Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Work Day For Chapter 6, Leadership

Finish the reading of chapter six and complete the reading and questions on page 145, questions 1-9.

Turn in for a grade.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

PSA Lifestyle Diseases

Today, you will begin researching a disease caused by lifestyle and create a mini poster public service announcement (PSA) visual for a hall display. You will also present your findings to the class.

For the PSA visual, include the following

  • Name of the disease (large visually appealing title) (5)
  • a definition or explanation (5)
  • warning signs to look for (5)
  • symptoms that would be experienced (5+)
  • causes of the disease (3-5)
  • lifestyle changes that should be made for prevention (4-6)
  • Color, artwork, creativity (10)

This assignment will be 40 points total with the possibility for 10 extra credit points.  Extra credit will be based on information given that surpasses the basic requirements listed above.

To complete this assignment, you are to use internet resources.  You need to have three sources.  The sources must be listed on the back of your poster.

Diseases to choose from are:
  • Hypertensive heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrheal diseases
  • Lung cancer
  • Lower respiratory infections/pneumonia/bronchitis
  • COPD
  • Stroke
  • Heart Disease

Personality and Character....

"Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it." ~John Lubbock

Today we will take a personality and character self assessment.

Click HERE for survey.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Chapter 28 vocab

Define the following terms for early work.

  1. arteriosclerosis
  2. hypertension
  3. cancer
  4. ectomorphs
  5. mesomorphs
  6. obesity
  7. basal metabolic rate
  8. steroids
Today we will begin reading chapter 29, pages 635-640.

Review of Leadership Reading Assignment

Answer the following questions about Friday's reading on page 129-135.

  1. What 5 things make for an effective group?
  2. What two types of leadership are there?
  3. What are the four responsibilities of a group leader?

Thursday, April 12, 2018

What will retirement be like?

Retirement is many many years down the road.  Often, we wonder what it might be like?  What do you know about retirement already?  What would you like to know?  Many want to know how much money it will take to retire, or if they'll be able to.

Social Security will be one source of income.  However, it is based on your annual income over your years of working.  To get an idea of what your social security check would be, you can use the quick calculator link below.

Try out the following scenarios:

  • You earn minimum wage at $15,080 a year
  • You have a 2 Year degree and make $35,000 a year
  • You have a four year degree and make $55,000 a year

What would your social security be for each of these?  Is this enough to live on?  How do you know?


The following video gives us a look at leadership in action.  View the video and be able to answer these questions.  You can write the information in your ew notebook.

  1.  Who is the leader?
  2. What qualities does this leader have?
  3. In what ways does the leader lead?
  4. What makes this character the leader?
  5. Was this leader effective?