High School Health I Course Outline

0.5 Credit

Health Education is designed to give students an awareness of the importance of one’s health in improving the quality of life. It is a subject of Grade-9 Online High Course that includes choosing and financing health services; communicable diseases; chronic disorders; abuse of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; and other topics related to developing health-educated individuals.

1- Introduction

  • Welcome

  • Course Description

  • Understanding Plagiarism

  • Health and Wellness Links

  • MLA Formatting MSWord 2007

  • MLA Documentation updates

  • MLA Citation

  • MLA Incorporating Sources

  • Essay: Introduction

2- Understanding Health & Wellness

  • Welcome to Comprehensive Health Education!

  • Health status of a population

  • The Leading Health Indicator

  • Worksheet: Health Determinants and Health Status

  • What Impacts Your Health?

  • You Control Your Health!

  • Character

  • Quiz: Understanding Health & Wellness

  • Essay: Expository Writing

3- Eating for Health: Nutrition

  • The New Food Pyramid

  • Handout: MyPlate Community Toolkit

  • Assignment: Healthy Eating Presentation

  • Macronutrients

  • Nutrients

  • Eating Disorders

  • Choose Diet Low in Fat

  • Choose Diet Moderate in Sodium

  • Unhealthy Eating

  • Worksheet: Eating for Health: Nutrition

  • Quiz: Nutrition

  • Weight Management

  • Aim for Healthy Weight

  • Handout: Analyze your Diet

  • Essay: Advertising

  • Assignment: Analyze your Diet

  • Assignment: Community’s Impact on Health

4- Physical Activity

  • Overview

  • All About Exercising

  • Skeletal and Muscle Systems

  • Circulatory System

  • Fitness Plan

  • Handout: Develping Your Personal Fitness Plan

  • Worksheet: Developing a Personal Fitness Plan

  • Assignment: Create a Fitness & Strength Training Plan

  • Weight Training & Sports

  • Measuring Your Heart Rate

  • Handout: Heart Rate Activity

  • Assignment: Heart Rate Activity

  • Worksheet: Physical Activity

5- Mental and Emotional Health

  • Self-esteem

  • Self Responsibility

  • Human Emotions

  • Anxiety

  • Case Study

  • Essay: High Anxiety

  • Stress and Anxiety

  • Signs of Stress

  • Stressors

  • Types of Conflict

  • Comunication during Conflicts

  • Assignment: Communication

  • Other Sources of Stress

  • General Adaptation Syndrome

  • Long-Term Effects of Stress

  • Stress Management Program

  • Prevent Stress Overload

  • Quiz: Stress Management

  • Dealing with Trauma

  • PTSD & DID

  • Trauma Reactions

  • Therapy

  • Resources

  • Determinism

  • Worksheet: Mental and Emotional Health

6- Prevention: Skin, Hair, Nails, & Eyes

  • Protect Yourself

  • Acne is no fun

  • Dandruff

  • Fingernails and Eyes

  • Worksheet: Prevention: Skin, Hair, Nails, & Eyes

  • Essay: Learn about a Topic

7- ENT, Dental Care, & Digestion

  • The Common Cold

  • Pollen Allergy

  • Healthy Teeth

  • Digestive Problems

  • Worksheet: ENT, Dental Care, & Digestion

8- Alcohol & Tobacco

  • Alcohol

  • Smoking

  • What Is Spit Tobacco?

  • Worksheet: Alcohol & Tobacco

9- Relationships & Sexuality

  • Marriage

  • Making Marriages Work

  • Assignment: Relationships

  • Common Experiences

  • Quiz: Relationships

  • Boys And Girls Health

  • Making a Choice about Sex

  • Birth Control Methods

  • Worksheet: Sexuality

  • STDs

  • Types of STDs

  • What is AIDS

  • Essay: STDs

  • Preventing STDs

  • Worksheet: HIV, AIDS and STDs

10- Drugs

  • Illegal Drugs

  • OTC Drugs

  • Drug Education

  • Worksheet: Drugs

11- First Aid

  • What is First Aid?

  • First Aid Misconceptions

  • First Aid Overview

  • Essential Skills

  • Accident Scenes & Drowning

  • Heart Attack & Bleeding

  • Essay: AED’s

  • Choking: Adults and Babies

  • Burns & Seizures

  • Resuscitation & Poisoning

  • Asthma & Anaphylaxis

  • Worksheet: Reviewing First Aid

  • Quiz: First Aid

12- Using the Health Care System

  • Becoming an Informed Patient

  • Specialties

  • Midwives and Pharmacists

  • Worksheet: Using the Health Care System

13- Alternative Healthcare Options

  • Herbology

  • Acupuncture

  • Acupressure

  • Chiropractic Medicine

  • Biofeedback

  • Worksheet: Alternative Healthcare Options

14- Family, Friendship, & Peer Relations

  • Student Life

  • Society’s Problems

  • Essay: Society’s Impact

  • Different Kinds Of Families

  • Worksheet: Friendship and Peer Relations

  • Assignment: Family Patterns

  • What is Anger?

  • Everyday Anger

  • Is Anger Good for You?

  • Measure your Anger

  • Avoidance of Anger

  • Positive Anger Management

  • Quiz: Anger

  • Assignment: Keep a Hostility Log

  • Essay: Bullying

15- Growth and Development

  • Physical Development

  • Cognitive Development:

  • Psycho-Social Development

  • Worksheet: Growth and Development

16- Environmental Health

  • Resources

  • Essay: Resources

  • Environmental Threats

  • Personal Environmental Health

  • Recycling

  • Quiz: Environmental Health

  • Worksheet: Environmental Health

17- Death and Dying

  • 1- Grief

  • Coping with the Death of a Family Member

  • Loss of a Pet

  • Supporting a Grieving Friend

  • Essay: Dealing with Loss

  • Worksheet: Death and Dying

18- Final Exam

  • Final Exam

  • Worksheet: Final Exam Part 1

  • Quiz: Final Exam Part 2

  • Assignment: Final Project

19- Course Survey

  • Course Survey

  • Handout: Course Survey

  • Assignment: Course Survey