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High School Health Education Term 1 Semester: Best-Selling Health Curriculum

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TPT's “#1 Best-Selling Full Semester/Year High School Health Curriculum” is now being offered with more flexibility!!

The curriculum is now available in three formats: the original full-semester/year program, as well as separate semester programs for Term 1 and Term 2.



This “Term 1 High School Health Program,” strives to give teens the tools to make positive choices and find success in life, even in the face of overcoming personal hardships and pressures in the complex changing world we live in! 

It also provides educators with the flexibility to align their curriculum with the needs of their own goals, standards, and students.
  
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Highlights & Units Included:

  • Each of our 1 & 2 semester terms curriculum include our two top-selling units: Nutrition & Sexual Education. 
  • Each term is designed in balance, to give students necessary tools to maximize their life decisions & experiences. 

This semester term includes the following units:

  1. Begin a Term Unit
  2. Self-Esteem Unit
  3. Nutrition Unit
  4. Conflict Resolution Unit
  5. Mental Health Unit (Part 1 and 2)
  6. Cultural Diversity Unit
  7. Body Systems Unit
  8. Tobacco Unit
  9. Sexual Education Unit
  10. Environmental Health Unit



>> Integrated Skills Based, Content Based / Knowledge Based. The best of both worlds.
>> Meets all HS National Health Education Standards. 
>> Meets all HS Technical Subjects Health Common Core Standards.
>> Meets all Washington State’s rigorous Health Education Standards.

>> Also aligned to New York Dept. of Education Commencement HS Health Standards to demonstrate how our standards will likely meet your state standards. 
>>Fact and Evidence based. Meets all 15 “Characteristics of an Effective Health Education Curriculum” set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



This is an editable Word and PowerPoint "For Print" curriculum AND also "Online" on Google Drive.



Why Purchase this resource

  • Created by a National Board Certified Health teacher of 19 years.
  • Step-by-step teacher directions follow daily PowerPoint slides.
  • Promotes social and emotional learning (SEL). 
  • Click here for "Hot Off the Press" unit examples!

This Resource Can be Taught Online:

  • PowerPoints are now online (and editable online).
  • Google Slides with fill-in text boxes
  • Several interactive Google Forms. 
  • Several fun Google Forms "Escape Rooms" are included!
  • Compatible with Microsoft platforms.
  • Step-by-step instructional video.

 



What Buyers are saying:

  • "You have created the best overall set of teaching lessons I have seen in 22 years of teaching! I don't need to "reinvent the wheel."
  • "One of the best products I have invested in…well worth the price and then some."
  • "LOVE. LOVE. LOVE. So creative. So engaging. This is AWESOME.”
  • "This resource has been an absolute lifesaver! It makes up my entire curriculum, and it has made life so easy and made teaching health so fun."
  • You saved my life, I was bored to tears teaching Health. Now it's my favorite class!"



Facts You Should Know:

  • All future updates on this curriculum (new lessons and activities) are FREE.
  • Documents and PowerPoints are editable - docs are included in both Word and PDF formats.
  • Note: This program specifically meets high school level standards aligned to the 9th/10th grade Standards. This program is ideal for 9th and 10th grade students, and it has also worked well for 11th and 12th grade students who have not completed their required Health credit.






Note: This High School Health program is not meant to be purchased along with the Middle/Jr. High School Health program for use in the same school district since there is some lesson overlap.

If you're interested in using both our Middle/Jr. High AND our High School Health programs, you will want our SEQUENTIAL Middle/Junior AND High School Health Curriculum, which we designed as 4 consecutive, scaffolded programs.

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Here are some of the activities included:

Class Organization:

  • Organization to Begin a New School Year
  • “Class Syllabus”
  • Morning PowerPoints
  • “Learning Targets
  • Learning Target Success Criteria Exit Sheet
  • Classroom Discipline
  • Classroom File Folders and Crates Organization Suggestion
  • "Learning Target" Posters

1. Beginning a School Year Unit (2 Lessons):

-Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-2 PowerPoint Presentations With 111+ Slides

Day 1:
-Try this “First Day of School” lesson that has worked great for me for years!
-Introduce yourself to your students with a quiz about you! (template included)
-“Learning Styles Survey”
-"Learning Styles Explanation Handout"
-Amazing YouTube videos that kids love!
Day 2:
-Reinforce an “I will” attitude in your students.
-"Famous Failures" Version of the "I Will" attitude for high school classes!
-Classroom File Folders System
-Introduce "Learning Target" posters and "Worksheets"
Day 3:
-★NEW! "Monday Morning Motivation" Amazing videos with reflection questions to start any day or week off on a positive note!
Day 4:
-The Little Red Hen "I Will" Class Theme PowerPoint Story(A buyer emailed me that she did the activity and got a round of applause when she finished!)
-Give the Final Health Assessment as a "Pre-Test"
-Give the "Anonymous Teen Health Survey"
-Optional "Getting to know your classmates "Ice-Breaker"
-Communication Skills Fun!
-Mahatma Gandhi Poster
-Includes "Artwork Rubric" and "Art Competition for Extra Credit System!"
-Creating Student-Generated Classroom Rules on "Sticky Notes"
-Famous Old Proverbs Activity! (See "Preview" for more on this!)

