Health 8

Expectations & Outcomes

Quarter 1                           2019

Mrs. Burke           507-634-4030

j.burke@komets.k12.mn.edu

 

Mrs. Burke’s Expectations:

  1. Be safe

  2. Be respectful 

  3. Be responsible 

  4. Be engaged 

 

Educational Standards we will meet:

  1. Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
     

  2. Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
     

  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.
     

  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
     

  5. Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
     

  6. Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
     

  7. Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
     

  8. Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

 


Topics we will cover:

  1. 7 Dimensions of Wellness
     

  2. Healthy Lifestyle Choices
     

  3. Lifestyle Diseases, Cancer, Heart Diseass
     

  4. Social Skills, Assertiveness Skills
     

  5. Advocacy, Bullying, Abuse, Survivors
     

  6. Reproductive System, Reproductive Health, Abstinence, Birth Control 
     

  7. Communicable Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Noncommunicable Diseases
     

  8. Addiction, Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco, Vaping
     

  9. Mental Health and Mental Illnesses
     

  10. CHOICES Magazine Topics






 

Grading will be based on participation, projects, and tests.

Participation: 40% (10 points per day)

Projects: 30%

Tests: 20%

Final test: 10%

 

Grading Scale:

94% - 100% = A

90% - 93% = A-

87% - 89% = B+

84% - 86% = B

80% - 83% = B-

77% - 79% = C+

74% - 76% = C

70% - 73% = C-

67% - 69% = D+

64% - 66% = D

60% - 63% = D-

59% - Below + F

 


Extra Credit (Great for making up lost participation points!)
 

  1. Find a credible health article (Newspaper, Magazine, Internet)
     

  2. Summarize the Article (3-5 main points)
     

  3. Present your summary

    1. Verbally share your summary to the class (1-2 minutes) -or-

    2. Discuss article with Mrs. Burke (I will ask questions) -or-

    3. Written Summary -or-

    4. Visual Poster/Slides