Health 6.1

Health information. The student comprehends ways to enhance and maintain personal health throughout the life span. The student is expected to: (A) analyze healthy and unhealthy dietary practices; (B) explain the importance of a personal dietary and exercise plan; (C) compare immediate and long-range effects of personal health care choices such as personal and dental hygiene; (D) identify causes and effects associated with poor body image such as eating disorders and growth patterns; (E) examine the concept of cost versus effectiveness of health care products; (F) describe the mental, physical, and social benefits of regular exercise and fitness; (G) describe the importance of establishing and implementing a periodic health-maintenance clinical assessment; and (H) demonstrate strategies for managing stress.

2 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
  • Go to Responding to Stress: Small Group Skit Project teaching resource

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    Responding to Stress: Small Group Skit Project

    This small-group project lets students apply what they've learned about combatting stress by demonstrating practical coping skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 4 - 6
  • Go to Food Pyramid teaching resource

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    Food Pyramid

    A food pyramid poster for use in a health lesson on proper nutrition.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 6