2. Self-Esteem Unit (4-10 lessons):

-Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-PowerPoint Presentation Slides to Walk you Through Each Lesson

• Self-Esteem–Day 1
-What is Positive Self-Esteem?
-“Self-Esteem iPad” Project or
-“Thumbprint” Project
• Self-Esteem–Day 2
“What Makes Me Me Worksheet”
-Continue “Self-Esteem iPad” or “Thumbprint”
-Inspiring video (Napoleon Dynamite Dance Scene!)
• Self-Esteem–Day 3
-“Career Interest Survey”
-“Rise Above the Dream Breakers Project”
• Self-Esteem-Day 4
-“Rise Above the Dream Breakers” Continued
• Self-Esteem–Day 5 to 10
-Optional Self-Esteem Building Activities:
-Create a “Building Self-Esteem Class Book.”
-“Thesaurus Traits Project”
-“Self-Esteem Quiz”
-“Career Survey”
-Assertiveness Role-Plays
-“Self-Esteem Homework”
-“Classroom Self-esteem Quilt”


-Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-7 PowerPoint Presentations

Day 1: INTRODUCTION TO UNIT AND NEW!HARVARD HEALTHY EATING PLATE:
  • Diet advertising in our global market
  • How to discern myths and untruths in diet ads!
  • "How Healthy Are You Eating" survey
  • 5 reasons so many people are overweight
  • Portion sizes compared to 1950's!
  • NEW! Harvard Healthy Eating Plate
Day 2 + 3: NEW! HOW NUTRITION AFFECTS THE BODY CLASS ART PROJECT:
  • Bring life-sized examples of nutritional consequences right into your classroom!
  • Each student will be assigned a body part (life size template included!)
  • Students will use the worksheet with links provided to research the way an issue impacts their body part.
  • Class will end up with one "Positive" and one "Negative" body example of how nutrition impacts our bodies!
  • "Drinking Water Extra Credit" program!
Day 4: CALORIE AWARENESS:
  • Understanding how calories on a food label relate to suggested daily total
  • Formula- Calories needed per day chart (according to age, gender, and activity level) From U.S.D.A. guidelines
  • "Calorie Awareness Worksheet" Help a boys named Marcus eat healthier!
  • Students will start to use the "Harvard Healthy Plate Worksheet" to record their own personal formula totals!
  • MYPLATE OPTIONAL: Because I'm now using the "Harvard Healthy Eating Plate," I have the MyPlate activities as optional, but they include worksheets, activities, personalized plate, and quiz! (See Preview for more)
Day 5: UNDERSTANDING FAT AND FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS:
  • -Healthy fats -vs- unhealthy fats. (Trans and Saturated Fats)
  • Formula- How many fat grams should I eat per day?
  • -Fast food restaurants: Analyzing calories and fat.
  • Are there any healthy choices for me at fast food restaurants?
  • Start the "Fast Food Restaurant Posters"
Day 6: CARBOHYDRATES AND SUGAR:
  • All about fat and sugar!
  • Formula- How many carbohydrates do I need per day?
  • Formula- What should my grams limit on sugar be per day?
  • Formula- What should my calorie limit on sugar be per day?
  • Analyzing food labels to know if a product is "healthy"
  • Fun “Fat and Sugar Experiment Lesson": Measure Crisco and sugar into baggies!
  • Reflection to personalize
  • "Fat and Sugar Homework"
Day 7: CHOLESTEROL and MORE ON CARBOHYDRATES:
  • Carbohydrates: the healthy (whole grains) and the unhealthy (sugar and white flour)
  • Understanding Diabetes
  • What is cholesterol?
  • Formula- How much cholesterol do I need?
Day 8: MEDIA LITERACY READING FOOD LABELS:
  • Media literacy and grocery store manipulation
  • “Food Label Reading Worksheet” and activity ★New U.S.D.A food labels!
  • "Interactive Food Label Activity"
  • Food label reading video
Day 9: FOOD LABEL SCAVENGER HUNTS:
  • - "Food Label Scavenger Hunt" (NEW!! Now on Google Drive to save paper!)
  • - "Food Label Scramble"
  • - Both of these activities have students walking around the room reading food labels
