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Essential Health Skills for Middle School

By: Catherine Sanderson, Mark Zelman, Lindsay Armbruster, and Mary McCarley
ISBN: 978-1-63563-295-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2019
Subject: Health: Middle School
Description
Essential Health Skills for Middle School is the most up-to-date, skills-based text that help students make good choices regarding their health and well-being. Students learn strategies to be mentally and emotionally healthy, build healthy relationships, avoid hazardous substances, and promote physical health and safety. Content and skills align with the National Health Education Standards for grades 6, 7, and 8.
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Text 978-1-63563-295-8 $93.28
Essential Health Skills for Middle School is the most up-to-date, skills-based text that help students make good choices regarding their health and well-being. Students learn strategies to be mentally and emotionally healthy, build healthy relationships, avoid hazardous substances, and promote physical health and safety. Content and skills align with the National Health Education Standards for grades 6, 7, and 8.
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Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-63563-298-9 $107.28
The Online Learning Suite offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

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Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this companion website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games, e-flash cards, and interactive quizzes are examples of the included content.

Online Student Workbook
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

Spanish Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-63563-484-6 $113.96
The Online Learning Suite offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook (English)
The G-W Online Textbook platform gives students instant access to the textbook. G-W Online Textbook pages are exactly the same as the printed text. Students can enlarge or compress a page and print individual pages for off-line reading.

Online Textbook (Spanish)
The G-W Online Textbook platform gives students instant access to the Spanish translation of the textbook. Exact page reproductions between the online English and Spanish versions of the textbooks make it easy for English Language Learners to follow the material with their English speaking classmates.

Companion Website (English)
The G-W Learning companion website is a study reference that contains an English/Spanish glossary, English/Spanish e-flash cards, vocabulary exercises, interactive quizzes, and more. Accessible from any digital device, the companion website complements the textbook and is available to the student at no charge.

Online Student Workbook (English)
The Online Student Workbook is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.
Bundle (Text + Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-63563-299-6 $139.92
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Learning Suite 6yr. Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Bundle (Text + Spanish Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-63563-486-0 $146.60
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Spanish Online Learning Suite 6yr. Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Workbook 978-1-63563-300-9 $22.00
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Human Sexuality-Softcover 978-1-63563-307-8 $22.00
This softcover supplement provides comprehensive coverage on human sexuality and pregnancy prevention. It covers topics such as understanding sexuality, sexual behavior, family planning, and abstinence. Content is objective, factual, and age appropriate—and aligns to the National Sexuality Education Standards for grades 6, 7, and 8.
Teacher's Edition 978-1-63563-296-5 $140.00 *
Teacher's edition contains a variety of instructional support in the margins of each page to supplement your instruction.
Teacher's Resource CD 978-1-63563-301-6 $264.00 *
This Teacher's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Teacher's Resources. Includes an introduction and overview of the teaching material, assessment rubrics, and correlations to national standards in PDF format.
  • Chapter Resources. Material provided for each chapter of the text includes:
  • Answer Keys for Workbook and Teacher's Resources activities in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Handouts of student activities in PDF format.
  • Review Activities for Differentiation in PDF format.
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Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.

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ExamView® Assessment Suite CD over 2300 questions 978-1-63563-302-3 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 17 standard test banks with a total of 887 questions and 17 differentiated test banks with a total of 2371 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64-bit); Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 2GB RAM; 500MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.

Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 2GB RAM; 300MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License over 792 slides 978-1-63563-303-0 $240.00 *
Individual License. This product contains presentations in PowerPoint presentation graphics program format for each of the 17 chapters, comprising over 792 slides of instructional material.

Presentations are provided in both PPSX and PPTX format. Presentation files (PPSX) are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. You must have the full version of the PowerPoint presentation graphics program in order to edit the PPTX files.

Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, PowerPoint Viewer (free download), and Adobe Reader (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.9 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, PowerPoint Viewer (free download for Mac OS 9.X), and Adobe Reader (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

For up-to-date information visit www.g-w.com/sysreq.
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63563-304-7 $528.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, workbook, teacher’s edition, answer keys, lesson plans, presentations for PowerPoint®, and exam question pools in various formats including Blackboard Learn 9.x, IMS QTI 1.1+, Moodle XML, and WebCT CE 6/Vista 4, and the full ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.
Spanish Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63563-485-3 $533.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbooks (English and Spanish), workbook, Instructor's Edition, answer keys, lesson plans, PowerPoint® presentations, and ExamView® Assessment Suite Software with question banks.
Human Sexuality to Accompany Essential Health Skills for Middle School Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63563-604-8 $264.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the Human Sexuality-Softcover, answer keys, lesson plans, and PowerPoint® presentations.
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Table of Contents

Unit 1 - Taking Charge of Your Health and Wellness
1. Understanding Your Health and Wellness
2. Developing Good Personal Hygiene
3. Getting the Sleep You Need
Unit 2 - Promoting Mental and Emotional Well-Being
4. Being Mentally and Emotionally Healthy
5. Getting Help for Mental Health Conditions
Unit 3 - Nutrition and Physical Fitness
6. Nutrition
7. Physical Fitness
Unit 4 - Understanding and Avoiding Hazardous Substances
8. Tobacco
9. Alcohol
10. Medications and Drugs
Unit 5 - Protecting Your Physical Health and Safety
11. Understanding and Preventing Diseases
12. Preventing and Responding to Accidents and Injuries
13. Protecting Environmental Health
Unit 6 - Social Health and Wellness
14. Promoting Healthy Relationships
15. Understanding Violent Behavior
Unit 7 - The Body and How It Develops
16. Human Development
17. The Body Systems
Look Inside
Text
 
SuperTracker Lesson Packet (Web Link, SuperTracker)
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health: Middle School)
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Student Walkthrough (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health: Middle School)
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Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health: Middle School)
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Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health: Middle School)
Spanish Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health: Middle School)
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Student Walkthrough (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health: Middle School)
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Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health: Middle School)
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Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health: Middle School)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License
PPS
Chapter 8 (PPS, 5.59 MB)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com
View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Health: Middle School)
Correlations
Idaho Correlation
National Standards
Oregon
Pacing Chart
South Carolina
Texas Correlation
Utah
PDF
Health I, Grade 7 or 8 (PDF, 107 KB)
Washington
West Virginia
About the Author(s)

Catherine Sanderson - specializes in health and positive psychology. She is the James E. Ostendarp Professor of Psychology at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts. She earned a bachelor's degree in psychology, with a specialization in health and development, from Stanford University, and earned her master's and a doctoral degree in psychology from Princeton University. Dr. Sanderson's research has received grant funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. She has published over 25 journal articles and book chapters in addition to three college textbooks and a popular-press book on parenting.

Mark Zelman - specializes in biology, microbiology, and human diseases. He is an Associate Professor of Biology at Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois. Dr. Zelman received a bachelor's degree in biology at Rockford College, with minors in chemistry and psychology. He received a PhD in microbiology and immunology at Loyola University of Chicago. He has published articles on microbiology, infectious disease, autoimmune disease, and biotechnology, and he has written two college texts on human diseases and infection control.

Lindsay Armbruster - is a health teacher for K-12—with most of her experience occurring at the middle school level. As a teacher, she employs strategies influenced by the theories of skills-based health education and positive psychology. She received New York State’s AHPERD (NYSAHPERD) Health Teacher of the Year award.

Mary McCarley - is a health and physical education teacher at Hawthorne Academy of Health Sciences in Charlotte, North Carolina. She excels at creating an engaging student-centered environment with a focus on real-world learning that is also based on personal interest and self-exploration. Mary received the 2016 High School Southern District Teacher of the Year for the Advancement of Health Education award.