7th Grade Health

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    Glencoe McGraw-Hill Teen Health Textbook – topics include:
     
    o   Chapter 9 -  Nutrition:  Nutrients Your Body Needs; Creating a Healthful Eating Plan; Managing Your Weight; Body Image and Eating Disorders
     
    o   Chapter 14 – Tobacco:  Facts about Tobacco; Health Risks of Tobacco Use; Tobacco Addiction; Costs to Society; Saying No to Tobacco
     
    o   Chapter 15 – Alcohol:  Alcohol Use and Teens; Effects of Alcohol Use; Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse; Getting Help for Alcohol Abuse
     
    o   Chapter 16 – Drugs:  Drug Use and Abuse; Types of Drugs and Their Effects; Staying Drug Free
     
     
     
    Look, Listen, Link - Depression and Suicide Awareness 
     
    Erin's Law - Sexual Abuse curriculum taught by AUGS social workers
     
     
    Expectations:
     
    o   Students are expected to show up to class on time.
     
    o   Students are expected to turn in assignments and finish projects on time.
     
    o   Students are expected to participate during classroom activities and discussions.
     
    o   Students are expected to be an effective member of a team during group work.
     
     
    Grading: Weekly in-class assignments and Assessments
     
    This is a point’s based class. Final grades are based on the total amount of points students are able to achieve.
     
    Total points come from:
     
    o   Writing, reading, guided notes, worksheets, activities
     
    o   Active learning projects
     
    o   Group Work
     
    o   Unit tests and quizzes