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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Substance Abuse
Unit Number
7
Course
Sixth Grade Physical Education/Health
Content Area
Physical Education - Health
Description
Students will examine and analyze the effects of risk behaviors on a healthy lifestyle.
Timeline
1 Day(s)
Enduring Understandings
Tobacco and other drugs have a variety of harmful effects on the human body.
There are common indicators, stages and influencing factors of chemical dependency.
Substance use/abuse affects the decision making process.
Substance use/abuse affects all dimensions of wellness (physical,
mental/emotional, social).





Essential Questions
Why do people choose to use alcohol, tobacco and other drugs when they are aware of the detrimental effects?
What are the factors that influence a teen’s decision about substance abuse? (e.g., family, friends, society, media) What are the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
(such as physical, mental, social, and legal consequences)?



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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 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







  
  
Standard
Standard Component
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