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Name: _______ Kyleigh Breden _____________________ HSC 350 Section: ___ 4 ___ Chapter 3 Worksheet Directions : The best use of this worksheet is as a reading guide because it asks about key information from the chapter. As you read your textbook, answer the questions below – you’ll find they are in order with the book. Please use RED FONT when typing your responses. In addition to your textbook, you’ll find valuable information in the video recordings and on PowerPoints. Once you have completed this worksheet, you should be well prepared for the quiz/exam. 1. Today’s school health education helps students do what? It helps students to develop the functional knowledge and skills they need to adopt, practice, and maintain health-enhancing behaviors. 2. Given the example of tobacco use, how has the focus of health education changed in the past 20 years? They focused on how to prevent and reduce the use of tobacco among students, rather than making sure that students can name all the carcinogens in tobacco smoke. Health education has changed from information-based, to skills-based. 3. How do we know if a student in grades K-8 meet standards? Students K-8 meet the standards when they demonstrate the ability to apply essential concepts and skills to help keep themselves and others, healthy and safe. 4. What is the overall goal of health education? To help students adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. 5. Health education should contribute directly to the student’s ability to do what? The student’s ability to engage in health-enhancing behaviors and to avoid or reduce behaviors that can lead to poor health. 6. In your own words, explain NHES 1 and give one example of a lesson you would teach that aims at this standard Core Concepts : Is learning essential knowledge that a person can take action on to benefit their health. Lesson: I would teach a lesson on germs and bacteria, and emphasize the importance of washing your hands after you use the bathroom. 7. Given the limited time and the vastness of health education information available, what 5 guidelines teachers should use when making decisions about what content is essential to teach? 1.) Focus on the important content areas identified in the text 2.) Build on what the children already know and what they want to know 3.) Articulate health instruction within and across grade levels 4.) Integrate health instruction into other content areas in deliberate ways 5.) Identify functional knowledge that is essential for health promotion and disease prevention 8. What toolbox lists the 9 important content areas? Toolbox 3.1 “ Healthy Behavior Outcomes 9. When a lesson related to core concepts can help students develop positive attitudes toward health by doing what? By connecting healthy behaviors with positive results.
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