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Health   (List of All Assignments for current semester)
Video Production 1B & 2B (Click Here)
Photography 1B (Click Here)
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Tue, August 15, 2017

Dispatch:  Signing of Program Cards

Course Syllabus

Introduction - What I did on my Summer vacation.

Standard(s):  All

Mon. August 14, 2017

WELCOME BACK!

No School
Wed, August 16, 2017

Dispatch:  With a partner, come up with one rule that you think we should have.  Be ready to share it with the class.

Movie - "Back To School Rules and Regulations"

Classroom Procedures and Standards of Conduct

Scavenger Hunt Ice Breaker

Standard(s):  All
Thur, August 17, 2017

PERIOD 3 ONLY

Dispatch:  What is health?  Write your answer on a Post-it note and in your notebook.  Then put the Post-it on the back whiteboard.

Poll - What do you think are the top 5 causes of death in the United States?

Look at the quotes about health around the room.  Read them and then stand by the one that you most agree or identify with.

Health Concerns in the United States

Poll Results

Standard(s):  All 

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  What is health?  Write your answer on a Post-it note.

Homework Assignment #1 (due M 8/21): 
Part 1 - pg. 10, qs. 3 through 9; pg. 16, qs. 5 through 9
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
lifestyle disease
risk factor
sedentary
health
value
wellness
health literacy

Standard(s):  All 
Fri., August 18, 2017

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  Poll - What do you think are the top 5 causes of death in the United States?

Look at the quotes about health around the room.  Read them and then stand by the one that you most agree or identify with.

Health Concerns in the United States

Poll Results

Standard(s):  All 
Tue, August 22, 2017

PERIOD 3 ONLY

Dispatch:  What do you like to do for exercise?  If you don't like exercise, why not?

Physical Activity Worksheet

Physical Activity Worksheet Answer Key

Movie - "Exercise, Stress, and the Brain"

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  What are some ways that you can manage stress?

Sleep Deprivation Worksheet

Movie - "The Negative Effects of Sleep Deprivation"

Notes 1 - Sleep DeprivationGo over homework

Mon. August 21, 2017

PERIOD 3 ONLY

Dispatch:  What is stress?

Stressor:  Life Changes of Teenagers

What are some ways that you can manage stress?

Sleep Deprivation Worksheet

Movie - "The Negative Effects of Sleep Deprivation"

Notes 1 - Sleep Deprivation

Go over homework

Homework Assignment #2 (due T 1/22 or F 1/23): 
Part 1 - pg. 92, qs. 1 through 9
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
stressstressor
epinephrineeustress
distressresiliency
assetprioritize

Standard(s):  All

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  What is stress? 

Stressor:  Life Changes of Teenagers
Wed, August 23, 2017

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  Movie - "The Negative Effects of Sleep Deprivation"

Notes 1 - Sleep Deprivation

What do you like to do for exercise?  If you don't like exercise, why not?

Standard(s):  All
Thur, August 24, 2017

PERIOD 3 ONLY

Dispatch:  Movie - "Australia's Teen Suicide Epidemic"

1.  What were the signs that Paige might commit suicide?
2.  What might Paige and those who loved her done differently?

Notes 2 - Teen Age Suicide

Go over homework

Standard(s):  All.

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Physical Activity Worksheet

Physical Activity Worksheet Answer Key

Movie - "Exercise, Stress, and the Brain"

Go over homework

Health Homework Assignment #3 (due Tues. 8/29): 
Part 1 - pg. 82, q. 1 and qs. 3 through 7; pg. 88, qs 4 through 8
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in sentence.
grievewake
memorial servicefuneral
suicide
Fri., August 24, 2017

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  Movie - "Australia's Teen Suicide Epidemic"

1.  What were the signs that Paige might commit suicide?
2.  What might Paige and those who loved her done differently?

Standard(s):  All.


Tue, August 29, 2017

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  Write a story about someone (not yourself) who is slowly becoming more depressed. Focus on the way that he or she treats their family. How are their interactions changing with others? Are they treating themselves and others in a way that actually matches their values and belief systems?

