Mission: Health 6th Grade
In this fun and interactive course, sixth grade students learn the importance of proper nutrition, physical activity, sleep and other healthy habits, including how to manage stress and maintain a healthy mind. As students navigate the course, they will learn different skills that will help them lead healthy lives, such as accessing valid information, decision making and setting goals. All lessons and activities present accurate, up-to-date information using a variety of instructional methods to engage your students. Many concepts are reinforced with classroom and take-home activities.
In this self-directed course, the delivery method is blended, utilizing a combination of online lessons and activities, and offline classroom activities.
Target Course Length
The target course length is approximately 2 to 2-1/2 hours, including online time, and offline time for classroom activities.
After completing Mission: Health 6th, students will be able to:
- Describe at least three healthy behaviors (including one that specifically helps keep the mind healthy) they can do each day.
- Describe two negative consequences of eating too many whoa foods.
- Categorize foods from each food group into go, slow, and whoa foods.
- Locate three sources of valid health information.
- Demonstrate decision making in a health-related decision.
- Analyze the outcome of a health-related decision.
- Determine when an adult is needed in making a health-related decision.
- Write a personal health goal, and track progress toward the goal.
- Establish a baseline of personal health behaviors.
- Describe two benefits of physical activity.
- Predict the outcomes of not getting regular physical activity.
- Demonstrate health-enhancing behaviors, such as participating in physical activity, eating healthy foods, getting proper rest, managing stress, etc.
Students will meet Sofia and Jack, who introduce the concepts addressed in the course.