Day 10: IRON, PROTEIN, SODIUM, FOOD RECORDS, CALCIUM:
  • Formula- Protein: How much do I need?
  • What does protein do for the body?
  • Should I take a protein supplement?
  • "Building Muscle Brochure"
  • Formula- Iron, sodium, and sodium: Their importance and how much do I need of each?
  • The importance of calcium for teens
  • Formula- "‘How Much Calcium do I Need Daily?’ Worksheet"
Day 11: DANGER OF ENERGY DRINKS:
  • “The Dangers of Energy Drinks” Activity
  • "Athletes and Energy Drinks" article
  • Energy drink dangers videos
Day 12: CANCER, FAMILY MEDICAL HISTORY, EXERCISE:
  • Understanding Cancer
  • Cancer warning signs"
  • "Dear 16-Year Old Me" Video
  • “Family Medical History Homework"
  • Why is exercise important?
  • Exercise video and review sheet
  • How many calories will I burn during different types of exercise?
  • MyFitnessPal
  • FITT Plans
  • Longevity and goal setting
Day 13: EATING HEALTHY FOR LIFE!:
  • “Eating Healthy for Life Survey” and goal-setting
  • Habits, the brain, and eating
  • Fun Doodle Notes Goal Setting Activity! (Templates provided!)
Day 14: UNHEALTHY EATING AND EATING DISORDERS
  • Understanding eating disorders
  • “Eating Disorders Self-Survey”
  • "Emotions and Eating Survey"
  • Understanding the symptoms of anorexia and bulimia.
  • Eating disorders videos choices
Day 15: IMPROVING BODY IMAGE
  • The importance of positive body image
  • Analyzing media's false messages
  • Improving body image videos
  • "Body Image Brochure"
  • "Real Models Without Their Make-Up Presentation!"
  • "Love What's Good, Change What You Could" Activity
  • Cube art project
Day 16 + 17: ANALYZING FAD DIETS, NUTRITION GAME REVIEW
  • In this amazing “Is This Diet Healthy?” activity students will learn 10 questions to ask to see if a diet is healthy or not. For the rest of their lives your students will have the skills to determine if a diet is healthy! They will be able to analyze the “Best” diets on this list and see how they measure up to this worksheet based on the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Nutrition standards!
  • "Is This Diet Healthy?" Lesson with PowerPoint and student share out
  • Top Healthiest Diets Website
  • Why many Diets DON’T work
  • Why a diet needs to be a "diet for life"
  • Unhealthy habits and how to successfully lose or gain weight.
DAY 18: PERSONAL HEALTH HABITS
  • "Where is Your Health?" personal food habits survey with 60 questions!
  • Acronym art activity
  • Personal Health Assessment
Day 19: NUTRITION UNIT ASSESSMENT GAME REVIEW
  • Unit Assessment Review Handout
  • Fun "Nutrition Unit Assessment Board Game"
  • Optional: I couldn't resist! I also included a fun "Nutrition Card Game" to help review for the test as well!
Day 20: NUTRITION TEST
  • Nutrition Unit Assessment
  • Optional videos
OPTIONAL DAY: G.M.O.S-GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS
  • G.M.O.s group research
  • G.M.O. videos
  • Quiz and correct
  • Group debates!

4. Conflict Resolution Unit (5 lessons):

-Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-PowerPoint Presentation Slides to Walk you Through Each Lesson

• Conflict Resolution-Day 1
-“So QUIC” Conflict Resolution Model to Resolve Conflicts
- Video Example
-“Assertiveness Quiz”
-“‘I’ Statements Activity”
• Conflict Resolution-Day 2
-“Perception Activity”
-“Questioning Skills Activity”
• Conflict Resolution-Day 3
- “Awareness Test” Video
-Practicing “SO QUIC” Conflict Resolution Model”
-“Wallet Cards” Project
• Optional Conflict Resolution Day 4 + 5
-“Communication Survey”
-Fun “Fortune Cookie” Project!
-Optional Conflict Resolution Unit Assessment

5. Mental Health Unit (4 lessons):

-Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-PowerPoint Presentations With 77 Slides to Walk you Through Each Lesson