Your story should be at least three paragraphs long.  The story should have a beginning (the setup), a middle (the conflict), and an end (the resolution). 

Do the story on a sheet of paper.  It must be turned in at the end of class.  Worth 15 Points.  Click here for the rubric.

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.
Mon. August 28, 2017

PERIOD 3 ONLY

Dispatch:  Movie - "Depression: On the Edge"

Key Concepts

Cards

Case Studies

Movie – “Life After Suicide BBC Documentary 2014”

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  Notes 2 - Teen Age Suicide

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.
Wed, August 30, 2017

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  Movie - "Teen Suicide Prevention"

Finish Notes 2 - Teen Age Suicide

Go over homework

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.
Thur, August 31, 2017

PERIOD 3 ONLY

Dispatch:  List as many types of loss as you can.

Write a Story, pg. 90
Write a story in which the main character goes through the fives stages of the grieving process to deal with a loss.  Your story should be at least 3 paragraphs long.

Making Great Decisions, pg. 92

Go over Homework

Standard(s):  7.1.M Evaluate effective strategies to cope with fear, stress, anger, loss, and grief in oneself and others.

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  Movie - "Depression: On the Edge"

Key Concepts

Cards

Case Studie

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.
Fri., September 1, 2017

NO SCHOOL!!!!

Admissions Day
Tue,, September 5, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:   What are three things you can do for a friend who you think might be thinking about suicide?

Review for Quiz

Movie – “Life After Suicide BBC Documentary 2014”

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Case Studies

Movie – “Life After Suicide BBC Documentary 2014”

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.
Mon.,September 4, 2017

NO SCHOOL!!!

Labor Day
Wed, September 6, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  List as many types of loss as you can.

Write a Story, pg. 90
Write a story in which the main character goes through the fives stages of the grieving process to deal with a loss.  Your story should be at least 3 paragraphs long.

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.
Thur, September 7, 2017

PERIODs 3

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  All

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   Making Great Decisions, pg. 92

Review for Quiz

Grade Notebooks

Standard(s):  All
Fri. September 8, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  All
Tue, September 12, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Write down the names of the vitamins and minerals you have heard of and the kinds of foods in which you think they are found. 

Finish Notes 3 - Macronutrients

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Write down the names of the vitamins and minerals you have heard of and the kinds of foods in which you think they are found. 

Finish Notes 3 - Macronutrients

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Mon. September 11, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  “You are what you eat.”  Write a paragraph in your notebook explaining what you think this means.

Health IQ, pg. 152

Notes 3 - Macronutrients

Movie – "Standard Deviants Nutrition - Carbohydrates"

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  “You are what you eat.”  Write a paragraph in your notebook explaining what you think this means.

Health IQ, pg. 152

Notes 3 - Macronutrients

Homework Assignment #4 (due Thu. 9/14): 
Part 1 - pg. 160, qs. 2-9;
pg. 166, qs. 1-7
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
nutrition
nutrients
carbohydrates
fat
protein
vitamin
mineral
nutrient deficiency

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Wed, September 13, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Interpreting Data, pg. 185.  Answer questions 25-27 using the graph.

Finish Notes 3 - Macronutrients

Movie – "Standard Deviants Nutrition - Carbohydrates"

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Thur, September 14, 2017

PERIOD 3 ONLY

Dispatch:  Analyzing Data, pg. 169 – Answer questions 1 and 2, then the following:
3.  What is the serving size?
4.  How many calories are in one serving?
5.  Is this food a good source of Vitamin C?
6.  Does this food contain any cholesterol?
7.  How much of the carbohydrate content is fiber?
8.  What percentage of the DV of iron does it provide?

Movie - "Healthy or junk food? Busting food labels (CBC Marketplace)"

Food Label Exercise - Each group will receive a food label.  They will then analyze the claims made on the label and determine if those claims are supported by the information on the food label. The group will present its findiings to the class.

