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Teen Health Course 2, Student Edition

Teen Health Course 2, Student Edition

Grade Levels: 6 - 8
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 2003
Publication Date: March 28, 2002
MHID: 0078239370
ISBN 13: 9780078239373

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New Features

Building Health Skills combines positive role-modeling of featured skills with practicing those skills and evaluating the performance.

Health Skills Activities present point-of-use reinforcement for integrated skills into core health knowledge.

Hands-On Health features are science-based experiences requiring little or no scientific equipment to illustrate various health concepts.

Character Education helps students understand, care about, and act on core ethical values.

Teen Health promotes reading and writing skills. Quick Write features are at the beginning of each chapter and lesson. Reading Checks are found throughout each lesson, promoting better comprehension and retention of content while providing an opportunity to improve reading skills.

Media Watch raises students’ awareness about the media’s impact on their lives and health.

Connect to… provides cross-curriculum activities to help students see how health is related to other curriculum areas such as science, mathematics, languages arts, and social studies.

Glossary/Glosario defines each vocabulary term in English and then separately in the Spanish Glosario.


Key Features

Hands-on, experiential lessons involve students in activities and the use of problem-posing and problem-solving skills applied to real-life situations.

Varied activities appeal to all learners, regardless of learning style, including hands-on activities, simulations, role-playing, group work, long-term projects, consumer and community projects.

Technology-based options give teachers multiple ways to tailor the curriculum to the needs of individual students and classes, and engage students’ interest by providing exciting opportunities to explore health-related issues.

Home and community learning activities promote good health for all, and effectively link home and school.

MEETS NATIONAL HEALTH EDUCATION STANDARDS
Teen Health promotes health literacy by addressing the knowledge and skills that promote positive health behaviors. The materials and activities found in Teen Health are based upon the National Health Education Standards, as well as the evaluation strategies delineated in Assessing Health Literacy: Assessment Framework (1998, Council of Chief State School Officers).

Teen Health Course 2, Student Edition

UNIT 1: YOU AND YOUR HEALTH


Chapter 1 - Learning About Your Health
Chapter 2 - Taking Responsibility for Your Health


UNIT 2: KEEPING YOUR BODY HEALTHY


Chapter 3 - Physical Activity and Fitness
Chapter 4 - Food and Nutrition
Chapter 5 - Personal Health and Consumer Choices
Chapter 6 - Growth and Development


UNIT 3: UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF AND OTHERS


Chapter 7 - Mental and Emotional Health
Chapter 8 - Social Health: Family and Friends
Chapter 9 - Resolving Conflicts and Preventing Violence


UNIT 4: PROTECTING YOUR HEALTH


Chapter 10 - Tobacco
Chapter 11 - Drugs and Alcohol
Chapter 12 - Understanding Communicable Diseases
Chapter 13 - Non-communicable Diseases


UNIT 5: SAFETY AND THE ENVIRONMENT


Chapter 14 - Personal Safety and Injury revention
Chapter 15 - The Environment and Your Health

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