7th Grade Essential Questions
7th Grade Health will focus on the following units of study and answer the following essential questions:
Why do I choose the foods I eat?
How can I eat healthy?
What are the key nutrients for to incorporate in a healthy diet?
How many calories should I input/output in a day?
How can I understand a Food Label?
Physical Activity & Fitness
What are the benefits of being physically active?
What are guidelines I should follow?
What is the FITT Principle?
How can I incorporate physical activity & fitness into my lifestyle?
7th Grade Assessment
Each 7th grade student will be responsible to complete an authentic assessment project that is directly related to Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Fitness. This assessment project is designed to motivate YOU and evaluate whether you can translate what you have learned into positive behavior and action.
Students will create a public service announcement on the topics covered in 7th grade health. The goal of the public service announcement is to motivate the audience to take a specific action that promotes healthy choices. Students will be able to work in groups of three or four during the development of the project. Students will be given a detailed explanation and requirements for this project during class.