Year 8 Health

Course and Assessment Overview 2019

Week Content Assessments

Term 1

1

Health in the Media

Media Messages

 
2

Health in the Media

Health promotion Campaigns

 
3

Health in the Media

Positive Health Practices

 
4

Health in the Media

Healthy role models

 
5

Celebrating safely

Norms regarding celebration

Posting celebrations online

 
6

Celebrating safely

Assertiveness

 
7

Celebrating safely

Stress Management

 
8

Celebrating safely

Contingency plans

Health in the Media assessment – 25% of Semester 1
9

Celebrating safely

Resilience

 
10

Celebrating safely

First Aid

Celebrations poster– 25% of Semester 1

Term 2

1

Relationships

Romantic relationships

 
2

Relationships

Wellbeing

 
3

Relationships

Love Languages

 
4

Relationships

Love Languages

Love languages self assessment– 25% of Semester 1
5

Relationships

Feelings of attraction

 
6

Relationships

Relationships in the Media

 
7

Relationships

Loss and Grief

 
8

Relationships

Loss and Grief

 
9

Relationships

Coping with Loss

 
10

Relationships

Coping with Loss

Relationships assessment

– 25% of Semester 1

Term 3

1

Diversity

Respecting diversity

 
2

Diversity

Accepting diversity

 
3

Diversity

Identity

 
4

Diversity

Cultural food

 
5

Diversity

Seeking support

Diversity assessment– 35% of Semester 1
6

Good Food

Australian Dietary Guidelines

Food and feelings

 
7

Good Food

Peer and Family influences

 
8

Good Food

Skills for a healthy lifestyle

 
9

Good Food

That sugar film

Good food poster assignment– 30% of Semester 1

Term 4

1

Transitions

Science of adolescence

 
2

Transitions

Coping and communicating

 
3

Transitions

Rites of passage

 
4

Transitions

Positive thinking

 
5

Transitions

Sexual identity

 
6

Transitions

Drug use

 
7

Transitions

Oral presentations

 
8

Transitions

Oral presentations

Adolescence – Presentation – 35% of Semester 1

 

This document is subject to revision.

The Year 8 Syllabus for Health and Physical Education can be found on the SCSA website.

http://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/