Elijah completed 144 hours of Health class. His grade for this course was an A. Below is a list of resources that he used for his curriculum.
TED-Ed Lessons ~ Elijah watched 15 TED-Ed Health videos on nutrition, mental health and anatomy. He completed the lessons and discussion questions for each lesson.
Doctor Appointments ~ Elijah attended five doctor appointments during this credit. With each appointment, he made notes before the appointment with any questions that he had for the doctor. He then asked the questions and learned how to advocate for himself. If it was an appointment that I did not attend, he reported back to me how it went.
Choices Scholastic Magazine ~ Elijah read and completed all of the lessons and quizzes in six Choices Scholastic magazines. He learned about a variety of topics. Here are just a few of the topics he covered.
- Dieting and health
- Sleep and its importance to teens
- Social media bullying
- Depression in teens
- Healthy snacking
- Relationships and dating
- School safety
- HIV and AIDS
- Death and grieving
- Drug usage, both illegal and prescription
- Cold weather survival
- Male and female anatomy
- Super Size Me
- Rotten ~ He watched the entire television series on Netflix. It focused on problems in the process of supplying food.