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:
                                http://healthsmartva.pwnet.org/index.php
                  http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_docs/index.shtml


                                         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                       Chapters*        # Days        Pages*
1- Health and Wellness                             1  2 Review         7          4 - 47
2 - Mental and Emotional Health                        3-5             18          48-100
3 - Physical Fitness and Nutrition                     6-8             18         124 - 215
4  Disease and Disorders                             13  15          18         314-385
5 Sexual Education                              Choosing the Best     10
6  Consumer Health- These lessons are most      Express Lessons        5         548-565
   effective when integrated into other units.

7  First Aid and Safety                         Express Lessons        6         576-597
Health Review and Final Assessment                                      5
                                                                     87 Total

Health II
                        Units                       Chapters*        # Days        Pages*
1- Driver's Education                                 1 - 18           45          3 - 381
2- Medication and Substance Abuse                      9 -12           20         216-302
3  Adolescence, Adulthood, & Family
                                                      16 - 17          10         386 - 421
    Life
4 - Sexuality Education                               18 -19           10         428 - 464
Health Review and Assessment                        9-12, 16-19         5
                                                                     90 Total

*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                          SOL              RESOURCES/ACTIVITIES

The student will:

                                                       9.1.d,f   Lifetime Health - Chapter 1: Leading a
 Differentiate between healthy and unhealthy          9.2.c     Healthy Life
  lifestyles                                           10.2.a
 Evaluate factors that influence health               10.2.g    Video Health: Profiles in Honesty
                                                       10.4.d
 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




 Demonstrate the ability to use personal              9.1.d,f   Lifetime Health - Chapter 2: Skills for a
  assessment, goal setting and decision-making         10.2.a    Healthy Life
  skills to enhance health                             10.2.c
                                                       10.2.d    Video Health: Profiles in Responsibility
 Demonstrate an understanding of the                  10.2.e
  relationship between lifestyle choices and           10.2.f
  personal health                                      10.2.h
 Compare positive and negative influences that        10..5.f
  people and the environment have on you
 State examples of refusal skills and apply them
  to pressure situations in your life




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                                                    Health I
                           Unit 2: Mental and Emotional Health
                    OBJECTIVES                         SOL             RESOURCES/ACTIVITIES

The student will:

                                                      9.1.d,f   Lifetime Health - Chapter 3:
 Describe the characteristics of mental health       10.2.a    Self Esteem and Mental Health

 Demonstrate communication skills that lead                    Video Health: Building Self-Esteem
  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 self-
  esteem
 Discuss the benefits of high self-esteem and the
  risks of low self-esteem




 Compare and contrast positive and negative          9.1.d     Lifetime Health - Chapter 4:
  effects of stress on the body                       9.1.f     Managing Stress and Coping with Loss
                                                      9.1.g
 Demonstrate stress management techniques            9.1.h     Video Health: Profiles in Perseverance
 Describe the stages one goes through in
  accepting a major loss                              10.3.d
                                                      10.3.f
 Discuss ways to cope with a major loss
 Recognize and examine suicide risk factors and
                                                                Respond  A Comprehensive High School
  appropriate responses
                                                                Based Suicide Awareness Program; VA
 Connect the importance of strengthening                       Edition  Student Component (see SAP
  relationships and seeking support after a death               coordinator)
  or loss
 Discuss the five stages of grief and dying, how
  to express grief, and how to comfort someone
  who is grieving




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