Explain the basic principles of health promotion, illness prevention and safety.
Explain strategies for managing contagious, chronic and degenerative illnesses (e.g., various treatment and support systems).
Evaluate the effectiveness of health promotion and illness prevention methods using data from actual situations (e.g., impact of worksite health promotion programs).
Explain how health and safety problems have been altered by technology, media and medicine (e.g., product testing; control of polio; advanced surgical techniques; improved treatments for cancer, diabetes and heart disease; worksite safety management).
Describe and explain the factors that influence health among individuals, groups and communities.
Analyze how public health policies, laws and the media function to prevent and control illness (e.g., product and food labeling, food safety and handling, school immunizations).
Explain how the environment can affect health.
Compare and contrast how individuals, communities and states prevent and correct health-threatening environmental problems (e.g., recycling, banning leaf burning, restaurant inspections, OSHA standards in the workplace).
Understand human body systems and factors that influence growth and development.
Explain the effects of health-related actions on the body systems.
Understand the effects of healthy living on individuals and their future generations (e.g., not using alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs during pregnancy).
Describe factors that affect growth and development.
Explain how the aging process affects body systems (e.g., vision, hearing, immune system).
5. Analyze how the text structures information or ideas into categories or hierarchies, demonstrating understanding of the information or ideas.
4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
1. Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11—12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
2. Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) in order to make informed decisions and solve problems, evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source and noting any discrepancies among the data.
Demonstrate procedures for communicating in positive ways, resolving differences and preventing conflict.
Compare and contrast strategies to prevent conflict and resolve differences.
Apply decision-making skills related to the protection and promotion of individual health.
Explain immediate and long-term impacts of health decisions to the individual, family and community.
Demonstrate skills essential to enhancing health and avoiding dangerous situations.
Predict how healthy behaviors can affect health status.
Describe the interrelationships of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.
Analyze how environment and personal health are interrelated.
Analyze how genetics and family history can impact personal health.
Propose ways to reduce or prevent injuries and health problems.
Analyze the relationship between access to health care and health status.
Compare and contrast the benefits of and barriers to practicing a variety of healthy behaviors.
Analyze personal susceptibility to injury, illness, or death if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.
Analyze the potential severity of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.
Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Analyze how the family influences the health of individuals.
Analyze how the culture supports and challenges health beliefs, practices, and behaviors.
Evaluate how the school and community can affect personal health practice and behaviors.
Evaluate the impact of technology on personal, family, and community health.
Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.
Analyze how public health policies and government regulations can influence health promotion and disease prevention.
Evaluate the validity of health information, products, and services.
Use resources from home, school, and community that provide valid health information.
Determine the accessibility of products and services that enhance health.
Determine when professional health services may be required.
Use skills for communicating effectively with family, peers, and others to enhance health.
Demonstrate strategies to prevent, manage, or resolve interpersonal conflicts without harming self or others.
Examine barriers that can hinder healthy decision making.
Determine the value of applying a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.
Justify when individual or collaborative decision making is appropriate.
Assess personal health practices and overall health status.
Develop a plan to attain a personal health goal that addresses strengths, needs, and risks.
Demonstrate a variety of behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.
Demonstrate how to influence and support others to make positive health choices.
Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal, family, and community health.
Adapt health messages and communication techniques to a specific target audience.
Know and apply the principles and components of health-related fitness.
Collect and interpret health-related fitness data over a period of time, with and without the use of technology.
Understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness and injury.
Evaluate progress toward the attainment of a health goal.
Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.
Promote and enhance health and well-being through the use of effective communication and decision-making skills.