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Health Daily Updates

2/17/18: 

Today we started PE again! In all classes, we did Mega Fitness. 

Conversation Starter: Ask your child what their favorite (or least favorite) part of Mega Fitness was! How do they feel being back in PE?? 

Health Updates

2/16/18:

6th Grade: Today was our last day of health. Tomorrow starts PE. Remind your student to bring their PE clothes to school tomorrow.

7th Grade: Today was our last day of health. Tomorrow starts PE. Remind your student to bring their PE clothes to school tomorrow.

8th Grade: Today was our last day of health. Tomorrow starts PE. Remind your student to bring their PE clothes to school tomorrow.

2/15/18:

6th Grade: Today students got their tests back and students who didn't do well were allowed to make it up.

7th Grade: Today students got their tests back and students who didn't do well were allowed to make it up.

8th Grade: Today students got their tests back and students who didn't do well were allowed to make it up.

2/14/18:

6th Grade: Today was our test. Students were able to use their notes on their test. 

7th Grade: Today was our test. Students were able to use their notes on their test. 

8th Grade: Today was our test. Students were able to use their notes on their test. 

2/13/18:

6th Grade: Today we played a review game for our test tomorrow

7th Grade: Today we played a review game for our test tomorrow

8th Grade: Today we started our study guide. 

2/12/19:

6th Grade: Today students reviewed their study guide answers.

7th Grade: Today students reviewed their study guide answers.

8th Grade: Today students did an activity about relationships.

2/11/19:

6th Grade: Today student worked on their study guide for their test on Thursday 2/14/19.

7th Grade: Today students worked on their study guide for their test on Thursday 2/14/19.

8th Grade: Today students learned about contraception.

2/8/19:

6th Grade: Students continued their brochure activity. Due Monday 2/11/19

7th Grade: Today we talked about Self-Esteem

8th Grade: Today we talked about STD's and STI's

2/7/19:

6th Grade: Today we started our Non-Communicable Disease Brochure Activity-- instructions are in your student's packet.

7th Grade: Today we talked about the different kind of diets people have. Attached is the note sheet and powerpoint.

Popular Diets Note Sheet

Popular Diets Powerpoint

8th Grade: Today we talked about the miracle of life. Attached is the powerpoint used during this unit.

Miracle of Life Powerpoint

2/6/19:

6th Grade: Today we talked about Non-Communicable Diseases. Use the following Powerpoint to fill out your notes

Non-Communicable Diseases Notes 

7th Grade: Today we talked about how to read a nutrition label and filled it out in groups. Attached is the powerpoint we used to answer the notes.

Nutrition Label Notes

8th Grade: Today we started talking about the Reproductive System. Attached are the Female and Male Reproductive System Notes. 

Male Reproductive System

Female Reproductive System 

2/5/19:

6th Grade: Today we played a game acting out the immune system. Students were able to get out of their seats and get hands on experience with the immune system and how it works.

7th Grade: Today we did a "Scavenger Hunt" The following powerpoint will help in completing the "Nutrition Scavenger Hunt" Worksheet.

Scavenger Hunt Notes 

8th Grade: Today we continued our introductary video for our new unit. 

2/4/19:

6th Grade: Today we started talking about the immune system. We watched a video clip and took notes. Attached is the Immune System Powerpoint. 

Immune System Powerpoint 

7th Grade: Today we reviewed the completed worksheets so far and watched a nutrition video clip. 

8th Grade: Today, students recieved their tests back and study guides. We watched an introductary video for our new unit. 

1/29/19:

6th Grade: Today we continued our talk about Communicable Diseases by going over the different types of pathogens and the diseases they cause. Attached is the Powerpoint we used to fill out our notes page. 

Communicable Diseases Notes (Preventing Diseases Pt. 2)

7th Grade: Today we talked about Nutrition and watched a video clip.

8th Grade: Today we took our Unit 1 Test. Unit 1 Packet and Study Guide were also due today.

1/25/19:

6th Grade: Today we jumped right in to our new unit about diseases! Attached is the Powerpoint we used to fill out our notes page. 

Preventing the Spread of Disease Powerpoint

7th Grade: Today we finished the nutrition basics notes and talked about "My Plate". We used this to fill out our One day food diary, the reflection, and One-Day of healthy eating worksheets. 

8th Grade: Today students worked on their study guide for the test on Monday.! The study guide is due Monday. 

1/24/19:

6th Grade: Today we watched a video to introduce us to our new unit, Diseases. 

7th Grade: Today we got our new notes packet and started our new unit on nutrition. Below is the powerpoint used to fill out the "Nutrition Basics" part of our notes. 

Nutrition Basics Powerpoint

8th Grade: Today we talked about Prescription and OTC Drugs and the risk of abusing these substances. 

Prescription Drugs Powerpoint

1/23/19:

6th Grade: Today we had our Unit 1 Open Note Test. Students turned in their Study Guide and their Notes packet. 

