Monthly Archives: March 2012

Commenting on peer’s blog posts on Novel

During class on March 28/29, students will be assigned the novel reflection blog post by two students to read and comment on. The guidelines for making ‘quality’ comments are as follows: Paying attention to mechanics (using correct spelling, grammar, and … Continue reading

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Reflection Questions on Novels

The class on March 27/28 gives students an opportunity to think about and discuss the reflection questions on the novels you are reading (which is due as a post on your blog on March 29/30). Is this book an accurate … Continue reading

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Lesson on Eating Disorders

The class on March 21/22 explored the topic of eating disorders. Students completed a written pre-reflection exercise and then we watched a video called “Hungry Hearts: Recognizing and Preventing Eating Disorders”. Students took notes using the video guide and we then … Continue reading

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Mental Illness – Risk Factors and Brain Structures

The first activity in this lesson (March 19/20) is called the “Roll of the Die for Depression” and the objective is for students to recognize the many different risk factors that can increase the chance that a person develops depression … Continue reading

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Lesson on Depression

On March 14/15 we began learning about clinical depression. Depression has been called the “common cold” of mental illness. An estimated 121 million people currently suffer from depression. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. There are varying degrees … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Intro and Project Guidelines

Please read through the Mental & Behavioral Disorders Intro Presentation. Please read through the Novel Project Instructions and Novel Project Rubric. Please get your parent to sign the Parent Permission Form. It is highly recommneded you use the Health Reference Center Online … Continue reading

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Work Sample and Reflection

Your task is to select an assignment or project you have completed in Health 8 thus far that you feel reflects your growth and progress as a learner. Use the prompts below to document and reflect on this work. Post the … Continue reading

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