Decisions for Health (Levels Green, Red, Blue)

Comments

  • No Comments

Contributed By

  • Original Source:
    Conditions of Use:
    Read the Fine Print

    Read the Fine Print

    Copyrighted materials, available under Fair Use and the TEACH Act for US-based educators, or other custom arrangements. Go to the resource provider to see their individual restrictions.


Description

This health curriculum promotes active exploration of health concepts, character building, and life skills by requiring students to apply what they learn within the context of the real world. A separate textbook is available for grades sic through eight. Nutrition content develops with each grade level. Lessons begin at the sixth grade level, with a focus on nutrients. More complex topics, such as eating disorders and maintaining a healthy body image, are covered in the eight grade. Students engage in guided and independent practice, demonstrations, discussions, role plays, skits , poster projects, and study activities to develop decision-making, media analysis, and communication skills.

What’s inside: Teacher resource guide, student worksheets and study guides, online textbook, chapter resources package, teacher planner, and CD-ROM for students. Free handouts and additional activities are available online.

Activity highlight: Students develop a health behavior contract in which they discuss the reasons they need to change, determine their personal values they possess that will help them meet their goal, create a plan for changing their health behavior, and evaluate their progress.

Nutrition Competencies by the grade:
Grade 6: 1a-c, e, f, h, 2-7
Grade 7: 1a-c, e-g, 2-7
Grade 8: 1a, b, e, f

Language: Resource Guide and student textbook in English with Spanish Handouts available
Number of lesson plans: 11
Amount of time per lesson: 45minutes
Estimated total time for lessons: 8.25 hours

Format: Hard copy
Cost: available for purchase, some handouts available on line

Cafeteria connection: No
After School: Not reviewed
Less

Learning Registry Activity

    Bookmarks

    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Health & Physical Education

    Resource Pedagogy

    Resource Type/Classification:

    • Student Materials
    • Teacher Materials
    • Reproducibles
    • Reference Materials


    Tool for: Teachers

    Beneficiary: Students

    Tags/Keywords