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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Personal Health and Wellness
Unit Number
5
Course
Sixth Grade Physical Education/Health
Content Area
Physical Education - Health
Description
Students will acquire and apply wellness skills associated with a healthy active lifestyle.
Timeline
4 Week(s)
Enduring Understandings
Personal choices impact current and long term outcomes on individuals, family and society.
Mental and emotional health effects a person’s physical health and overall well-being.
Assertive communication skills enhance health by avoiding and/or reducing health risks.
Accessing and evaluating health information, products and services will improve a person’s ability to make healthy decisions and ones quality of life.
Recognizing risk factors and applying risk reducing strategies can prevent health consequences.





Essential Questions
What can I do to avoid or reduce health risks?
What influences my behaviors and decisions?
How can assertive communication skills help me to develop a healthy
lifestyle?
What do I need to know to make good decisions and stay healthy?
How can I make good decisions and stay healthy?
How can goal setting enhance and improve my health?
How can I promote accurate health information and behavior for myself
and others?









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Standard
Standard Component
ECO
  
Demonstrates the knowledge and skillls to achieve and maintaina health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness
Unit 2
Evaluate decision-making behaviors as they affect wellness.
Describe target heart rate as it relates to cardio respiratory endurance.
Unit 5
Interpret personal health-related fitness assessments and determine which fitness components need improvement
Evaluate decision-making behaviors as they affect wellness
Describe target heart rate as it relates to cardio respiratory endurance





  
  
Standard
Standard Component
ECO
  
Understand how the different body systems work together during physical activity
Unit 5
Describe how the endocrine system affects all other body systems.
Label the major components and identify the functions of the lymphatic system.
Identify the function of each organ in the digestive system as it relates to overall health.
Distinguish between the Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System.
Illustrate air flow through the respiratory system and its relationship to the circulatory system and explain how they respond to physical activity.
Differentiate among the types of joints in the skeletal system.
Explain how the muscular system and skeletal system work together to move the body.
Classify the three different types of muscle tissue and differentiate between voluntary and involuntary muscle movement.









ECO
  
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health
Unit 5
Identify the stages of disease progression.
Analyze information about the transmission and prevention of communicable diseases.
Locate, select, and organize information about non-communicable disease that may impact adolescents.
Explain and discuss the relationship between HIV and AIDS.
Identify body changes during puberty and proper hygiene practices and how it affects various health needs.
Compare and contrast factors that can affect growth and development which one can alter, enhance, or adapt.
Unit 7
Differentiate between over the counter (OTC) and prescription drugs, their purpose, precautions and guidelines for use.







ECO
  
Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors

Unit 5


Describe how to constructively mange feelings caused by disappointment, stress, separation or loss.
Model healthy communication skills through exchange of information, questions, and ideas while recognizing the perspective of others.
Unit 7
Presents different opinions and arguments about the effects of tobacco on individuals, family, and society.
Differentiate between negative and positive peer pressure and discuss reversal techniques









ECO
  
Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products and services to enhance health

Unit 5
Recognize that fads, quackery, and advertising can influence health behaviors and practices.
Recognize how the efforts of individuals, communities, and government affect the health of a community.
Unit6
Discuss the misconceptions projected by society in regard to body image.
Identify information on food labels.
Recognize that fads, quackery, and advertising can influence health behaviors and practices
Evaluate ideas and perspectives regarding the influence that family, friends, and culture have on health choices and behaviors during adolescence
Describe and differentiate the contribution specific nutrients make towards growth repair, and cellular needs of the body.








ECO
  
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal  communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reducehealth risks
Unit 5
Recognize that life management skills can be applied to personal situations that adolescents encounter.
Apply and assess conflict/mediation strategies to a variety of conflict situations.
Evaluate current assets and determine ways to enhance those qualities.
Describe positive stress management skills to reduce stress related problems.
Unit 7
Recognize that life management skills can be applied to personal situations that adolescents encounter