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Teen Health, Course 3 Ц Interactive Student Edition (2009)

 
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"Teen Health" is the integrated, activities-based health program written especially for middle school students. "Teen Health" helps students understand that good health affects their school performance, their friendships, their looks, and their lives. It stretches far beyond traditional health topics to cover the subjects students really want to know about. It explains the importance of avoiding risky behaviors and provides step-by-step guidelines on how to do so. Student-friendly modules allow teachers to supplement the core curriculum with selected topics.
Reading age for native speakers: Middle School students

Features:
Get fit and active with in-depth fitness and nutrition information and Glencoe's exclusive Fitness Zone.
Cross-curricular integration throughout the program with the Reading Skills handbook, reading and writing strategies, academic vocabulary, Connect To activities (math, science, and social studies), and Standardized Test Practice.
Activities based program with an emphasis on health skills, avoiding risk behaviors, and promoting health literacy.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Understanding Your Health
- Lesson :1 What Is Health and Wellness?
- Lesson 2: Changes During the Teen Years
- Lesson 3: Taking Responsibility for Your Health

Chapter 2: Skills for a Healthy Life
- Lesson 1: Making Decisions and Setting Goals
- Lesson 2: Building Your Character
- Lesson 3: Developing Other Health Skills

Chapter 3: Mental and Emotional Health
- Lesson 1: Your Mental and Emotional Health
- Lesson 2: Understanding Your Emotions
- Lesson 3: Managing Stress
- Lesson 4: Coping with Loss

Chapter 4: Mental and Emotional Problems
- Lesson 1: Mental and Emotional Disorders
- Lesson 2: Suicide Prevention
- Lesson 3: Help for Mental and Emotional Disorders

Chapter 5: Relationships: The Teen Years
- Lesson 1: Friendships During Adolescence
- Lesson 2: Practicing Communication Skills
- Lesson 3: Peer Pressure and Refusal Skills
- Lesson 4: Limits and Abstinence

Chapter 6: Promoting Social Health
- Lesson 1: You and Your Relationships
- Lesson 2: Getting Along with Your Family
- Lesson 3: Marriage and Parenthood

Chapter 7: Conflict Resolution
- Lesson 1: The Nature of Conflict
- Lesson 2: Preventing Conflicts
- Lesson 3: Resolving Conflicts

Chapter 8: Violence Prevention
- Lesson 1: Avoiding and Preventing Violence
- Lesson 2: Dealing with Violence
- Lesson 3: Bullying and Harassment
- Lesson 4: Abuse
- Lesson 5: Preventing and Coping with Abuse

Chapter 9: Physical Activity and Fitness
- Lesson 1: The Benefits of Physical Activity
- Lesson 2: Endurance, Strength, and Flexibility
- Lesson 3: Setting Fitness Goals
- Lesson 4: Sports Conditioning and Avoiding Injury

Chapter 10: Nutrition for Health
- Lesson 1: The Importance of Nutrition
- Lesson 2: Nutrients for Wellness
- Lesson 3: Following Nutrition Guidelines
- Lesson 4: Planning Meals and Snacks

Chapter 11: Your Body Image
- Lesson 1: Maintaining a Healthy Weight
- Lesson 2: Eating Disorders

Chapter 12: Alcohol
- Lesson 1: Why Alcohol Is Harmful
- Lesson 2: Short-Term Effects of Alcohol Use
- Lesson 3: Long-Term Effects of Alcohol Use
- Lesson 4: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse
- Lesson 5: Getting Help for Alcohol Abuse

Chapter 13: Tobacco
- Lesson 1: Facts About Tobacco
- Lesson 2: Health Risks of Tobacco Use
- Lesson 3: Tobacco Addiction
- Lesson 4: Tobacco’s Costs to Society
- Lesson 5: Choosing to Be Tobacco Free

Chapter 14: Drugs
- Lesson 1: Drug Misuse and Abuse
- Lesson 2: Marijuana and Other Illegal Drugs
- Lesson 3: Narcotics, Stimulants, and Depressants
- Lesson 4: Hallucinogens and Inhalants
- Lesson 5: Getting Help
- Lesson 6: Staying Drug Free

Chapter 15: Personal Care and Consumer Choices
- Lesson 1: Personal Health Care
- Lesson 2: Being a Smart Health Consumer
- Lesson 3: Using Medicines Wisely
- Lesson 4: Choosing Health Services
- Lesson 5: Public Health

Chapter 16: Your Body Systems
- Lesson 1: Your Skeletal System
- Lesson 2: Your Muscular System
- Lesson 3: Your Circulatory System
- Lesson 4: Your Respiratory System
- Lesson 5: Your Nervous System
- Lesson 6: Your Digestive and Excretory Systems
- Lesson 7: Your Endocrine System
- Lesson 8: Your Reproductive System

Chapter 17: Growth and Development
- Lesson 1: The Beginning of Life
- Lesson 2: Heredity and Environment
- Lesson 3: From Childhood to Adolescence
- Lesson 4: Adulthood and Aging

Chapter 18: Common Communicable Diseases
- Lesson 1: Preventing the Spread of Disease
- Lesson 2: The Body’s Defenses Against Infection
- Lesson 3: Communicable Diseases
- Lesson 4: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Lesson 5: HIV/AIDS

Chapter 19: Noncommunicable Diseases
- Lesson 1: Causes of Noncommunicable Diseases
- Lesson 2: Cancer
- Lesson 3: Heart and Circulatory Problems
- Lesson 4: Diabetes and Arthritis
- Lesson 5: Allergies and Asthma

Chapter 20: Safety and Emergencies
- Lesson 1: Safety in the Home and at School
- Lesson 2: Safety on the Road and Outdoors
- Lesson 3: Safety in Weather Emergencies
- Lesson 4: Basic First Aid
- Lesson 5: First Aid for Common Emergencies
- Lesson 6: Life-Threatening Emergencies

Chapter 21: Environmental Health
- Lesson 1: Pollution and Health
- Lesson 2: Preventing and Reducing Pollution

Fitness Zone Handbook
Reading Skills Handbook
English/Spanish Glossary
Index





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