• Mental Health Day 1
-Problem-Solving and Mental Health
-Problem-Solving Video
-“Problem-Solving Scenario Task Cards
-“Problem-Solving Flip Books Project”
• Mental Health Day 2
-Mental Illness Described
-Organic Versus Functional Mental Illnesses
-The Effects of Neurotransmitters
-Optional “What About Bob” Video
• Mental Health Day 3
-Functional Mental Illnesses
- Panic Attacks
- Depression
- “Reality Matters” Video
-“What About Bob” Video with “Video Review Sheet”
• Mental Health Day 4
-Finish “What About Bob” Video with “Video Review Sheet”
-Resources for Help
-Optional “Mental Illness Kahoot Interactive Test”

-Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-PowerPoint Presentation Slides to Walk you Through Each Lesson

• Cultural Identity Day 1
-“I Am....” Exercise
- Beverly D. Tatum’s “The Complexity of Identity: “Who Am I?” and “8 Dimensions of Social Identity”
-Harvard Bias Test
• Cultural Identity Day 2
-Empathy -Labels, Stereotypes, Prejudisms, Discrimination Discussion
-True stories of prejudism, racial profiling, and racism-
-True stories
-Bryan Stevenson’s Video: “From Slavery to Mass Incarceration”
-Optional: Bryan Stevenson’s “Ted Talk”
-Racial Profiling
• Cultural Identity Day 3
-Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream Art Project!
• Optional-Cultural Diversity-Day 1
Understanding the History and Complexities of Racial Diversity
-“Race Definitions and Quotes Handout”
-“My Uniqueness Project”
• Optional Day Cultural Diversity-Day 2
-“My Uniqueness Project”
-Add an “Ad Slogan”
• Optional Day Cultural Diversity-Day 3
-“My Uniqueness Project”
-“Career Survey”
• Optional- Day Cultural Diversity-Day 4
-Sharing “My Uniqueness Project”
-Inspiring Videos

7. Body Systems Unit (10 lessons):

-Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-PowerPoint Presentation Slides to Walk you Through Each Lesson

• Body Systems Day 1
-Body Systems Intro
-“Can You Do This?” Fun Body Activities
-“Our Amazing Body” Slideshow
-Into teams and 8 “Quick Facts Sheets”
-Team competition “Choose a Team Name Art”
• Body Systems Day 2
-QR Coded Group Research
-Body Systems “Rap Video”
-“Virtual Body Website”
-Optional “Body Systems Overview Handout”
-Group research with “QR Coded Worksheet” for 8 Body Systems
-Optional: “50 Really Weird Facts About Your Body”
• Body Systems Day 3
-QR Coded Group Research
-Work on “QR Coded Worksheet“ for 8 Body Systems
• Body Systems Day 4
-How Disease Effects Body Systems
-United States Non-Communicable Diseases Mortality Rates
-“Non-Communicable Diseases Background Information Sheet”
-“Preventing Non-Communicable Diseases Handout”
-Fun Interactive folded “”Disease Risk Reduction/ Prevention Origami Heart”
• Body Systems Day 5
-Protecting our Body Systems
-“Preventing Non-Communicable Diseases Handout”
-“Common Aging Changes” Slideshow
-“Nutrition-Related Illness and Obesity
-“Personal Health Risk Assessment”
-Optional: “The Longevity Game”
-Optional: Kahoot Website
• Body Systems Day 6
-Choice: Non-Comm. Diseases Card Game or
-Create Your Own Board Game: Students Create Questions for Own Body System for a fun Board Game: Board and question templates included!
• Body Systems Day 7
-The Preventative Power of Exercise
-Why Exercise?
-20 benefits of exercise
-Longevity Study
-The Brain and Exercise
-Exercise Video with Worksheet
• Body Systems Day 8, 9, 10
-Preparing and Giving Group Presentations
-Optional requirement: Group Rap, Song or Poem About Their Body Systems (examples given!)
-Groups Share Out to Class
-Grading Rubrics Included!
-Optional Unit Wrap Up: Preventative Medical Check Ups for Teens, Vaccinations, Reproductive Health Check Ups
-Body Systems Unit Assessment

8. Tobacco Unit (9 lessons):

-Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-PowerPoint Presentations With 161 Slides to Walk you Through Each Lesson

• Tobacco-Day 1
-The Dangers of Tobacco
-Videos
• Tobacco-Day 2
-Chewing Tobacco
-Cigar and Pipe Dangers
-e-Cigarettes
-“Quit Brochures”
-★NEW! Updated Vaping Info
• Tobacco-Day 3
-Cancer
-“Quit Brochures”
• Tobacco-Day 4
-Second-hand Smoke
-Pregnant Smokers
-Money spent on Cigarettes
-State Laws
-Work on “Quit Brochures”
• Tobacco-Day 5
-Ad Appeals
-Marketing Psychology
-Finish “Quit Brochures
-Optional Tobacco Unit Quiz
• Optional Tobacco Day 6
-The Brain and Habits
-“Cleansing a Bad Habit”
-“Adding a Healthy Habit” Worksheets
-“Support Your Peers Calendar”
• Optional Tobacco Day 7
-Brain and Habits Second Day
-Neurotransmitters
-Addictions
• Optional Tobacco Day 8 and 9
-Fun “Tobacco Packs Media Literacy Art Project”

