept Review
                              health
4. Setting Healthy Goals                                                 o Practice Test
                                                                     Quiz
                                                                     Unit Exam

Chapter 3 - Self-Esteem and   1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
Mental Health                 concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                              promotion and disease prevention
1. Building Your Self-                                               Homework assignments
Esteem                        2-Students will demonstrate the        Worksheets
2. Using Good                 ability to access valid health             o Life Skills
Communication Skills          information and health-promoting           o Re-teaching
3. Mental and Emotional       products and services                      o Concept Review
Health                        3-Students will demonstrate the
                                                                         o Practice Test
4. Understanding Mental        ability to practice health-            Quiz
Disorders                      enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam

Chapter 4 -Managing Stress     1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
and Coping with Loss           concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                               promotion and disease prevention
1. Stress and Your Health                                             Homework assignments
2. Dealing with Stress         2-Students will demonstrate the        Worksheets
3. Coping with Loss            ability to access valid health             o Life Skills
4. Preventing Suicide          information and health-promoting           o Re-teaching
                               products and services                      o Concept Review
                               3-Students will demonstrate the
                                                                          o Practice Test
                               ability to practice health-            Quiz
                               enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam
                               health risks

                               5-Students will demonstrate the
                               ability to use interpersonal
                               communication skills to enhance
                               health

Chapter 5 – Preventing         3-Students will demonstrate the        Class Discussion/Participation
Violence and Abuse             ability to practice health-            Journal Writing
                               enhancing behaviors and reduce
1. Conflict Resolution and     health risks
                                                                      Homework assignments
Violence Prevention                                                   Worksheets
2. Recognizing and             4-Students will analyze the                o Life Skills
Preventing Abuse               influence of culture, media,               o Re-teaching
3. Sexual Abuse and            technology and other factors on            o Concept Review
                               health
Violence                                                                  o Practice Test
                               5-Students will demonstrate the        Quiz
                               ability to use interpersonal           Unit Exam
                               communication skills to enhance
                               health

                               6-Students will demonstrate the
                               ability to use goal-setting and
                               decision-making skills to enhance
                               health

Chapter 6 - Physical Fitness   1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
for Life                       concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                               promotion and disease prevention
1. Physical Fitness and                                               Homework assignments
Your Health                    2-Students will demonstrate the        Worksheets
2. Planning Your Fitness       ability to access valid health             o Life Skills
Program                        information and health-promoting           o Re-teaching
3. Exercising the Safe Way     products and services                      o Concept Review
4. Sleep                       3-Students will demonstrate the
                                                                          o Practice Test
                               ability to practice health-            Quiz
                               enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam
                               health risks
                              6- Students will demonstrate the
                              ability to use goal-setting and
                              decision-making skills to enhance
                              health

Chapter 7 -Nutrition for      1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
Life                          concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                              promotion and disease prevention
1. Carbohydrates, Fats, and                                          Homework assignments
Proteins                      2-Students will demonstrate the        Worksheets
2. Vitamins, Minerals, and    ability to access valid health              o Life Skills
Water                         information and health-promoting            o Re-teaching
3. Meeting Your Nutritional   products and services                       o Concept Review
Needs                         3-Students will demonstrate the
                                                                          o Practice Test
4. Choosing a Healthful       ability to practice health-            Quiz
Diet                          enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam
                              health risks                           Project – Poster board display
                                                                      of a vitamin or mineral

                              4-Students will analyze the
                              influence of culture, media,
                              technology and other factors on
                              health

                              6-Students will demonstrate the
                              ability to use goal-setting and
                              decision-making skills to enhance
                              health
Chapter 8 - Weight            1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
Management and Eating         concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                              promotion and disease prevention
Behaviors                                                            Homework assignments
1. Food and Your Body         2-Students will demonstrate the        Worksheets
Weight                        ability to access valid health             o Life Skills
2. Maintaining a Healthy      information and health-promoting           o Re-teaching
Weight                        products and services                      o Concept Review
3. Eating Disorders           3-Students will demonstrate the
                                                                         o Practice Test
4. Preventing Food-Related    ability to practice health-            Quiz
Illnesses                     enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam
                              health risks

