Class Overview

This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the physical, mental, social, emotional, and career aspects of health.  An emphasis is placed on the importance of making positive health-related decisions and incorporating good personal health habits that lead to a higher quality of life.  Content areas include: Mental and Emotional Health, Mental Disorders, Stress Management, Communication Skills, Drugs and Alcohol, Nutrition, First Aid and Safety, Disease Prevention/Human Sexuality, and Parenting.  Students will be evaluated through peer teaching and demonstrations, individual and group work, cooperative activities, written and oral examinations and presentations, and research reports.

Grade(s): 10

Prerequisite: none

Credit: 0.5

Wellness Syllabus