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    10th Grade Health Education Syllabus

    The 10th grade required health class will meet twice a week for the entire school year.  Students must pass in order to graduate.  The student’s grade will be factored in their Grade Point Average and will be given with the emphasis placed on the following:

    1.       JOURNALS                                 20%

    2.       TESTS / QUIZZES                       40%

    3.       ASSIGNMENT                            20%

    4.       PARTICIPATION                        20%

    COURSE OUTLINE

    9/8-  NUTRITION

                    -carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, water

                    -reading food labels

                    -food guide pyramid

    11/21-  DRUGS

                    -tobacco, alcohol

                    -prescription and illegal drugs

    2/18-  FAMILY LIVING & HUMAN SEXUALITY

                    -relationships

                    -conception…birth

                    -contraception issues

                    -HIV / AIDS

                    -death & dying

    5/10-  FITNESS AND FIRST AID

                    -target heart rates
                    -BMI
                    -5 components of health (muscular strength, muscular indurance, body comp., cadio. endurance, flexibility)