GRADE: High School 

Primary Standard: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 

Learning Plan Title: "Cause and Effect?"


HE.HS.1.4 The student will differentiate between the causes of communicable and noncommunicable diseases.

Performance Descriptor:

Mastery Level: The student will . . . recognize the causes of . . . communicable and non-communicable diseases.




Paper, pencil, chalkboard or poster paper

Learning Plan

Related Health Content Standards and Objectives:

Standard 1: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

HE.HS.1.5 The student will identify and apply skills to prevent communicable and noncommunicable diseases.

Standard 3: Health Behaviors

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

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

Standard 6: Goal Setting and Decision Making

HE.HS.6.1    The student will 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).

Additional Health Learning Plan Sites/Links:

Centers for Disease Control -

National Center for Infectious Diseases -


  Children's Infections -