7th Grade: Today we introduced our new unit through a video called "Fed Up". We also got our tests and study guides back graded. 

8th Grade: Today we talked about the myths of Marijuana and how it effects the adolescent brain. 

Marijuana Powerpoint 

1/22/19:

6th Grade: Today we started our Unit 1 Study Guide. Homework: Finish Unit 1 Study Guide

7th Grade: Today we had our Unit 1 Test on Body Systems. Unit 1 Study Guide was due today. 

8th Grade: Today we talked about E-Cigarettes. Below are the two documents filled out by students during this class and the powerpoint used to fill it out. 

E-Cigarettes KWL Chart

E-Cigarettes Notes 

E-Cigarettes Powerpoint 

1/17/19:

6th Grade: Today our 6th grade students were in for a special treat! Dawn Stirrett, our district hearing itinerate, came in to our class to follow up on our eyes and ears lesson by teaching our students about the structure of the ear, how sound travels in to our ears and to our brain, hearing loss and how it can effect learning and language development and so much more! Ask your student about what they learned in class today and what they experienced!

7th Grade: Today we made poop! Our class went through the motions as we demonstrated how our food is digested in each organ involved in the digestive system. Below is the Powerpoint used to fill out our notes!

Digestive System Powerpoint

8th Grade: Today our 8th graders learned about alcohol by playing a game called " Party Smart". Students learned about perceptions of the drug and what happens when someone is under the influence.

Alcohol Powerpoint

1/16/19:

6th Grade: Today we talked about dental hygiene by reading about it and then answering quesions in our packet.

If your student missed: Have them read the article about teeth (3 pages) and then answer the questions in their packet (3 pages).

7th Grade: Today we talked more about the Nervous System by watching a video on "Brain Power"

If your student missed: They don't have to make it up :)

8th Grade: Today we watched a video and did a worksheet about drugs.

If your student missed: No worries! They will be excused from the activity.

1/15/19:

6th Grade: Today we talked about Eyes and Ears to prepare for our guest speaker on Thursday. Our guest speaker is Dawn Stirrett our Audiology Specialist in the building. She is going to teach us about hearing loss and do some hands-on activities with us.

Eyes and Ears Powerpoint 

7th Grade: Today we learned about the Nervous System by doing a "walkaround" the room. 

Nervous System Powerpoint 

8th Grade: Today we talked about Relationships by playing a game called "The Buddy System"

Relationships Powerpoint

1/14/19:

6th Grade: Today we learned about the different types of advertisements we see on a regular basis.

Consumer Skills Powerpoint

7th Grade: Today we learned about the Respiratory System and how it works.

Respiratory System Powerpoint

8th Grade: Today we learned about effective communication and how it's not "what you say, but HOW you say it".

Effective Communication Powerpoint

1/11/19: 

6th Grade: Today we talked about the different types of conversation and practiced having assertive conversations. 

Effective Communication Powerpoint

7th Grade: Today we focused on the Circulatory System, how our heart works, and why it is important to keep it healthy. 

Circulatory System Powerpoint

8th Grade: Today we covered managing emotions and talked about how to understand the emotions of others. 

Emotions Powerpoint 

1/10/19:

6th Grade: Today we learned about our health influences ESPECIALLY the influence of our peers and how to refuse peer pressure. 

Peer Pressure/Health Influence Powerpoint

7th Grade: Today we put together our lessons from Tuesday and Wednesday to touch on the musculoskeletal system 

Musculoskeletal System Powerpoint 

8th Grade: Today we used a board game to learn about decision making. 

Decision Making Powerpoint

1/9/19:

6th Grade: Today we learned about Decision Making. We talked about the steps to making good decisions and what influences our decision making. 

Decision Making Powerpoint

7th Grade: Today we learned about the Muscular System. We went around the room learning facts about the muscular system and filling them in on our worksheet. 

Muscular System Powerpoint

8th Grade: Today we learned about goal setting. We talked about what a good goal needs and how we can plan to reach that goal. 

Goal Setting Powerpoint

1/8/19: 

6th Grade: Today we learned about the Health Triangle. We talked about the different types of health and how we can make sure we have a balanced health triangle. 

Health Triangle Powerpoint 

7th Grade: Today we learned about the Skeletal System. We talked about the different types of joints, and the different diseases you can get that effect your skeletal system 

Skeletal System Powerpoint 

8th Grade: Today we had an assembly about electives during 3rd hour, so no health class today! 

1/7/09:

Our First Day in Health!

Today we went over our syllabus and talked about how the class is going to go. The signed syllabus is due Friday 1/11. Here is where I will post each grades powerpoint for the day in case anyone misses school! 

6th Grade Syllabus

7th Grade Syllabus

8th Grade Syllabus

Parent Conversation Starter: What are you most looking forward to during these six weeks?