Go over homework

Nutrition Food Log

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  Analyzing Data, pg. 169 – Answer questions 1 and 2, then the following:
3.  What is the serving size?
4.  How many calories are in one serving?
5.  Is this food a good source of Vitamin C?
6.  Does this food contain any cholesterol?
7.  How much of the carbohydrate content is fiber?
8.  What percentage of the DV of iron does it provide?

Movie - "Healthy or junk food? Busting food labels (CBC Marketplace)"

Food Label Exercise - Each group will receive a food label.  They will then analyze the claims made on the label and determine if those claims are supported by the information on the food label. The group will present its findiings to the class.

Homework Assignment #5 (due Tues. 9/19): 
Part 1 - pg. 174, qs. 1-8;
pg. 182, qs. 1-6
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
Recommended Daily 
   Allowance (RDA)
Daily Value (DV)
Dietary Guidelines for
   Americans MyPyramid
Nutrient DensityVegetarian

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Fri., September 15, 2017

PERIOD 7 ONLY

Dispatch:  Continue preparing for your Food Label Presentation

Food Label Presentations

Go over homework

Nutrition Food Log

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Tue, September 19, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Go over Homework 5

Nutrition Brochure Project.(Due Tuesday, 9/26, at the end of class)

Pick a Topic for your Group

Video - "How to Create a Tri-fold Brochure using Microsoft Word"

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Go over Homework 5

Input your food and activity into SuperTracker

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Mon. September 18, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Go over Homework 4

SuperTracker

SuperTracker Help Videos
How to create a profile
How to get My Plan
Creating Recipe

Input your food and activity into SuperTracker

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Go over homework

SuperTracker Help Videos
How to create a profile
How to get My Plan
Creating Recipe

Input you food and activity into SuperTracker



Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Wed, September 20, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Nutrition Brochure Project.(Due Tuesday, 9/26, at the end of class)

Pick a Topic for your Group

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Thur, September 21, 2017

NO SCHOOL!
Fri., September 22, 2017

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  Video - "How to Create a Tri-fold Brochure using Microsoft Word"

Work on you project.

Complete the daily report

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Tue, September 26, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  List and briefly describe each of the six types of nutrients?

Nutrition Brochure Project.(Due Thursday, 9/28, at the end of class)

Review for Quiz

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Each group will comple the Project Status Report

Work on the Nutrition Brochure Project.(Due Thursday, 9/28, at the end of class) 

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Mon. September 25, 2017

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  Video - "How to Create a Tri-fold Brochure using Microsoft Word"

Work on your project.

Complete the daily report

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Wed, September 27, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Work on the Nutrition Brochure Project.(Due Thursday, 9/28, at the end of class) 

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Thur, September 28, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Finish Nutrition Brochure and upload to Schoology

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  List and briefly describe each of the six types of nutrients?

Nutrition Brochure Project.(Due Today, 9/28, at the end of class)

Grade Notebooks

Review for Quiz

Finish Nutrition Brochure and upload to Schoology

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Fri., September 29, 2017

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Tue, October 3, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie on Body Mass Index (BMI) then answer these questions:
1.  What is the BMI?
2.  Why is BMI important?
3.  What factors can affect your BMI?

Calculate your BMI!

Student Article Presentations

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch: 

Read the Articles from Time Magazine.  Each group will be assigned a section to present to the class.

Student Presentations

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Mon. October 2, 2017

PERIOD 3

Dispatch:  What is the difference between hunger and appetite?

Watch the short movie, "Health and food: Hunger and Appetite," then re-answer the question,

Notes 4 - Hunger and Appetite

Read the Articles from Time Magazine.  Each group will be assigned a section to present to the class.

PERIOD 7

Dispatch:  What is the difference between hunger and appetite?

Watch the short movie, "Health and food: Hunger and Appetite," then re-answer the question,

Notes 4 - Hunger and Appetite

Homework Assignment #6 (due Thur. 10/5): 
Part 1 - pg. 195, qs. 1-9; pg. 201, qs. 1-8
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
Hungerappetite
basal metabolic rate (BMR)overweight
obesityheredity
body compositionbody mass index (BMI)
weight managementfad diet

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Wed, October 4, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie on Body Mass Index (BMI) then answer these questions:
1.  What is the BMI?
2.  Why is BMI important?
3.  What factors can affect your BMI?

