· UNIT OVERVIEW
Unit 5 – Health I--- Pregnancy and Parenting
This unit will provide students with an opportunity to learn about the miracle and implications of birth. Students will be able to evaluate the impact of pregnancy and parenting on their lives and participate in a simulated parenting experience.
· LONG-TERM LEARNING TARGETS
5.1 I can identify community based organization for support in my sexual health. 3.12.1
5.2 I can identify facts about 3 pregnancy options: parenting, abortion and adoption. 3.12.5
5.3 I can predict the emotional, mental and financial impact each pregnancy option could have on me as a teen. 5.12.2
5.4 I can analyze the commitment of parenting on many aspects of my life. 5.12.2
5.5 I can describe the process of pregnancy and the impact on the mother and the fetus throughout the nine months of gestation. 5.12.3
5.6 I can identify the stages of childbirth.
5.7 I can describe possible childbirth complications as well as testing techniques doctors use to predict such complications and possible birth disorders. 5.12.3
· INSTRUCTIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
Student Background Knowledge
Making Proud Choices in Middle School, Human Sexuality Unit in Health 1, Relationships Unit in Health 2
How would having a baby impact your life right now?
What would you choose to do if you or your partner was pregnant?
Predict, differentiate, compare and contrast, impact, priorities, cost
· Female/Male Anatomy
· Birth Vocabulary, Doula, Midwife (CNM),Water Birth, Birthing at Home, Birthing Stool, Birthing Chair, Umbilical Cord, Epidural, Cesarean Section