Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Healthy Living Grade 8

Overall Expectations

Students will be expected to

A. demonstrate positive self-identity that effectively enables them to manage their health, relationships, and interactions with the world

B. think critically and make informed decisions to enhance health of self, those around oneself, and within a global context

C. demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills that facilitate positive relationships between themselves and the world

Specific Expectations

  • analyze the relationship between values and personal health practices
  • identify healthy and unhealthy relationships and demonstrate assertiveness skills to communicate thoughts and feelings within primary relationships
  • examine the role of bystander in cases where a peer/friend is experiencing emotional, physical, psychological harm and practise scenarios that show support and help
  • demonstrate an understanding that there are many factors that contribute to our health status
  • assess the benefits and risks of online technology and make healthy and responsible decisions that reduce the risk of exploitation and victimization
  • examine the media portrayal of sexual orientation
  • critically analyze industry’s impact on body image and healthy eating
  • examine the impacts of substance use and gambling, both legally sanctioned and illegal activities have on communities

Lessons that meet Grade 8 expectations

Alcohol Myths

Cyberbullying and the Law

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Freedom to Smoke

Gambling in the Media

Gender and Tobacco

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Image Gap

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 1: Messages About Drinking

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 2: Young Drinkers

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 3: Understanding Brands

Kids, Alcohol and Advertising 4: Interpreting Media Messages

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

Mirror Image

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life

Scientific Detectives

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Sports Personalities in Magazine Advertising

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

The Price of Happiness

The Target is You!

The True Story

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Tobacco Labels

Truth or Money

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Who’s on First? Alcohol Advertising and Sports

Media Minute Lesson 3: Audiences negotiate meaning

Media Minute Lesson 4: Media have commercial implications

Media Minute Lesson 5: Media have social and political implications

Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

Understanding Cyberbullying : Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

That’s Not Cool

Put Your Best Face Forward

Educational Games

Allies and Aliens

Top Secret!

Student Tutorials (Licensed Resource)

Passport to the Internet