Calculate your BMI!

Student Article Presentations

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Thur, October 5, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:   Watch the movie "Foodborne Illness: What Problem?"

After watching the movie, answer this question, "Where can food become contaiminated?"

Go over homework

Student Article Presentations

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Review your presentation

Student Article Presentations

Go over homework

Homework Assignment #7 (due Tu. 10/10): 
Part 1 - pg. 206, qs. 1-10;
pg. 210, qs. 1-9
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
body image
anorexia nervosa
bulimia nervosa
binge eating/bingeing
purging
food allergy
lactos intolerance
food-borne illness
cross-contamination

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Fri., October 6, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   Watch the movie "Foodborne Illness: What Problem?"

After watching the movie, answer this question, "Where can food become contaiminated?"

Go over homework

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Tue, October 10, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Is eating a big piece of chocolate cake after a big dinner more likely to be motivated by hunger or appetite? Explain your answer.

Go over Homework

Review for Quiz

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Grade you fellow group members

Present your brochures

Grade Nutrition Brochures

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Mon. October 9, 2017

PERIOD 3

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie - "Right Chef, Wrong Chef Episode 2: Cross Contamination," then answer the question, What steps should you take when making a salad?

Grade Nutrition Brochures

PERIOD 7

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie - "Right Chef, Wrong Chef Episode 2: Cross Contamination," then answer the question, What steps should you take when making a salad?

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Wed, October 11, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Making Great Decisions, pg. 206

Go over Homework

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Thur, October 12, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:   Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Is eating a big piece of chocolate cake after a big dinner more likely to be motivated by hunger or appetite? Explain your answer.

Finishg going over homework

Grade Notebooks

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Fri., October 13, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Tue, October 17, 2017

PERIODS 3 and 7

Dispatch:  You are a doctor working in a top secret government health facility.  One morning you are working in the laboratory when you hear what sounds like gun shots coming from the hallway.  Describe what happens next.

Your story should be at least three paragraphs long.  The story should have a beginning (the setup), a middle (the conflict), and an end (the resolution). 

Do the story on a sheet of paper.  It must be turned in at the end of class.  Worth 15 Points.  Click here for the rubric.

Standard(s):  1.4.A Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Mon. October 16, 2017

PERIOD 3

Dispatch:  Do you think people should be able to put any substance they want into their own body?  Why or why not?

What is the difference between a drug and a medicine?

Each group will select a drug, then prepare a short presentatoin that answers these questions:
1. Describe the type of drug that your group selected and how it is used. What drug category does it fit in (narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabis, or organic solvents)?
2.  Is the drug used for medical, legal recreational, illegal recreational, or illegal instrumental use (taking a prescription drug without a prescription, such as taking a non-prescribed amphetamine to drive through the night)?
3.  What is the approximate cost of the drug? Do you think that the drug is easy or hard to obtain?
4.  What are the possible side effects of the drug and does it have a any common drug interactions?  Is it likely to cause an allergic reaction?

Adapted from:
“Lessons from the Street” is an introduction to drug education activity

PERIOD 7

Dispatch:  Do you think people should be able to put any substance they want into their own body?  Why or why not?

What's your health IQ?  pg. 216

Homework Assignment #8 (due Thur. 10/19): 
Part 1 - pg. 221, qs. 1-9;
pg. 229, qs. 1-10
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
Drug
Medicine
Side Effect
Prescription
Over-the-counter (OTC) Medicine
Psychoactive
Generic Medicine
Active Ingredient
Drug Interaction

Standard(s):  1.4.A Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Wed, October 18, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What is the difference between a drug and a medicine?

