CPS 2009-10 Health: Grade 7 Version: CPS 2009-10

Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Health

Strand: Health Concepts

H71 Health Concepts
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health
Element: H71a (Mental/Emotional Health)
Identify stressors, its effects on the body, and ways to effectively cope with it.
Element: H71b (Mental/Emotional Health)
Brainstorm decisions that teenagers have to make that could either support or hurt another personā€™s feelings
Element: H71c (Substance Abuse)
Compare and contrast drug categories (stimulant/ depressant/hallucinogen etc.) and their effects on the central nervous system
Element: H71d (Substance Abuse)
Analyze the effects of tobacco and marijuana on the respiratory system
Element: H71e (Nutrition)
Summarize foods in the food groups listing key nutrients and daily servings for each
Element: H71f (Nutrition)
Compare fast food and healthy food choices on nutritional intake for calories, fat, and sodium
Element: H71g (Nutrition)
Identify the five components of health-related fitness and list exercises to strengthen each
Element: H71h (Fitness)
Identify physical activities that contribute to maintaining or improving cardiovascular fitness
Element: H71i (Safety)
Identifies threats to personal safety (i.e. child abuse, sexual and physical abuse, neglect and emotional abuse)
Element: H71j (Safety)
Demonstrate knowledge and skills associated with Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR+AED)
Element: H71k (Safety)
Determine why students bully others, list the effects it has on everyone, and provide steps that can be taken to address this problem
Element: H71l (Disease Prevention)
Compare and contrast the differences between bacterial and viral infections
Element: H71m (Disease Prevention)
Compare and contrast causes, symptoms, and treatment of common communicable diseases
Element: H71n (Disease Prevention)
Compare and contrast causes, symptoms, methods of transmission, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections including A.I.D.S.
Element: H71o (HGD)
Identify the stages of life from infancy to adulthood
Element: H71p (HGD)
Describe changes of the body during puberty (mental, social, emotional, physical)
Element: H71q (HGD)
Develop strategies and skills for maintaining and adequate level of personal hygiene emphasizing changes during adolescence
Element: H71r (HGD)
Assess the emotional consequences associated with engaging in sexual activities
Element: H71s (HGD)
Compare and contrast how sperm and egg are developed in male and females
Element: H71t (HGD)
Describe the development of a female ovum and male sperm cell as the building blocks of human life
Element: H71u (HGD)
Explain the cycle of menstruation
Element: H71v (HGD)
Explain nocturnal emissions
Element: H71w (HGD)
Describe the process of fertilization
Element: H71x (HGD)
Identify the most common disorders affecting the male and female reproductive systems.
Element: H71y (Personal Health)
Analyze peer pressure to engage in risky behaviors
Element: H71z
The learner will compare and contrast the interrelationship between emotional, social, and physical health

Strand: Life Skills

H72 Influences of Family, Peers, Culture, Media, and Technology
Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors
Element: H72a (Personal Health)
Evaluate how the media (music, magazines, television, internet) influence teenagers sexual behaviors in a negative way
Element: H72b (Substance Abuse)
Compare and contrast the effects of nutritional supplements and energy enhancers on the nervous system
Element: H72c (Nutrition)
Examine the influence various forms of media (television, magazines, music, video) have on eating habits of teenagers
Element: H72d (Safety)
Examine Cyber bullying and the internet and discuss the impact it has on personal safety
Element: H72e
The learner will describe how family values, behavior, and history can influence the health of adolescents.
Element: H72f
The learner will discuss the influence of culture on health behaviors.
Element: H72g
The learner will describe how peers influence unhealthy behaviors.
Element: H72h
The learner will identify how the school can affect personal health practices and behaviors.
Element: H72i
The learner will interpret the influence of technology on personal health.
Element: H72j
The learner will indicate how the perceptions of norms influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
Element: H72k
The learner will describe the influence of personal beliefs on health practices and behaviors.
Element: H72l
The learner will discuss how some risky choices can influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors.
Element: H72m
The learner will identify how public health policies can influence disease prevention.
Element: H72n
The learner will analyze how the environment can impact personal health

