Course Title: Health
Textbook: Health and Wellness
Teacher: Carolyn Worrell
Telephone: 303-822-5292 Ext. 1161
Course Description: The purpose of this course is to present the material high school students need in order to understand how to become and to stay healthy. This program teaches students the skills necessary to weigh options, to make responsible decisions, and to develop behaviors that promote healthy life styles. Units to be covered include: Mental and Emotional Health, Family and Social Health, Nutrition, Personal Health and Physical Activity, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs, Communicable and Chronic Diseases, Injury Prevention and Safety, and Growth and Development.
Assignments: A variety of methods will be used to determine a students grade including class participation, written assignments and worksheets, group projects, unit tests, and a final comprehensive exam.