Each group will select a drug, then prepare a short presentatoin that answers these questions:
1. Describe the type of drug that your group selected and how it is used. What drug category does it fit in (narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabis, or organic solvents)?
2.  Is the drug used for medical, legal recreational, illegal recreational, or illegal instrumental use (taking a prescription drug without a prescription, such as taking a non-prescribed amphetamine to drive through the night)?
3.  What is the approximate cost of the drug? Do you think that the drug is easy or hard to obtain?
4.  What are the possible side effects of the drug and does it have a any common drug interactions?  Is it likely to cause an allergic reaction?

Adapted from:
“Lessons from the Street” is an introduction to drug education activity

Standard(s):  1.4.A Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Thur, October 19, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  What's your health IQ?  pg. 216

Drug Presentations

Go over homework

What types of things can interact with a drug?

Watch the short video - "Drug interactions: Foods as dangerous as grapefruits?"

Homework Assignment #9 (due Tu. 10/24): 
Part 1 - pg. 234, qs. 1-10; pg. 246, qs. 5-13
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
AddictionTolerance
Physical DependenceWithdrawal
Alcoholintoxication
Binge DrinkingCirrhosis
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Continure working on your presentations

Drug Presentations

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Fri., October 20, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Finish Drug Presentations

Go over homework

Standard(s):  1.4.A Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Tue,, October 24, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  What are the four steps on the path to addiction?

Go over homework

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Analyzing Data, pg. 228
Read the information, then answer questions 1-5 in your notebook

Go over homework

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Mon.,October 23, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Analyzing Data, pg. 228, Read the information, then answer questions 1-5 in your notebook.

Finish the Drug Presentations

Movie ; "FDA Approved: How the FDA Approval Process Works"  What are the steps in the drug approval process?

Movie - "The Teen Files - The Truth about Drugs"

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Watch the short video - "Drug interactions: Foods as dangerous as grapefruits?"  What can cause drug interactoins?

Finish Drug Presentations

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Wed, October 25, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   Movie ; "FDA Approved: How the FDA Approval Process Works"

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Thur, October 26, 2017

PERIODs 3

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  All

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What are the four steps on the path to addiction?

Finish going over homework

Review for Quiz

Grade Notebooks

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Fri. October 27, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Tue,, October 31, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  What is BAC?  What are the factors that affect it?

Movies -  "Blood Alcohol Concentration" and "Guess your blood alcohol content"

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Finish watching "Drugged - High On Alcohol"

Reflection

Notes 4 - Drugs and the Brain

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Mon.,October 30, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:   What's your Health IQ, pg. 240

Watch the movie - "Drugged - High On Alcohol"
After watching the movie, answer these questions in you notebook:
1.  What are the factors that led Ryan to become addicted?
2.  What is an enabler?

Notes 4 - Drugs and the Brain

Homework Assignment #10 (due Thur. 11/2): 
Part 1 - pg. 252, qs. 1-10;
pg. 258, qs. 1-9
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
alcohol abuse
alcoholism
enabling
codependency
fetal alcohol syndrome
designated driver

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   What's your Health IQ, pg. 240

Watch the movie - "Drugged - High On Alcohol"
After watching the movie, answer these questions in you notebook:
1.  What are the factors that led Ryan to become addicted?
2.  What is an enabler?

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Wed, November 1, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   Dispatch:  What is BAC?  What are the factors that affect it?

Movies -  "Blood Alcohol Concentration" and "Guess your blood alcohol content"

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Thur, November 2, 2017

PERIODs 3

Dispatch:  Answer in your notebook, "What are some signs that a person's BAC is over the legal limit?

Go over homework

Watch the movie - "Alcohol effects on family"

What are some effects that use/abuse of alcohol can have on the family?

Analyzing Data, pg. 251

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Answer in your notebook, "What are some signs that a person's BAC is over the legal limit?

Notes 4 - Drugs and the Brain

Homework Assignment #11 (due T 11/7): 
Part 1 - pg. 414, qs. 1-10;
pg. 417, qs. 1-10
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
marriage
emotional intimacy
emotional maturity
divorce
parental responsibility
discipline

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Fri. November 3, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Watch the movie - "Alcohol effects on family"

What are some effects that use/abuse of alcohol can have on the family?

