High school health education curriculum guide

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High School Health Education Curriculum Guide

Revised 2010

To align with the 2008 Virginia Health standards of Learning the 2009 adoption of the Holt: Lifetime Health textbook and the inclusion of Driver Education in Health II.

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Table of Contents

Overview of Health I and II................................................... 2

Health I 1 - Health and Wellness...................................................... 3 2 - Mental and Emotional Health............................................ 4 3 - Physical Fitness and Nutrition........................................... 6 4 - Disease and Disorders.................................................... 7 5 - Sexuality Education........................................................ 8 6 ? Consumer Health.......................................................... 9 7 - First Aid and Safety........................................................ 10

Health II 1- Driver Education............................................................. 11 4 - Medication and Substance Abuse..................................... 12 3 - Adolescence, Adulthood & Family Life................................14 4 - Sexuality Education.........................................................15

Resources........................................................................ 17

Virginia Health Standards of Learning 2008:



Course Descriptions

Health I

This course will provide students an opportunity to develop an understanding of health concepts, behaviors, and skills that reduce health risks and enhance the health and well-being of self and others; to set personal health goals; and to evaluate health information, products, services, and the effects of health behaviors on the community. Specific topics will include personal fitness, nutrition, mental and emotional health, the prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, safety and first aid and sexuality education that focuses on dating and abstinence education.

Health II

This course will provide students an opportunity to develop an understanding of health concepts, behaviors, and skills that reduce health risks and enhance the health and well-being of self and others; to set personal health goals; and to evaluate health information, products, services, and the effects of health behaviors on the community. Specific topics will include driver education, injury prevention, medication and substance abuse, marriage, reproduction, parenthood, and stages of healthy development.

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Health I and II Overview and Textbook Correlation

Health I

Units 1- Health and Wellness 2 - Mental and Emotional Health 3 - Physical Fitness and Nutrition 4 ? Disease and Disorders 5? Sexual Education 6 ? Consumer Health- These lessons are most

effective when integrated into other units.

7 ? First Aid and Safety Health Review and Final Assessment

Chapters* 1 ? 2 Review

3 - 5 6 - 8 13 ? 15 Choosing the Best Express Lessons Express Lessons

Health II

Units 1- Driver's Education 2- Medication and Substance Abuse 3 ? Adolescence, Adulthood, & Family

Life 4 - Sexuality Education Health Review and Assessment

Chapters* 1 - 18 9 -12 16 - 17 18 -19

9-12, 16-19

# Days 7 18 18 18 10 5 6 5

87 Total

# Days 45 20 10 10 5

90 Total

Pages* 4 - 47 48-100 124 - 215 314-385

548-565 576-597

Pages* 3 - 381 216-302 386 - 421 428 - 464

*Textbook: Lifetime Health, 2009 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston # Number of Days: This is an approximation and includes time for review and assessment

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Health I

Health I

Unit 1: Health and Your Wellness

OBJECTIVES

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RESOURCES/ACTIVITIES

The student will:

? Differentiate between healthy and unhealthy lifestyles

? Evaluate factors that influence health

? Demonstrate the importance of accepting responsibility for their own health

? Demonstrate an understanding of the various components of health and the holistic relationship they have on total health

? Evaluate the role of technology as it relates to health products and services

? Demonstrate the skills needed to evaluate health related information

9.1.d,f 9.2.c 10.2.a 10.2.g 10.4.d

Lifetime Health - Chapter 1: Leading a Healthy Life

Video Health: Profiles in Honesty

? Demonstrate the ability to use personal assessment, goal setting and decision-making skills to enhance health

? Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between lifestyle choices and personal health

? Compare positive and negative influences that people and the environment have on you

? State examples of refusal skills and apply them to pressure situations in your life

9.1.d,f 10.2.a 10.2.c 10.2.d 10.2.e 10.2.f 10.2.h 10..5.f

Lifetime Health - Chapter 2: Skills for a Healthy Life

Video Health: Profiles in Responsibility

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Health I

Unit 2: Mental and Emotional Health

OBJECTIVES

SOL

RESOURCES/ACTIVITIES

The student will:

? Describe the characteristics of mental health

9.1.d,f Lifetime Health - Chapter 3: 10.2.a Self Esteem and Mental Health

? Demonstrate communication skills that lead to healthy relationships

? Recognize the impact of emotions on overall health

? Describe healthful ways to deal with emotions

? Describe the types, characteristics, prevalence, and treatment of mental disorders

? Describe ways you can improve your selfesteem

? Discuss the benefits of high self-esteem and the risks of low self-esteem

Video Health: Building Self-Esteem

? Compare and contrast positive and negative effects of stress on the body

? Demonstrate stress management techniques

? Describe the stages one goes through in accepting a major loss

? Discuss ways to cope with a major loss

9.1.d 9.1.f 9.1.g 9.1.h

10.3.d 10.3.f

? Recognize and examine suicide risk factors and appropriate responses

? Connect the importance of strengthening relationships and seeking support after a death or loss

? Discuss the five stages of grief and dying, how to express grief, and how to comfort someone who is grieving

Lifetime Health - Chapter 4: Managing Stress and Coping with Loss Video Health: Profiles in Perseverance

Respond ? A Comprehensive High School Based Suicide Awareness Program; VA Edition ? Student Component (see SAP coordinator)

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Health I

Unit 2: Mental and Emotional Health - continued

OBJECTIVES

SOL

RESOURCES/ACTIVITIES

The student will:

? Evaluate ways to prevent acts of violence

? Recognize and deal with conflicts effectively

? Apply negotiation and mediation processes for conflict resolution

? Identify and assess the mediation process available at school

? Identify opportunities in the community and workplace to utilize mediation

? Examine types of abuse and help available for victims

? Examine examples of sexual harassment and how to respond in order to stop the harassment

? Describe ways to protect yourself from sexual abuse and violence

9.1.d 9.1.f 9.1.i

10.2.a 10.3.a 10.3.b 10.3.c 10.3.f 10.5.c

Lifetime Health - Chapter 5: Preventing Violence and Abuse

Video Health: Respecting Others

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