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North Lake School District

2020-21 Theme: Confidence

Health

Students learning CPR
 
Health and wellness concepts are integrated through the K-8 physical education curriculum. North Lake School promotes a healthy lifestyle including making good choices and being active.
D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is taught in 5th grade by a local enforcement officer. Students learn the benefits of responsibility through the interactive in-school curriculum which lasts ten weeks.
 
Human Growth and development is taught in grades 5 through 8 and in gender-specific sessions. The human growth and development curriculum is based on abstinence.
 

Topics covered in health:

5th Grade

What is Health?

  • Physical , Emotional, Mental, Social health
  • Wellness in relation to the four parts of health
  • Influences on your health
  • Developing healthy habits

 
Responsible Decision Making

  • Good decisions
  • Types of consequences
  • Influences on decisions
  • Six steps of responsible decision making
  • Refusal skills

 
Emotional/Mental Health (Self-Esteem)

  • Characteristics of people with high and low self-esteem
  • Outside influences and media influences on self-esteem
  • Self-concept and how it develops
  • Keys to a healthy self-esteem
  • Seven ways to a healthy self esteem

Nutrition

  • How your body uses food
  • Six classes of nutrients
  • Classify foods into appropriate food groups
  • Create a realistic menu for a day using appropriate daily requirements
  • Read a food label

 
Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco

  • Difference between legal and illegal drugs
  • Reading medicine labels and using medicines safely
  • Effects and dangers of Marijuana
  • Chemicals in tobacco products
  • The effects of alcohol on the body and brain
  • Peer pressure involving drugs and alcohol
  • Practice responsible decision making and refusal skill in situations involving alcohol, tobacco and drugs

 
Human Growth and Development

  • Physical and emotional changes in puberty
  • Practicing good hygiene
  • Reproductive systems
  • Healthy relationships
  • Use 6 steps of responsible decision making to maintain healthy relationships

 

6th Grade

What is Health?

  • Physical, Emotional, Mental, Social health
  • Wellness in relation to the four parts of health
  • Influences on your health
  • Developing healthy habits
  • Nine life skills

 
Responsible Decision Making

  • Good decisions
  • Types of consequences
  • Influences on decisions
  • Six steps of responsible decision making
  • Refusal skills
  • Types of goals
  • Steps to setting and reaching goals

 
Emotional/Mental Health (Conflict/Stress)

  • Types of conflict
  • Managing conflict
  • What is anger and how to manage it
  • Healthy and unhealthy ways to express anger
  • Different types of stress
  • Causes of stress
  • Healthy ways to manage your stress

 
Nutrition

  • How your body uses food
  • Functions of the six classes of nutrients
  • Classify foods into appropriate food groups and explore why all foods in food groups are not created equal
  • Create a realistic menu for a week using appropriate daily requirements
  • Read a food label and determine if the food is healthy

 
Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco

  • Name examples of legal and illegal drugs
  • Name examples of OTC and prescription drugs
  • Marijuana, a gateway drug
  • Chemicals in tobacco products and effects on the body
  • Long- term effects of alcohol
  • Effects and dangers of inhalants
  • Types of pressure
  • Practice responsible decision making and refusal skills to avoid situations involving tobacco, drugs and alcohol

 
Human Growth and Development

  • Physical and emotional changes in puberty
  • Practicing good hygiene
  • Reproductive systems
  • Healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
  • Use 6 steps of responsible decision making to determine healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
  • Practice using refusal skills in relationships

 

7th Grade

Responsible Decision Making

  • Six steps of responsible decision making
  • Setting healthy goals
  • Refusal skills

 
Nutrition

  • Six classes of nutrients
  • Building healthy eating habits
  • Good vs. bad fats
  • Read food labels and determine high amounts of fat, sugar, salt and offer alternative choices
  • Identify allergens in foods

 
Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco

  • Chemicals in tobacco products
  • Physical effects of nicotine, tar and carbon monoxide
  • Cost analysis of smoking cigarettes
  • Effects of alcohol on the body
  • Peer pressure and alcohol
  • Media influences and alcohol
  • Practice responsible decision making skills and refusal skills to avoid situations with alcohol
  • Classes of drugs, dangers and effects
  • Practice responsible decision making and refusal skills to avoid situations with drugs

 
Human Growth and Development

  • Building relationships
  • Understand emotional and social connections
  • Personal responsibility
  • The importance of body language
  • Tolerance for others
  • Healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
  • Resolving unhealthy relationships
  • Avoiding risky situations by using responsible decision making and refusal skills

 
CPR/AED

  • Identify the reasons CPR and AED are needed
  • Learn and practice correct procedure for CPR
  • Learn how to use an AED

 

8th Grade

Responsible Decision Making

  • Six steps of responsible decision making
  • Building character
  • Communication skills
  • Refusal skills

 
Nutrition

  • Six classes of nutrients
  • Health conditions related to too much sugar, salt, or bad fats in diet
  • Investigate sugar content and hidden sugars in foods/food labels
  • Study food labels and determine if the food contributes to common health conditions
  • Identify allergens in foods

 
Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco

  • Cigarettes vs. E-Cigarettes
  • Laws in regard to purchase and possession of tobacco products
  • Effects of first, second, and third hand smoke
  • Addiction caused by nicotine
  • Alcohol and the brain
  • Alcohol in the blood (BAC)
  • Peer and social pressure
  • Apply responsible decision making and refusal skills to situations involving alcohol
  • Classes of drugs and their effects and dangers
  • Medical marijuana vs. recreational
  • The role of dopamine plays on addiction
  • Tolerance and withdrawal
  • Drugged driving
  • Understanding the opiate epidemic
  • Apply responsible responsible decision making and refusal skills to situations involving drugs

 
Human Growth and Development

  • Responsible peer relationships
  • Dating safe people
  • Sexual harassment
  • Respecting others
  • Abstinence
  • Resisting sexual pressure
  • Verbal, physical and sexual abuse
  • Know where to seek help for abuse
  • Consequences of sexual activity(emotional, social and physical)
  • Teen pregnancy
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Avoiding risky situations

 
CPR/AED

  • Identify the reasons CPR and AED are needed
  • Learn/review correct procedure for CPR
  • Learn how to use an AED

Faculty

Clauer

Mrs. Clauer

Phy.Ed./Health Teacher
B.P.E., UW-Oshkosh
Ext. 135

lesch

Mrs. Lesch

School Counselor
M.S. Educational Psychology
Ext. 210 Google Site