Go over homework

Analyzing Data, pg. 251

Standard(s):  1.2.A  Explain the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use on brain chemistry, brain function, and behavior.
1.4.A  Identify the social and legal implications of using and abusing alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Tue, November 7, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  What are some questions one should ask onself before having sex?   -  Each group pick one of your questions, then write it on the board in the back.

Go over homework

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Compare your answers for yesterday's gallery walk.  Come up with one answer that your group will share with the class.

Reflection - In your notebook, answer the question, "What are some factors that might lead to a long and successful marriage?

Watch the short movie, "The couple with the longest marriage in America"

In your notebook, list five characteristics to look for in a partner.

Also, what are some questions that you might want to ask a potential spouse before marriage?

Notes 5 - Marriage

Homework Assignment #12 (due Th 11/9): 
Part 1 - pg. 459, qs. 2-8;
pg. 463, qs. 2-7, pg. 468, qs. 4-8
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
sexual activity
abstinence
sexually transmitted disease (STD)
internal pressure
external pressure
protective factor

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Mon.,November 6, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  What's Your Health IQ?  pg. 408

On each of four Post-it notes, write your answer to these four questions and then post them on the chart with the same question:
1.  What is a marriage?
2.  What makes it difficult to sustain a marriage in the current world?
3.  What kind of images do various media present about marriages?
4.  What factors can affect your marriage's chances of success before marriage? After marriage?

Gallery Walk

Reflection - In your notebook, answer the question, "What are some factors that might lead to a long and successful marriage?

Watch the short movie, "The couple with the longest marriage in America"

Also, what are some questions that you might want to ask a potential spouse before marriage?

Notes 5 - Marriage

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What's Your Health IQ?  pg. 408

On each of four Post-it notes, write your answer to these four questions and then post them on the chart with the same question:
1.  What is a marriage?
2.  What makes it difficult to sustain a marriage in the current world?
3.  What kind of images do various media present about marriages?
4.  What factors can affect your marriage's chances of success before marriage? After marriage?

Gallery Walk

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
1.6.G  Explain responsible prenatal and perinatal care and parenting, including California’s Safely Surrendered Baby Law.
Wed, November 8, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Do questions 1 though 15 on pg. 424.  Make sure to write a complete paragraph for questions 10, 14, and 15.  If finished, do the exercise on pg. 414, "Making Great Decisions."  Do it in your notebook and not on a seperate piece of paper as the book says.
If finished with both of those, work on Homework 12 which is due tomorrow.

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Thur, November 9, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie - "Teen Sexual Peer Pressure"

Peer Pressure Skit

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What are some questions one should ask onself before having sex?   -  Each group pick one of your questions, then write it on the board in the back.

Go over homework

Watch the short movie - "Teen Sexual Peer Pressure"

Peer Pressure Skit

Dispatch: 
Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Fri. November 10, 2017

NO SCHOOL!

VETERAN'S DAY
Tue, November 14, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch: What's your health IQ, pg. 474

Teen Pregnancy Options Presentations

Review for Quiz

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Make your final prepartations for your Peer Pressure skit

Peer Pressure Skits

Go over homework 12

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Mon.,November 13, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Make your final prepartations for your Peer Pressure skit

Peer Pressure Skits

Go over homework 12

Teen Pregnancy Options
Prepare a short presentation with your group on the pros and cons of each option

PERIOD 7 only

Watch the short movie - "Teen Sexual Peer Pressure"

Peer Pressure Skits

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
1.6.G  Explain responsible prenatal and perinatal care and parenting, including California’s Safely Surrendered Baby Law.
Wed, November 15, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch: What's your health IQ, pg. 474

Teen Pregnancy Options

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Thur, November 16, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What are five things that couples should discuss before getting married?

Teen Pregnancy Option Presentations

Grade Notebooks

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Fri. November 17, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch: Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks
Tue, November 28, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Work on your presentation

Student Presentations

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Continue answering the questions about methods of birth control.

Discussion

Know Your Condom DOs & DONT’S (Spanish Version)

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Mon.,November 27, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, “Let’s Actually talk about Birth Control.”  During the movie, list how each method of birth control actually works.

