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THINKING SKILLS: INTEGRATING LIBRARY RESOURCES WITH LEARNING OBJECTIVES 
Keeley Library   May 4, 2000
Health
COURSE: 57314 (?)
Health
STANDARD
NUMBER
CONTENT AND PERFORMANCE
OBJECTIVES
Keeley Library Resources : Click on the Internet Links in the First Column on the Left.
HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION TOPIC GUIDE
Domestic Arts and Sciences (Child Development)
Teen Parenting
(Also Need  guidefor genetic diseases guide here.)
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CONTENT: Growth and Development
Students will learn the basic characteristcs of growth and development, including body functions an systems throughout the life cycle, and will acquire skills to promote and maintain positive growth and development
PERFORMANCE:Subsequent to correct identification of selected body systems, Anatomy students will identify genetic behaviour and environmental factors that can impact each system.
  • HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION TOPIC GUIDE
  • Discussions,Debates,Persuasive  Essays

  • Online Periodicals Database for recent articles

    Action plan development :
        Using graphic organizers 
        Creating computer generated organizers
    Useful for Understanding Media Messages:

  • Visual and Media Literacy
  • Film and Video Techniques
  • Advertising Techniques

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    CONTENT: Nutrition
    Students will gain the knowledge and skills to select a diet that supports health and reduces the risk of illness and future chronic disease.
    PERFORMANCE: Class discussions
    End product: Comprehensive dietary, weight management plan
    Identify and analyze dietary plans, costs and long term outcomes of weight management prorams.
    Identify how social and cultural messates about food and eating influence nutritional choices. 
  • Discussions,Debates,Persuasive  Essays
  • Action plan development :

  •     Using graphic organizers 
        Creating computer generated organizers
    Useful for Understanding Media Messages::
  • Visual and Media Literacy
  • Film and Video Techniques
  • Advertising Techniques

  • Online Periodicals Database for recent articles

     

    CONTENT: Reproduction/Sexuality
    Students will require the knowlede and skills necessary to make effective personal decisions that promote their emotional,  sexual and reproductive health.
    PERFORMANCE:Evaluate scenarios, that require sexual decision-making.Develop possible action plans for each, including choices, and comprehensive consequences assessment.
  • Design Team Product Development/ Collaborative Activities

  • Action plan development :
        Using graphic organizers 
        Creating computer generated organizers
    Useful for Understanding Media Messages:
  • Visual and Media Literacy
  • Film and Video Techniques
  • Advertising Techniques
  • Online Periodicals Database for recent articles

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    CONTENT: Mental Health
    Students will acquire knowlede about emotions and physical health, the management of emotions, personality and character development, and social awareness; and will learn skills to promote self-acceptance, make decisions,and cope with stress, including suicide.
    PERFORMANCE:Students will, individually, or as part of a group, identify and implement an appropriate decision making model to a real life situation.
    End product: Group/individiual solutions to  decision requiring scenarios.
  • HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION TOPIC GUIDE
  •  Discussions,Debates,Persuasive  Essays

  • Online Periodicals Database for recent articles
    Action plan development :
  • Using graphic organizers 
  • Creating computer generated organizers

  • Useful for Understanding Media Messages:
  • Visual and Media Literacy
  • Film and Video Techniques
  • Advertising Techniques
  • 7 CONTENT:Interpersonal  Relationships
    Students will learn that relationships with others are an integral part of the human life experience...and will acquire skills to make these relationships more fulfilling through commitment and communication.
    PERFORMANCE: Class discussions
    End product: Appropriate evaluation of relationship scenarios presented by the teacher.
  • HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION TOPIC GUIDE

  • Discussions,Debates,Persuasive  Essays
    Online Periodicals Database for recent articles
     Action plan development :
  • Using graphic organizers 
  • Creating computer generated organizers

  • Useful for Understanding Media Messages:
  • Visual and Media Literacy
  • Film and Video Techniques
  • Advertising Techniques

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    CONTENT: Family Life
    Students will gain knowlede on the significance of the family on individuals and society, and will learn skills to support the family, balance work and family life, be an effective parent, and nurture the development of children.
    PERFORMANCE:Class discussions
    End Product: Individual time line contrasting life as a teen parent, versus lifeas a non-parenting teen.
  • HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION TOPIC GUIDE
  • Human Relations
  • Letter Writing

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    Writing a Research Report

  • Focusing
  • Note Cards 
  • Sample Title Page and Outline
  • Bibliography
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    CONTENT:Disease Prevention
    Students will learn the signs, causes, and and treatment of chronic and communicable diseases, and will gain skills related to health promotion, disease prevention and health maintenance.
    PERFORMANCE:Students will accss local health board data and subsequently generate an analytical report detailing underlying causes of disseases and prevention recommendaitons.
    HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION TOPIC GUIDE

    Useful for Understanding Media Messages:

  • Visual and Media Literacy
  • Film and Video Techniques

  • Advertising TechniquesEssay writing
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    CONTENT: Safety and Injury Prevention
    Students will gain the knowledge and skills to administer first aid and carry out emergency procedures ;will avoid, recognize, and report.verbal, physical and emotional abusive situations; and will assess the factors that contribute to intentional and unintentional injury, including motor vehicle safety, fire safety, and weapons safety.
    PERFORMANCE: Given a variety of relationship scenarios, students will identify abusive, harassing behaviours and suggest appropriate courses of action.
    End product: Short essay identifying abusive/harassing behaviours from scenarious in real life.
  • Visual and Media Literacy
  • Film and Video Techniques

  • Advertising Techniques
     

    Online Periodicals Database for recent articles

    10 CONTENT:Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse
    Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to be competent in making health-enhancing decisions regarding the use of medications, and avoidance of substances ;.
    Skills in communicating about substance use/abuse prevention for healthier schools, homes communities
    PERFORMANCE:Appropriate video assessment
    Students will analyxe a video presentation.Analysis will include identification of the process and signs of addiction evident in the film, as well as potential remediation.

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