Grades 9 - 12

 

Content Area

9-12

 

The student  will . . .

 

 

 

  

 

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

(HE. S.1)

 

 

HE.HS.1.1  compare and contrast the components of total wellness (e.g., social, physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual).

 

HE.HS.1.2  discriminate between the positive and potentially negative effects of local and global environmental health problems (e.g., pollution—air, land, water, noise, exposure to sun, pesticides, food production).

 

HE.HS.1.3  analyze and interpret how public health and social policies, along with government regulations (e.g., local, state, federal, world health organizations), influence health promotion and disease prevention.

 

HE.HS.1.4  differentiate between the causes of communicable and non-communicable diseases.

 

HE.HS.1.5  identify and apply skills to prevent communicable and non-communicable diseases.

 

Content Area

9-12

 

The student  will . . .

 

 

 

Health Information and Services

(HE. S.2)

 

HE.HS.2.1  identify and evaluate resources that provide accurate health information in regard to the National Standards of Health Education.

 

HE.HS.2.2    identify the factors (e.g., quackery, food labels, media, peers, family) that influence personal choices on health promoting products based on current information.

 

HE.HS.2.3    locate and utilize resources (e.g., speakers, hotlines, internet, yellow pages) to identify health care services advantageous for optimal health care.

Content Area

9-12

 

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Health Behaviors  (HE.S.3)

 

 

HE.HS.3.1  complete a personal health assessment and detail behavioral changes and strategies to enhance health and reduce risk.

 

HE.HS.3.2  recognize and demonstrate the positive effects of nutrition and physical activity on health.

 

HE.HS.3.3  list examples and explain short and long term impacts of health decisions (e.g., smoking, good diet, wearing seat belts) on the individual, family and community (e.g., lung cancer, heart disease, STDs).

 

HE.HS.3.4  identify signs of stress and common stressors and develop effective stress management.

 

HE.HS.3.5  identify causes, warning signs and prevention strategies of depression and suicide.

 

HE.HS.3.6  identify ways to develop good character and improve self-esteem.

 

HE.HS.3.7  identify causes (e.g., accidents, natural disasters), preventions (e.g., CPR, first aid, in-school emergency plan) and treatments for injuries and list responsible actions to create a safe and healthy environment (e.g., boating, bicycling, firearms, seatbelts, fire safety).

 

Content Area

9-12

 

The student will . . .

 

  

 

 

Culture, Media, and Technology  (HE.S.4)

 

 

HE.HS.4.1  recognize cultural diversities and their influences on health behaviors (e.g., ATOD, life expectancy, risky behaviors).

 

HE.HS.4.2  evaluate how media perspectives of health impact on personal, family and community health.

 

HE.HS.4.3  explore technology (e.g., exercise equipment, virtual reality, computers, computerized equipment) and its influence on personal, family, and community health.

 

HE.HS.4.4  identify factors in the community (e.g., religion, traditions, socio-economic, geography, values) that influence health.

 

Content Area

9-12

 

The student will . . .

 

 

 

 

 

Communication

(HE. S.5)

 

 

HE.HS.5.1  utilize skills for effective communication in discussions concerning ATOD, nutrition, sexuality, and relationships with peers, family and others.

 

HE.HS.5.2  exhibit healthy ways to express feelings, needs and desires in different situations (e.g., good sportsmanship, ending relationships, death and dying, stages of grief).

 

HE.HS.5.3  demonstrate a variety of communication skills (e.g., verbal, non-verbal, listening, writing, technology, workplace).

 

HE.HS.5.4  identify potentially harmful situations (e.g., domestic violence, dating violence) and devise strategies and develop skills to avoid such situations through refusal, negotiation and collaboration skills (e.g., peer mediation, conflict resolution, support groups, constructive “I” statements).

 

Content Area

9-12

 

The student will . . .

 

 

 

 

Goal Setting and Decision Making

(HE. S.6)

 

 

HE.HS.6.1  apply a decision-making process to set goals for various life situations (e.g., food choices, weight control, relationships, health care providers, making purchases, education and career options).

 

HE.HS.6.2  identify and discuss health concerns that require collaborative decision-making (e.g., sexuality, STD transmission/prevention, refusal skills).

 

HE.HS.6.3  analyze the effects of potentially harmful decisions that impact health and the effect these decisions have on their family, community and self (ATOD use, STD transmission, pregnancy prevention, teen parenting).

 

Content Area

9-12

 

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Advocacy

(HE. S.7)

 

 

HE.HS.7.1  use written, audio and visual communication methods to express health messages (e.g., posters, reports, role playing).

 

HE.HS.7.2  demonstrate the ability to adapt health messages to characteristics of a particular audience.

 

HE.HS.7.3  promote the use of personal, family and community resources in health care situations.

 

HE.HS.7.4  identify school support staff (e.g., counselors, nurses, professionals) and community health services (e.g., Big Brothers, mental health facilities, ministerial counseling) and describe the impact this service has on individual school and community health.

 

HE.HS.7.5  demonstrate that he/she is a responsible and a productive citizen who helps ensure the health, safety and security of the community.