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6th Grade Health & PE B

In this course, students will learn how to prevent injuries, access valid information to remain safe, analyze situations involving alcohol/tobacco/other drugs, apply decision-making processes to enhance mental/emotional/social health, and continue weekly physical activity to promote overall health. Students will log student-selected activities based on goals set at the beginning of the course. Three hours of weekly physical activity are required to be logged throughout the course.

Course Details

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, students will be able to

  • Prevent injuries and avoid risky situations
  • Develop a plan to remain safe and injury-free at school, at home, and in the community
  • Identify positive alternatives to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use
  • How culture and media influences the use of alcohol and other drugs and develop personal goals to remain drug-free
  • Analyze external and internal influences on mental, emotional, and social health
  • Apply decision-making processes to enhance overall health.

Required Materials

  • LMS Access
  • Standard laptop or desktop computers with Windows or Mac OS
  • High-speed internet connection (Cable, DSL)

Module Topics

Unit 2: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

  • Prescription Medicines
  • Non-Prescription Medicines
  • Drug Dependence & Addiction

Unit 3: Mental, Emotional, and Social Health

  • Being Aware of Emotions
  • Changes in Emotions
  • Empathy
  • Setting Personal Boundaries
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Loss & Grief
  • Types of Violent Behaviors – Bullying & Hazing
  • Types of Violent Behaviors – Fighting & Verbal Abuse
  • Effects of Violent Behaviors
  • Seeking Support from Others
  • Resources for Support
  • Draft Presentation
  • Final Presentation


Laurel Springs meets the highest standard of academic excellence. We are fully Accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC) and Cognia. We offer a broad catalog of courses approved by the NCAA Division I & II and the University of California A-G.

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