7th Grade Health

Periods 1 & 2

Week 7

Welcome to week 7 of our class! I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving Break!
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This Week...

Yesterday and today, students finished up their tobacco standards projects to close out this unit.


Tomorrow, we will begin our alcohol and marijuana unit, which will go into next week. There will be a test over that unit on Wednesday, December 9th.

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Alcohol and Marijuana Standards to be Covered

HE7.1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

A. Examine how healthy behaviors influence personal health.

B. Summarize the interrelationship of emotional, social, and physical health in adolescence.

H. Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.


HE7.2: Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.

B. Discuss the influence of culture on health behaviors.

E. Examine how information from the media influences health behaviors.


HE7.7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risk.

A. Describe the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health behaviors. B. Give personal examples of healthy behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.

C. Demonstrate behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.

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Extra Credit Opportunity...Last One

One of the things that we will examine in the alcohol and marijuana unit is alcohol advertisements. Students can bring in ONE alcohol advertisement from a magazine (not printed from the computer) and earn 5 points. Those points can be added to an assignment of their choosing, but not their overall average.


The ads are due by Friday, December 4th.

Ms. Jennifer Lee

River Trail Middle School

Health & PE Teacher

Intramural & Extramural Director

FCS Vanguard Member