Mr. Albano's Class
September 2018

           Syllabus for Human Development Grade 9

 

The objective of the Human Development curriculum for grade 9 is to enable students to make responsible and mature decisions about their own health throughout their lifetime. By providing a balance of knowledge and skills through a variety of activities and assignments, students will develop the curiosity and imagination necessary to understand how health issues affect them, their families and their community in an ever-changing society.

 

Students will analyze the impact of social, cultural, economic and environmental factors on health. The development of an understanding of health promotion, disease prevention and risk assessment will empower the student to protect and enhance their physical, emotional and social health.

 

The subject matter to be covered includes but is not limited to the following:

 

                        Conflict management

 

                        Bullying / Sexual harassment

 

                        Public service

 

                        Mental health

 

                        Physical activity/Fitness

 

                        Nutrition

 

                        Substance abuse

 

                        Relationships

 

                        Reproduction

 

                        Family life

 

 
        Syllabus for Human Development Grade 10

The objective of the Human Development curriculum for grade 10 is to enable students to make responsible and mature decisions about their own health throughout their lifetime. By providing a balance of knowledge and skills through a variety of activities and assignments, students will develop the curiosity and imagination necessary to understand how health issues affect them, their families and their community in an ever-changing society.

Students will analyze the impact of social, cultural, economic and environmental factors on health. The development of an understanding of health promotion, disease prevention and risk assessment will empower the student to protect and enhance their physical, emotional and social health. 


The subject matter to be covered includes but is not limited to the following:

    Conflict management

Bullying / Sexual harassment

HIV/AIDS

Communicable diseases

Non-communicable diseases

World health issues

Aging

Nutrition

Substance abuse

Relationships


GRADING POLICY FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

    GRADING
  Tests 40%, Quiz 20%, Classwork 20%, Homework 20%, 

  NOTEBOOK
            Students are expected to maintain a Human Development notebook. Notebooks should contain the daily class notes, graded class work, graded homework, graded quizzes, tests and any other handouts or work that has been returned to the student. This is the student’s official proof of work completed.

                                                    CLASS NOTES
Students are expected to take notes during class presentations. Students should copy the Date, Title, Learning Target and Do Now that are written on the classroom board at the start of each class. Any additional notes may be added to this same piece of paper. Personal electronic devices (PEDs) can be used for classroom research. 
                                                      CLASS RULES
            Students are expected to adhere to the class rules pertaining to classroom skills, class notes and the notebook as well as the rules that are stated below. Students are expected to adhere to the Student Code of Conduct.
             Students are expected to sit in their assigned seat, if they have one assigned to them. Students are not allowed to have hats, hoods, headbands or bandannas in the classroom. Students are not allowed to have food or drinks in the classroom. Students are allowed to have a water bottle in class.  Personal electronic devices (PEDs) can be used for classroom research. PEDs are not permitted for personal correspondence or game playing during instructional class time. Chewing gum is allowed.
                                                     MAKE UP WORK
            Students are expected to ask the instructor about any work the student may have missed due to an absence from class. Any missed assignment due to an absence or work not handed in on time due to an absence, is due at the start of the student’s next scheduled class session.
            Any classwork, test or quiz not taken, because of an excused absence, may be made up during the students next scheduled class period or during the Personalization Period. No assignments will be given nor accepted for extra credit.