Presentation on theme: "Learning About Your Health"— Presentation transcript:
1 Learning About Your Health In this chapter, you will Learn About…Health and wellness.Factors that influence your health.The relationship between health risks and your behavior.Introduce the chapter objectives to students. Each objective represents a lesson within the chapter.Clicking the Health Online icon on the left bar takes you to the URL of Glencoe’s health Web page. The Web page features a Health Inventory to help students see if they know what it takes to be healthy.Clicking the Foldables icon on the left bar leads to an activity. In this activity, students will create a Foldable to take notes on what they learn about each of the three aspects of health in Lesson 1.
2 What Is Health? In this lesson, you will Learn About… What it means to be healthy.How to balance your physical, mental/emotional, and social health.The relationship between health and wellness.
3 What Is Health? The Vocabulary terms in this lesson are: Health. Self-assessment.Wellness.Click each term to display its definition.
4 Being HealthyHealth is a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.You can think of your health as a triangle with three equal sides.Students will learn how to take care of all the three aspects of their health in the next few slides.
5 Physical HealthYour physical health involves the condition of your body.To keep your body strong and healthy:Eat a well-balanced diet.Participate in regular physical activity.Get at least nine hours of sleep every night.Have regular health screenings.Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.Understand and follow school rules related to health.Avoid unnecessary risks.
6 Mental/Emotional Health Your mental/emotional health relates to your thoughts and feelings.To keep yourself mentally and emotionally healthy:Face difficult situations with a positive and realistic outlook.Identify, express, and manage your feelings appropriately.Set priorities so that you can handle all your responsibilities.Use your talents effectively to achieve your goals.Be patient with yourself as you learn a new skill. If you make mistakes, think about how you can do better the next time.Accept responsibility for your actions.
7 Social HealthSocial health involves the ways in which you relate to other people.To form strong social connections:Support and value family members.Have a friendly, open attitude towards people.Pay attention to what you say and how you say it.Be a loyal, truthful, and dependable friend.Learn to disagree without arguing.Respect others, do not insult them or put them down.
8 Measuring Your HealthTo get a complete view of how healthy you are, you need to perform an honest self-assessment of your behavior patterns.It can help you judge your current health status and may reveal areas you can work to improve.Self-assessment is a careful examination and judgment of one’s own patterns of behavior.Optional: Help students carry out an honest self-assessment of their behavior patterns by taking a health survey. Click the Hands-On Health icon to view the survey.
9 What Is Wellness?Keeping the three parts of the health triangle in balance is the best way to achieve wellness.To achieve and maintain a high level of wellness throughout your life:Make wise decisions.Practice healthful behaviors each day.Your health and wellness are related.Your level of wellness depends on how the three aspects of health interact over time.Wellness is a state of well-being, or balanced health.Health refers to how a person is doing physically, mentally/emotionally, and socially at a particular moment. A person’s health is constantly changing.The health choices a person makes everyday become part of his/her long-term level of wellness.
10 Reviewing Terms and Facts _______ is a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.HealthClick to show the correct answer.
11 Reviewing Terms and Facts How can self-assessment help you improve your health?Honest self-assessment helps you judge your current health status and may reveal areas that you can work to improve.Click to show the correct answer.
12 Thinking CriticallyExplain the relationship between health and wellness. How would you rate your level of wellness? Why?Responses will vary, but should include the idea that a balanced health triangle leads to a high level of overall wellness. The choices a person makes regarding his or her health will affect wellness levels throughout life.
13 Vocabulary ReviewHealth is a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.Click the slide to go back to the Vocabulary Review home page.
14 Vocabulary ReviewSelf-assessment is a careful examination and judgment of your own patterns of behavior.Click the slide to go back to the Vocabulary Review home page.
15 Vocabulary ReviewWellness is a state of well-being, or balanced health.Click the slide to go back to the Vocabulary Review home page.
16 Repeat Step 1 with the second sheet. You will now have two squares. Line up one of the short edges of a sheet of paper with one of the long edges. Cut off the leftover rectangle.Repeat Step 1 with the second sheet. You will now have two squares.Demonstrate the activity and have students follow the steps after you. Click to view the next steps in creating the Foldable.
17 Stack the two squares and staple along the fold. Title your journal “Three Parts of Health.” Label the inside page spreads Physical, Mental/Emotional, and Social.Demonstrate the activity and have students follow the steps after you. Click to view the next steps in creating the Foldable.
18 Take notes on what you learn about each of the three aspects of health, and give examples from your own life.Click to return to the Chapter Overview slide.
19 Find out if you know what it takes to be healthy. Take the Health Inventory for Chapter 1 atStudents can visit to take the Health Inventory and more. Click to return to the Chapter Overview slide.
20 Measuring Your HealthTo determine the status of your own health triangle, perform this activity.On the sheet of paper provided to you, write “Yes” or “No,” depending on whether each of the statements describes you.Provide a copy of the health survey available on the slide to each student. Tell students to answer honestly. Allow them to complete the survey and then proceed to the next slide.
21 Measuring Your Health (cont’d.) Use graph paper to make a model of your results.For each area of health, cut a strip of graph paper. Include one square for each “yes” answer.Label one of the strips “Physical,” one “Mental/Emotional,” and one “Social.”Compare the lengths of the strips. Make a triangle with the three strips.Proceed to the next slide to show how this activity helps students determine the status of their health.
22 Measuring Your Health (cont’d.) Take a look at the triangle.Does the triangle have equal sides, or is it lopsided?Is there one area that you are strong in? Is there an area you need to work on?What can you do to improve your health and balance your triangle?Tell students that if the triangle is lopsided, they need to concentrate on the areas where they answered “No.” Click to return to the Hands-On Health main page.