Nutrition Fitness

West Haven Public Schools 
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Subject          Health

Grade             10

Unit                Nutrition and Fitness                                               

Pacing            22 Class periods

Essential Question(s):

What will exercise do to my body on a daily basis today and in the future?

What practices and resources do I need to make healthy food choices?

How can my level of exercise and nutrition affect others and myself?

Big Idea(s):

By practicing healthy food choices we can obtain and maintain optimal health.

Exercising to my personal best can have many positive affects on my own life and the lives of others.

Media, culture and technology influence healthy eating and exercise habits.

CT State Standards ( “Priority” GLES’s in BOLD and “Supporting” Standards”)

H1.6 Use and evaluate appropriate strategies to promote well-being, delay onset and reduce risks of potential health problems during adulthood.

H2.2 Demonstrate the ability to assess and evaluate resources from home, school and community that provides valid health information and services for themselves and others.

H3.1 Assess the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health behaviors

H4.2 Evaluate the effects of media, technology and other factors on personal, family and community health

H.2.1 Evaluate the validity of health information and the cost of products and services

H3.2 Analyze personal health status to determine needs

H6.1 Demonstrate various strategies when making decisions to enhance health

H.1.1 Analyze how behaviors can affect health maintenance and disease prevention

H1.4 Evaluate how families, peers and community members can influence the health of individuals

H7.1 Demonstrate various strategies when making goal-setting decisions to enhance health.

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)

 

BL

Appropriate strategies

Reduce risks

Potential Health Problems

Promote home, school, community with valid health information

Products/services

Responsibility for personal health behaviors

Factors of influence: media, technology, others

Apply (use to enhance health)

Understand (How to reduce risks)

Evaluate (and act to prevent)

Create (Buy into health promotions)

 

Evaluate (Make decisions)

Apply (knowledge of self)

 

Understand (use to advantage)

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 “Unwrapped” Concepts and Skills, and Bloom Levels (BL)

 

Assessments

Common Formative Pre- Assessment (Followed by Data Team Analysis):

Pre Test Nutrition and Fitness

“Dipsticks” (Informal Progress Monitoring Checks): Short checks for understanding aligned toward post assessment.

Classroom Discussions, Personal Fitness Plans (FITT Principle),Presentation (ex: PowerPoint) About Current Nutrition and Exercise Programs

Common Formative Post- Assessment (Followed by Data Team Analysis):

Post Test Nutrition and Fitness

 

Instructional Planning

Suggested Resources/Materials:

Diagrams, models, charts, Videos /DVD, Mypyramid.gov, Current Health magazines, Webmd.com, WHHS library, Newspaper articles

Suggested Research-based Effective Instructional Strategies:

            CT Fitness Test ,“Super Size Me” video, YouTube videos, Personal Stories, Healthy Teens

 

Vocabulary/Word Wall

Enrichment/Extension

Interdisciplinary Connections (Common Core)

Nutrients, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Calories, Fat, Cholesterol, Vitamins, Minerals, Food pyramid, Junk food, Fiber, Nutrition Concepts, Food pyramid, Nutrients, Fast foods, Food labels/calories, Food safety, Eating disorders, Dieting, Daily intake v Calories burned, F.I.T.T Principle

Five Components of Fitness, Muscle Endurance, Muscle Strength, Cardiovascular (respiratory), Flexibility, Body Composition, Personal Fitness goal, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Isometric, Isokinetic, Isotonic, Dynamic Warm up (stretching), Static Stretch, Agility

Balance, Low Impact training, Core, Circuit training, Cross- Training, Cool Down, Warm up, Muscle Fibers, Obesity, One rep Max, Pilates, Plateau, Plyometric

Target Heart Rate, Sedentary Life Style

Personal Nutrition and Fitness Plans

Healthy Teens

Fitness Test

Reflections

PowerPoint’s

Data from studies

Life Long Planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pacing Guide

 

Standard: H1.6 Use and evaluate appropriate strategies to promote well-being, delay onset and reduce risks of potential health problems during adulthood.

Essential Question: What will exercise do to my body on a daily basis today and in the future?

Fitness

Time Frame: 7 Days

 

Standard: H2.2 Demonstrate the ability to assess and evaluate resources from home, school and community that provides valid health information and services for themselves and others.

Essential Question: What will exercise do to my body on a daily basis today and in the future?

 

 

Fitness Test

Time Frame: 5 Days

 

Standard: H.3.1 Assess the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health behaviors.

 

Essential Question: What does it mean to have a healthy nutritional lifestyle?

How can my level of exercise and nutrition affect others?

 

 

 

Nutrition

Time Frame: 10 Days