7th Grade Health
- 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 13 – Body Systems: Your Nervous System; Your Digestive and Excretory Systems; Your Endocrine System
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
o Chapter 17 – Using Medicines Wisely: Types of Medicines; How Medicines Affect Your Body; Using Medicines Correctly
o Chapter 19 – Noncommunicable Diseases: Noncommunicable Diseases; Cancer; Heart and Circulatory Problems; Diabetes and Arthritis; allergies and Asthma
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