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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Nutrition
Unit Number
6
Course
Sixth Grade Physical Education/Health
Content Area
Physical Education - Health
Description
Students will understand the six essential nutrients, identify parts of a food label and interpret how the media affects body image.
Timeline
1 Week(s)
Enduring Understandings
Making healthy eating choices is an important part of achieving and sustaining wellness.
There are many short and long term health benefits and risks associated with nutritional choices.
Proper nutrition is necessary for healthy living.



Essential Questions
What role does family, peers, and the media have on food choices now and throughout life?
What makes a food healthy?
How do you determine appropriate portion sizes?
Why is nutrition health essential for proper development?




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Standard
Standard Component
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









  
  
Standard
Standard Component
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.