Health 6

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Spring semester


Unit Essential Questions Habits Of Mind Content Skills and Processes Assessment Resources Multicultural Dimension Integrated Learning

How do I maintain a healthy body?

What is happening to my body during puberty?

How do i make sound nutritional choices?

Kinesthetic, auditory, visual methods

Skin care and protection

Body cleanliness

Body changes, both physical and emotional including menstruation and male reproductive changes

Nutrion myths and facts, portion sizes, sugar content, saturated fats

Environmental hazards, how air and water pollution impacts health



Demonstrates ways to reduce exposure to harmful pollutants and sun exposure

Identify products that help protect against environmental hazards

Identify bodily changes in puberty and how to manage the changes

Learns how to care for skin and body parts on a daily basis

Identify how food choices are influences by culture, family, media, body image and peers

Learn how to guage appropriate portion sizes

Prepare healthy snacks, with a focus on whole grains

Learn proper food storage and safety precautions


Class participation and discussion

Track 3 day journal of food and liquid consumption

Prepare a 3 day menu including snacks and  beverages

Student will prepare a daily hygiene routine including all steps of self-care





DVD Media Relations

Guest speaker

charts from dairy council

fact sheets from Harvard University

Actual food preparation and samples

explore how various cultures eat differently

explore family food influences

math references to portion and content


Social and Emotional Health

How do I maintain healthy relationships?

How do I deal with bullying, teasing and relational aggression?

What are the expectations of the catlin Gabel Community?

visual, auditory, kinestic, action roleplay

Bullying and teasing (internet/ technology)

Teaching tolerance and acceptance of other's differences

Consequences of peer pressure

Effective communication and problem solving

Curtousy Habits

Catlin Handbook Guidelines

Child abuse and protective laws


Students will learn how to be curtious and socially appropriate

Students will identify dynamics of bullying/teasing and know how to access help

Students will understand the consequences of peer pressure and gain skills to stand up to pressure

Students will understand what constitutes child abuse and will understand the importance of reporting

Students will understand the CGS policy regarding student behavioral expectations

class discusssion

journal entries

film notes

skit participation

DVD Media Relations

CGS handbook

State of Oregon Child Abuse laws

Lessons from ETR Health

Bullies to Buddies lesson guidelines

Gaining empathy for differences in cultural, sexual orientaiton, physical and religious differences

Life Skills and Resiliency

How do I maintain healthy relations with family, friends and teachers?

How do I manage my stress level?


visual, auditory, kinesthetic

Effective communication with others

Social code switching

Stress reduction strategies

Understand Eustress vs. stress

Learn what resiliency is and personal strengths

Student and parent complete an inventory of personal resilency factors

Student identifies personal resiliency traits

Student identifies a plan to use their strengths in the face of challenges

Understands positive and negative aspects of stress it's, effects, and practice reduction skills

Identify one's responsibilities to the larger society and understand appropriate ways to assume it


class participation

journal entries




DVD Media Relations

Stress bingo