H73 Access Valid Health Information, Products, and Services
Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products and services to enhance
Element: H73a (Personal Health)
Analyze the validity of health claims related to various products or services
Element: H73b (Mental/Emotional Health)
Research the various sources of support for mental and emotional help
Element: H73c (Substance Abuse)
Evaluate advertising for substances (alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs)and predict their possible influence on behavior
Element: H73d (Nutrition)
Analyze food labels for nutrient and nutritional claims
Element: H73e (Disease Prevention)
Analyze the validity of health information (TV ads) related to the treatment and prevention of communicable diseases
Element: H73f
The learner will examine the validity of health information, products, and services.
Element: H73g
The learner will access valid health information from home, school, and community.
Element: H73h
The learner will determine the accessibility of products that enhance health.
Element: H73i
The learner will describe situations that may require professional health services.
Element: H73j
The learner will locate valid health information from school and community.
Element: H73k
The learner will evaluate how immediate health care can promote individual health

H74 Communication skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks
Element: H74a (Personal Health)
Use effective communication skills to develop healthy relationships with others
Element: H74c (Personal Health)
Use refusal skills on negative peer pressures
Element: H74b (Personal Health)
Use communication skills to prevent and resolve conflict
Element: H74d
The learner will demonstrate how to ask for assistance to enhance the health of self and others.

H75 Decision Making Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health
Element: H75a (Personal Health)
Know and apply decision making skills to avoid or reduce health risks
Element: H75b
The learner will describe situatins that can help or hinder making a healthy decision.
Element: H75c
The learner will examine whether a health-related situation requires the application of a thoughtful decision-making process.
Element: H75d
The learner will determine when individual or collaborative decsion making is appropriate.
Element: H75e
The learner will differentiate between healthy and unhealthy alternatives to health-related issues or problems.
Element: H75f
The learner will relate the potential short-term impact of each alternative on self and others.
Element: H75g
The learner will select healthy alternatives over unhealthy alternative when making a decision.
Element: H75h
The learner will exaine the outcomes of a health-related decision.

H76 Goal Setting Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health
Element: H76a (Mental/Emotional Health)
Identify a short term goal that is attainable and related to friendship with others
Element: H76b (Nutrition)
Design fitness and nutrition goals and a plan for implementing
Element: H76c
The learner will examine the effectiveness of personal health practices.
Element: H76d
The learner will select a goal to improve a personal health practice.
Element: H76e
The learner will demonstrate the skills necessary to achieve a personal health goal.
Element: H76f
The learner will relate how personal health goals can varywith differing abilities and priorities.

H77 Health Enhancing Behaviors
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks
Element: H77a (Substance Abuse)
Use refusal skills to prevent substance use
Element: H77b (Nutrition)
Identify the risks involved with choosing unhealthy foods and make a plan to reduce those risks
Element: H77c (Safety)
Demonstrate first aid skills for a conscious, choking victim
Element: H77d (Safety)
Demonstrate adult or child CPR skills
Element: H77e
The learner will describe the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health behaviors.
Element: H77f
The learner will give personal examples of healthy behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.
Element: H77g
The learner will demonstrate behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.
Element: H77h
The learner will explain ways to reduce or prevent health risks among teens
Element: H77i
The learner will examine the barriers to practicing healthy behaviors
Element: H77j
The learner will predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors

H78 Advocacy
Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health
Element: H78a (Personal Health)
Determine the influence you have on health behaviors of others
Element: H78b (Substance Use)
Help others make positive health choices (positive peer pressure) related to substance use
Element: H78c
The learner will select a health-enhancing position and support it with accurate information.
Element: H78d
The learner will work with others to advocate for healthy individuals and families.
Element: H78e
The learner will examine ways that health messages can be altered to reach different audiences.

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