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"Building Self-Esteem" (classwork 8/22)

Read p. 50-54 in your textbook.
 
On a sheet of lined paper, answer questions #1-9 on page 54 in COMPLETE SENTENCES.
 
Title your paper: Building Self-Esteem

Journal #1- Me (classwork 8/17)

ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES! 
 
Journal #1
 
1) What are 3 things you are thankful for?
 
2) When are you the happiest?  EXPLAIN WHY.
 
3) What makes you really angry?  EXPLAIN WHY.
 
4) One thing not many people know about me is...
 
5) If you could have anything you wanted for your birthday, WHAT would it be and WHY?

Healthy Habits (classwork 8/15)

HEALTHY HABITS 
 
On a sheet of paper, make a list of what you think are the 4 most important habits for a HEALTHY life.  Include an illustration for each healthy habit.

Journal #19- Loud Music

Journal #19- LOUD MUSIC
 
1) Do you listen to loud music? Explain.
 
2) Are there any health dangers of listening to loud music? Explain.
 
3) What has an adult (parent/teacher/doctor) ever told you about loud music?
 
THEN, READ THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE AND ANSWER THE LAST 3 QUESTIONS: http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/06/health/hearing-loss-loud-music/
 
4) What is the TITLE of the article?
 
5) Summarize the MAIN IDEAS in a short paragraph.
 
6) Share 3 interesting or important DETAILS.

Journal #18- Proteins, Carbs, and Fats

Read p 154-160 in textbook.
 
Complete #1-11 (p. 160) on a sheet of paper.

JOURNAL #16- SPICY CHIPS ARTICLE

Read the following article carefully and then complete Journal #16 :
 
Answer in complete sentences.
Write neatly.
Include details.
 
JOURNAL #16
1)  Title of article?
2)  In one paragraph, SUMMARIZE the article's main ideas.
3)  List 3 important DETAILS or FACTS.
4) List and DEFINE 3 (or more) vocabulary terms from the article.
5)  Do you eat spicy chips?  Which ones?  How often?
6)  Have spicy chips ever caused you (or someone you know) a stomachache or worse ?  EXPLAIN WITH DETAILS.
6)  Recommend a solution to this growing problem among our country's youth.

Anti-Drug Project (40 points) Due: Tues, May 2

ANTI-DRUG Project - 40 points                   Due: Tuesday, May 2

Choose 1 drug from the following list:

caffeine

tobacco (nicotene)

alcohol

anabolic steroids

prescription drugs

     painkillers (ex. oxycontin, percodan)

     depressants/sedatives/tranquilizers (ex. xanax)

     stimulants (ex. ritalin, adderall)

     anti-depressants (ex. prozac, zoloft)

DXM (cough/cold medicine)

weight loss pills

marijuana

spice/K2 (synthetic marijuana)

cocaine

crack

crystal methamphetamine (speed)

heroin

inhalants

LSD (acid)

psilocybin (mushrooms)

salvia

bath salts

GHB

Rohypnol (roofie)

ketamine

 

Directions:

Research the drug using books or any of these fact-based websites:

www.DrugFreeWorld.org  (Tab- “Get the Facts”)

http://teens.drugabuse.gov 

http://kidshealth.org/teen (Tab- “Drugs and Alcohol”)

www.drugabuse.gov (Tab- “Drugs of Abuse”)

http://AbovetheInfluence.com  (Tab- “Know the Facts” & “Drug Facts”)

http://DrugFree.org  (Tab- “Get Information” & “Drug Guide”)

www.StreetDrugs.org

 

You have 2 choices:

  1. a TYPED report (complete sentences are required)
  2. a POSTER (bullet points are recommended)

You must include the following 5 SECTIONS in your project:

1.   BASIC INFORMATION

- What is it? (full detailed description)

- What does it look like? (INCLUDE PICTURES)

- What are other names for it (slang terms)?  Include at least 5.

- HOW is it used or taken? (List ALL forms of the drug and EVERY way it enters the body)

 

2.  SHORT-TERM EFFECTS

-  What are ALL the immediate/short-term intoxication effects?

-  How does it affect the body?

-  How does it make you feel?

-  What are the immediate health dangers?  List ALL of them.

 

3. LONG-TERM EFFECTS

-  What are ALL of the negative long-term health effects?

 

4. FACTS AND STATISTICS

-  List 5 or more interesting facts or important statistics

 

5. REFERENCES (the books or websites you used for your research) 

 

Include the following on your report or poster:

- Proper format (name, date, period #)

- Title

- 5 sections need to be labeled or titled

 

You will lose points for the following:

-  Plagiarizing (copying sentences from books, websites, etc)

-  Errors in spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and grammar

-  Lack of neatness

-  Lack of effort

-  Late work

Bullying Unit Test (Thurs 3/30)

Bullying In High School UNIT test THIS THURSDAY 3/30

Worth 25 POINTS!
Study your "Bullying in High School" notes.
Test is True-False, Multiple Choice, and Short Answer.
 
STUDY GUIDE:
1. What is bullying?
2. What is the purpose of bullying?
3. Why does bullying usually involve a real or perceived imbalance of power?
4. For a certain behavior to be considered bullying, it must cause 1 or more of the following:
5. What are the 4 types of bullying?  Be able to write an example for each.
6. Identify the 5 people who can be involved in a bullying incident.  Then, define or explain each term.
7. What are the 3 different actions a person can take to become an UPSTANDER?
8. List the 3 GROUPS of people who are at the highest risk for bullying?
9. What characteristics makes an INDIVIDUAL more at risk for bullying? Be able to write 2. 
10. What percent of bullying takes place in front of other people?
11. Who should you officially report bullying to at Sylmar High School?  What is the official title of the person that you should report acts of bullying to at ANY school?

Preventing Suicide (classwork Mon 3/27)

Read p. 93-96 in textbook.
Answer questions #1-8 on p. 96.
Title your paper: "Preventing Suicide"

Journal #13- BULLYING

Journal #13- BULLYING
 
1) Define what bullying is.
 
2) Have you ever learned about "bullying" in school before?  WHEN (what grade levels)? and WHAT do remember learning?
 
3) What are the different kinds of bullying?
 
4) Have YOU ever been bullied? EXPLAIN the experience(s).
     OR 
    Have you ever known someone who got bullied? EXPLAIN the story.
 
5) What is the BEST way to handle being bullied?
 
6) WHY do you think people bully?