Effectiveness of Family Planning Methods
(Spanish Version)
Read the information sheet, then answer these questions in your notebook:
What do you think are the best methods of birth control? Why?
What are the factors you need to consider when choosing a birth control method?
What do you think is the best way to prevent pregnancy and STDs?
Who is responsible for buying and making sure birth control is used?

Know Your Condom DOs & DONT’S (Spanish Version)

Movie - "How to Use a Condom Correctly"

Read pgs. 486-489 in the book.  Each group will be given one STD to present to the class.

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, “Let’s Actually talk about Birth Control.”  During the movie, list how each method of birth control actually works.

Effectiveness of Family Planning Methods
(Spanish Version)
Read the information sheet, then answer these questions in your notebook:
What do you think are the best methods of birth control? Why?
What are the factors you need to consider when choosing a birth control method?
What do you think is the best way to prevent pregnancy and STDs?
Who is responsible for buying and making sure birth control is used?

Homework Assignment #13 (due Th. 11/30): 
Part 1 - pg. 479, qs. 2-7; pg. 483, qs. 3-8, pg. 490, qs. 4-8
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
sexually transmitted disease       (STD)
epidemic
asymptomaticchlamydia
pelvic inflammatory disease         (PID)
gonorrhea
syphilisHIV
human papilloma virus (HPV)

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
1.6.G  Explain responsible prenatal and perinatal care and parenting, including California’s Safely Surrendered Baby Law.
Wed, November 29, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   Movie - "How to Use a Condom Correctly"

Read pgs. 486-489 in the book.  Each group will be given one STD to present to the class.

Student Presentations

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Thur, November 30, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:   Of the STDs we went over, which were curable, others were not curable.  What did the ones that were incurable have in common?

Go over Homework 13

What's your Health IQ? pg. 494

Watch Part 1 of the movie "AIDS, a Changing Epidemic"

What are you going to do?  (AIDS Dilemmas)

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   Finish STD Presenations

Of the STDs we went over, which were curable, others were not curable.  What did the ones that were incurable have in common?

Go over Homework 13

Watch Part 1 of the movie "AIDS, a Changing Epidemic"

Homework Assignment #14 (due Tu 12/7):
Part 1 - pg. 499, qs. 3-6; pg. 504, qs. 3-7, pg. 510, qs. 3-8
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
human immunodeficiency
   virus (HIV)
acquired immune deficiency
   syndrome (AIDS)
pandemic
helper T cell (CD4+ cell)
opportunistic infectionasymptomatic stage
universal precautionsHIV-antibody test
HIV positive
drug combination therapy

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Fri. December 1, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:   What's your Health IQ? pg. 494

Watch Part 1 of the movie "AIDS, a Changing Epidemic"

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Tue, December 5, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch: What are four things you should do if you suspect you’ve been exposed to an STD?

Go over Homework 14

Review for Quiz

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Finish AIDS Dilemmas

Go over Homework 14

Introduce "The Community Meeting"

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Mon.,December 4, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  What is one way that HIV is transmitted?

"The Community Meeting"

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What is one way that HIV is transmitted?

What are you going to do?  (AIDS Dilemmas)

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
1.6.G  Explain responsible prenatal and perinatal care and parenting, including California’s Safely Surrendered Baby Law.
Wed, December 6, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Perform "The Community Meeting"

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Thur, December 7, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What are four things you should do if you suspect you’ve been exposed to an STD?

Grade Notebooks

Movie - "STDs and STD Symptoms"

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Fri. December 6, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity.
Tue, December 12, 2017

CLASS DOES NOT MEET
Mon.,December 11, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Final Exam

Correct Final Exam

Standard(s):  All
Wed, December 13, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Final Exam

Correct Final Exam

Standard(s):  All
Thur, December 14, 2017

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  The Spread of Viral Infections
Using Film Clips from Outbreak

Standard(s):  All
Fri. December 15, 2017

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  The Spread of Viral Infections
Using Film Clips from Outbreak

Standard(s):  All