ERIC Number: ED346063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
School Health Program. Interim Guide. Grade 8.
Northwest Territories Dept. of Education, Yellowknife.
This interim guide, a component of the Northwest Territories (Canada) School Health Program, contains instructional strategies, lesson plans, reproducibles, and teacher background materials for eighth grade classes. The material is organized around the three curriculum units: mental and emotional well-being, growth and development, and family life. The six lessons of the mental and emotional well-being unit focus on coping, suicide prevention, and relationships. The unit on growth and development contains eight lessons on two topics: body systems and physical fitness. The seven lessons of the family life unit are on families, human development and reproduction, teen decisions, and sexually transmitted diseases. The family life unit also contains guidelines on how to involve parents in family life education. Each lesson plan contains student objectives, vocabulary, several student activities with corresponding guidelines for the teacher, and student worksheets. Teacher background sections contain factual information, overviews of the unit theme, and suggested teaching methods. In addition, the teacher background section of the family life unit includes several community resources. (IAH)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Family Life Education, Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Health Education, Health Promotion, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Lesson Plans, Mental Health, Secondary School Curriculum, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Northwest Territories Dept. of Education, Yellowknife.
Identifiers - Location: Canada