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· UNIT OVERVIEW
Unit 1 - Health II--- Intentional and Unintentional Injuries
This unit of study will ask students to identify factors associated with both intentional and unintentional injuries and to learn and practice prevention skills to promote a safer environment.
· LONG-TERM LEARNING TARGETS
1.1 I can explain the difference between unintentional injuries and intentional injuries and identify examples of each. 2.12.7
1.2 I can analyze the relationship between risky behaviors and personal health. 2.12.7
1.3 I can access information presented through community agencies on intentional injuries. 3.12.1
1.4 I can analyze the cost of unintentional injuries to society. 7.12.1
1.5 I can reduce the frequency and impact of bullying, including cyber bullying, in my school and community. 2.12.4, 7.12.4, 8.12.1
1.6 I can identify hazing behaviors and strategies for prevention and intervention.7.12.4
· INSTRUCTIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
Student Background Knowledge
Skeletal and Muscular Systems
· What are the differences between an intentional and an unintentional injury?
· How many different ways can unintentional injuries impact our society?
· How does the analysis of risk factors help to prevent unintentional injuries from occurring?
· What are some safe and practical ways to prevent hazing?
· How can bullying or cyberbullying affect all dimensions of wellness?
· How can an intentional injury like bullying also be the cause of unintentional injuries?
prevention, intervention, behaviors, strategies, safe, impact, intention,
Risk factors, bullying, victims, hazing, Intentional injuries, unintentional injuries, cyberbullying
· You cannot prevent unintentional injuries from happening.
· Intentional Injuries only affect people in large metro areas
· INSTRUCTIONAL APPROACH
Language Performance Indicator (EL)
Have EL students describe some of the intentional/unintentional injuries they have seen or experienced in their native country. What are some of the interventions and/or prevention strategies does their native country use
· Pair up with a Physics teacher on how to apply certain laws of physics to intentional or unintentional injuries.
· Team with Physical Education to discuss safety within athletics and personal fitness.