                              4-Students will analyze the
                              influence of culture, media,
                              technology and other factors on
                              health

                              6-Students will demonstrate the
                              ability to use goal-setting and
                              decision-making skills to enhance
                              health

Chapter 9 -Understanding      1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
Drugs and Medicine            concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                              promotion and disease prevention
                                                                     Homework assignments
   1. Drugs                    2-Students will demonstrate the        Worksheets
   2. Drugs as Medicines       ability to access valid health             o Life Skills
                               information and health-promoting
   3. Drugs and the Brain      products and services
                                                                          o Re-teaching
                                                                          o Concept Review
                               3-Students will demonstrate the            o Practice Test
                               ability to practice health-            Quiz
                               enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam
                               health risks


                               4-Students will analyze the
                               influence of culture, media,
                               technology and other factors on
                               health

                               5-Students will demonstrate the
                               ability to use interpersonal
                               communication skills to enhance
                               health

                               6-Students will demonstrate the
                               ability to use goal-setting and
                               decision-making skills to enhance
                               health
Chapter 10 Alcohol             1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
1. Alcohol Affects the Body    concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                               promotion and disease prevention
2. Alcoholism Affects                                                 Homework assignments
Family and Society          2-Students will demonstrate the           Worksheets
3. Teens and Alcohol        ability to access valid health                o Life Skills
                               information and health-promoting           o Re-teaching
                               products and services                      o Concept Review
                               3-Students will demonstrate the
                                                                          o Practice Test
                               ability to practice health-            Quiz
                               enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam
                               health risks

                               4-Students will analyze the
                               influence of culture, media,
                               technology and other factors on
                               health

                               5-Students will demonstrate the
                               ability to use interpersonal
                               communication skills to enhance
                               health

                               6-Students will demonstrate the
                               ability to use goal-setting and
                               decision-making skills to enhance
                               health

Chapter 11 Tobacco             1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
1. Tobacco Use                 concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                               promotion and disease prevention
2. Dangers of Tobacco Use                                             Homework assignments
3. A Tobacco-Free Life       2-Students will demonstrate the        Worksheets
                             ability to access valid health             o Life Skills
                             information and health-promoting
                             products and services
                                                                        o Re-teaching
                                                                        o Concept Review
                             3-Students will demonstrate the            o Practice Test
                             ability to practice health-            Quiz
                             enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam
                             health risks

                             4-Students will analyze the
                             influence of culture, media,
                             technology and other factors on
                             health

                             5-Students will demonstrate the
                             ability to use interpersonal
                             communication skills to enhance
                             health


                             6-Students will demonstrate the
                             ability to use goal-setting and
                             decision-making skills to enhance
                             health

Chapter 12 - Illegal Drugs   1-Students will comprehend             Class Discussion/Participation
1. Drugs of Abuse            concepts related to health             Journal Writing
                             promotion and disease prevention
2. Commonly Abused                                                  Homework assignments
Drugs                        2-Students will demonstrate the        Worksheets
3. Other Drugs of Abuse      ability to access valid health             o Life Skills
4. A Drug-Free Life          information and health-promoting           o Re-teaching
                             products and services                      o Concept Review
                             3-Students will demonstrate the
                                                                        o Practice Test
                             ability to practice health-            Quiz
                             enhancing behaviors and reduce         Unit Exam
                             health risks                           Project – Oral Power point
                                                                     Presentation on an Illegal
                             4-Students will analyze the
                             influence of culture, media,
                                                                     Drug
                             technology and other factors on
                             health

                             5-Students will demonstrate the
                             ability to use interpersonal
                             communication skills to enhance
                             health

                             6-Students will demonstrate the
                             ability to use goal-setting and
                             decision-making skills to enhance
                             health

								
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