9. Sex Ed. Unit (20 lessons):

-Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-PowerPoint Presentations With 404 Slides to Walk you Through Each Lesson

Sex Ed.-Day 1
-Optional 4-Day “Friendship and Dating”; and 3-Day “Puberty and Hygiene” Lessons
-“Sexuality Opt-Out” Info for Parents
-Introduction to Sex Ed.
-Reproduction
-The Effectiveness of the Reproductive Systems
-"In The Womb” Video
Sex Ed.-Day 2
-Understanding LGBTQIA+
-Female Anatomy and System Issues
-“Love Language Survey”
Sex Ed.-Day 3
-Male Anatomy and System Issues
-Gender Identity
-Sexual Pressures Lines and Articles
-“Sexual Pressures Flip Charts Project”
-HPV Vaccine information for boys/girls
Sex Ed.-Day 4
-“Girl Talk/Boy Talk Day” (Boys and Girls Separate for 1 Day)
-Girls Go Over Breast Cancer and Issues
-Boys go over Testicular Cancer
-Work on “Sexual Pressures Flip Charts Project”
• Sex Ed.-Day 5 and 6
-Understanding Sexually Transmitted Infections
-S.T.I. Video
-S.T.I. Slideshow -★NEWLY UPDATED SHOW!
-Fun “Communicable Diseases Card Game”
• Sex Ed.-Day 7
-“H.I.V. / A.I.D.S. Quiz” -★NEWLY UPDATED STATS!
-HIV/AIDS Information
-AIDS Video
• Sex Ed.-Day 8
-More on H.I.V.
-AIDS / Abstinence Video
-Good Reasons for Abstinence
-Setting Sexual Limits
-“Interactive Emotions That Can Come with Teen Sex Suitcase”
• Sex Ed.-Day 9
-How Self-Esteem Affects Relationships -“What is Love?”
-“What is Romance?” Activity and Art
• Sex Ed.-Day 10
-Birth Control Choices ★NEWLY UPDATED STATS and WORKSHEET!
-Birth Control Video Clips and/or PowerPoint Slides
-“Birth Control Worksheet”
• Sex Ed.-Day 11 – 13
-Sexual Assault Information
-Sexual Harassment
-#METOO Movement
-Traits of a Healthy Relationship
-See IT | SAY IT | SHARE IT Quilt Project
-Sexual Assault/Rape
-Date Rape video
• Sex Ed.-Day 14
-Traits of Unhealthy Relationships
-Dating and Domestic Violence
-“Healthy -vs- Unhealthy Relationships Activity”
-“Sex Ed. Unit Assessment Review”
• Sex Ed.-Day 15
-“Sex Ed. Unit Assessment”
-“Sex Ed. Parent-Teen Homework”
• Optional-Sex Ed. Day 16 + 17
Wrap up “Healthy Versus Unhealthy Activity”
-Social Media Safety
-Fun “Sexuality Board Game”
• Optional Sex Ed. Day 18 + 19
-“The Consequences of Teen Pregnancy”
-Statistics
-Video
-Simulation Activity
Optional Sex Ed-Day 20

“Guest Speaker”

10. Environmental and Community Health Unit:

-Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions
-PowerPoint Presentations with Slides to Walk you Through Each Lesson

• Environmental-Day 1
-Understanding the 10 Top Environmental Issues
-“10 Environmental Issues Worksheet” with Partner (reactions and solutions)
-10 issues Group Activity
- Short videos on each topic
• Environmental-Day 2
-Finish Videos
-Optional “What Can I Do Follow-Up Project”
-“'What Can I do?’ Posters” Around the Room Activity
• Optional Activities Day 3 to 10
-Environmental Protection Agency 8 Topics “All Hands Working Together Project”
-Finding Related Articles
-Finding True Stories of Environmental Harm
-Make a Brochure
-Write a “Workplace Hazard” Report
-Make a “Public Service Announcement” Poster or Video

• Optional Community Health Projects (10 lessons)
-“What is Community Health?”
-“Six Key Ingredients to a Healthy Community”
-Ideal City and Community Health Project
-“Public Service Announcement”



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