DATE:  09/08/20
    TEACHER:  Mr. Romeo                                                                                                                                                 

    COURSE:  Health (11)

    TEXT: Lifetime Health.  Holt, Rinehart and Winston.  A Harcourt Education Company, 2004.

    EQUIPMENT:  Textbook; Audio/Visual Material;  Technology Center.

    OFFICE HOURS:  By appointment.                       

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Students will examine the importance of taking responsibility while facing daily complex decisions.  They will learn the benefits of being physically fit and how to develop an exercise program that is safe and goal-oriented.  In addition, students will learn proper nutrition which will lead to a healthy lifestyle.  Students will also become familiar with several human body systems, and a variety of medical emergencies including first aid and CPR.  Finally, students will learn about the symptoms and treatments of several lifestyle diseases.

    OBJECTIVES:  By the conclusion of the semester students will be able to:

    1.      Explain the importance of the relationship between exercise and nutrition.

    2.      Describe the factors that influence food choices.

    3.      Describe the effects of alcohol and tobacco on people.

    4.      Describe several lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes.

    5.      Identify several body systems and the functions of each.

    6.      Explain how to respond to several medical emergencies using first aid and CPR.


    1.      Tests:

    a.  40% of your final grade.

          b.  Tests consisting of true/false, multiple choice, matching and short answer questions (40 total) will be given following the completion of each chapter/topic.  We will review for all tests the day before it is given.

    2.      Classwork/Homework/Notebook:

    a.  30% of your final grade.

    b.  All work is expected to be handed in on time (-10 for each day late).  If you are absent it is your responsibility to make up the work/notes that you missed.

    c.  Notebook use will be permitted on all tests.

    3.  Presentations:

    a.  20% of your final grade.

    b.  Students will be required to put together several PowerPoint presentations over the course of the marking period relative to the topic(s) being discussed in class. 

    4.  Class Participation:

    a.  10% of your final grade.

    b.  Includes daily behavior, attitude and attendance. 



    1.      Students who are absent five times (unexcused) will lose credit for this course.

    2.      5x late=one absence from this class.

    3.      5 minutes or more late to class will be considered a cut.

    4.      Students will lose credit after their second cut.


    1.      No eating or drinking in class.

    2.      No headphones, cell phones, playing cards, hats, etc.  These items will be taken.

    3.      Students will sit in assigned seats.  Students that are disruptive will be moved.

    4.      Raise your hand and wait to be called on to speak.



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