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Live Well Middle School Health epub With Interactive Web Text

Live Well Middle School Health epub With Interactive Web Text

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    Through Live Well: Middle School Health, students will discover fundamentals of health and wellness and learn how to apply these throughout their life span.

    The text will help students understand how to do the following:
    • Develop skills for healthy living
    • Prioritize healthy nutrition, physical activity, and stress management
    • Avoid destructive habits
    • Build healthy relationships
    • Contribute to community and environmental health

    Skills Developed
    The content in Live Well: Middle School Health is aligned with the National Health Education Standards (NHES), state standards, and the CDC’s Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool. The text will help students build an array of skills:
    • Analyze the effect that family, peers, media, and technology have on their health and wellness
    • Identify reliable sources of health information and become savvy consumers
    • Sharpen interpersonal communication skills as they share health knowledge, debate controversial topics, manage interpersonal conflicts, and more
    • Strengthen decision-making skills as they identify healthy solutions to problems posed
    In addition, students will learn to create behavior change goals, establish healthy living plans, advocate for healthy living at home and in their communities, and discern how health and technology intersect on various topics.

    Features and Benefits
    Live Well: Middle School Health offers students many features and benefits. The text provides skill-based learning applications to reinforce the health concepts and help students develop health literacy. Skill-building challenges, healthy living tips, career connections, and other recurring special elements supply opportunities to analyze, evaluate, and apply the health concepts and skills being taught. Case studies and other features allow students to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion across content areas. And vocabulary terms—available in English and Spanish to meet the needs of ELL and ESL students—help students test their understanding of the material.

    Teacher’s Guide With Online Bundle
    Live Well: Middle School Health is available in both print and digital formats. Instructor ancillaries include a teacher’s guide that includes lesson plans, worksheets, lesson planning guides, chapter summaries, quizzes and tests, applied assessments, ideas for differentiated instruction, and a scope and sequence for grades 6 through 8. The teacher’s guide is also available as a printed loose-leaf pack for teachers who need an alternative to the online version.

    Interactive Web Text
    A powerful tool offered by Live Well: Middle School Health is its interactive web text, which students can use across a variety of platforms. The interactive web text includes a compilation of stand-alone chapters that can be purchased as a whole or individually, giving schools the flexibility to customize student content to meet their specific needs.

    Advantages of the Resources
    Live Well: Middle School Health offers up-to-date, comprehensive, standards-based health instruction for middle schoolers. The attractive visuals and presentation of the content make this resource relatable to today’s students, and the instructor ancillaries and the interactive web text allow teachers to choose exactly the materials they need and the way they want to use them.


    middle school health students and teachers, adopters, administrative decision makers

    Table of Contents

    Unit I. Foundations of Living Well

    Chapter 1. Understanding Your Health
    Lesson 1.1 Exploring Health and Wellness
    Lesson 1.2 Developing Skills for Healthy Living
    Lesson 1.3 Your Immune System
    Lesson 1.4 Communicable Diseases
    Lesson 1.5 Noncommunicable Diseases

    Chapter 2. Personal and Consumer Health
    Lesson 2.1 Healthy Skin, Hair, and Nails
    Lesson 2.2 Good Oral Health
    Lesson 2.3 Healthy Vision and Hearing
    Lesson 2.4 Healthy Sleep and Rest
    Lesson 2.5 Being a Healthy Consumer

    Unit II. Eating Well and Being Physically Active

    Chapter 3. Food and Your Health
    Lesson 3.1 Understanding Foods and Nutrients
    Lesson 3.2 Energy Balance, Hunger, and Appetite
    Lesson 3.3 Tips and Tools for Eating Well
    Lesson 3.4 Digestive and Urinary Systems
    Lesson 3.5 Making Healthy Nutrition Decisions

    Chapter 4. Managing Good Nutrition
    Lesson 4.1 Eating Well as You Grow
    Lesson 4.2 Food Access and Safety
    Lesson 4.3 Maintaining a Healthy Weight
    Lesson 4.4 Your Body Image
    Lesson 4.5 Your Nutrition Plan

    Chapter 5. Staying Active and Healthy
    Lesson 5.1 Physical Activity Guidelines
    Lesson 5.2 Health-Related Fitness Components
    Lesson 5.3 Preparing for Physical Activity
    Lesson 5.4 Fitness Planning

    Unit III. Your Emotional, Mental, and Social Well-Being

    Chapter 6. Emotional Wellness
    Lesson 6.1 Your Emotional Health
    Lesson 6.2 Being Yourself
    Lesson 6.3 Building Resilience and Grit
    Lesson 6.4 Controlling Your Emotions

    Chapter 7. Stress, Anxiety, and Mental Disorders
    Lesson 7.1 Understanding and Managing Stress
    Lesson 7.2 Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders
    Lesson 7.3 Depression, Suicide, and Self-Harm

    Chapter 8. Relationships and Social Health
    Lesson 8.1 Healthy Relationships
    Lesson 8.2 Family Relationships
    Lesson 8.3 Friendships
    Lesson 8.4 Dating Relationships

    Unit IV. Destructive and Damaging Behaviors

    Chapter 9. Violence and Conflict
    Lesson 9.1 Understanding Violent Behavior
    Lesson 9.2 Anger, Aggression, and Conflict
    Lesson 9.3 Youth Violence, Bullying, and Gangs
    Lesson 9.4 Relationships and Violence

    Chapter 10. Alcohol
    Lesson 10.1 Alcohol Use and Abuse
    Lesson 10.2 The Effects of Alcohol
    Lesson 10.3 Influences on the Use of Alcohol
    Lesson 10.4 Saying No to Alcohol
    Lesson 10.5 Treating Alcohol Use Disorders

    Chapter 11. Tobacco
    Lesson 11.1 Tobacco and E-Cigarettes
    Lesson 11.2 Pressure to Use Tobacco and E-Cigarettes
    Lesson 11.3 Quitting and Avoiding Tobacco Use
    Lesson 11.4 Government Regulation of Tobacco Products

    Chapter 12. Legal and Illicit Drugs
    Lesson 12.1 Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drugs
    Lesson 12.2 Illicit Drugs
    Lesson 12.3 Influences on the Use Medications and Drugs
    Lesson 12.4 Prevention, Treatment, and Being Drug-Free

    Unit V. Keeping Yourself and Others Safe

    Chapter 13. Safety and First Aid
    Lesson 13.1 Injury Prevention and Safety at Home
    Lesson 13.2 Safety in the Community
    Lesson 13.3 Safety Online
    Lesson 13.4 First Aide and Emergency Procedures

    Chapter 14. Public and Environmental Health
    Lesson 14.1 Exploring Public Health
    Lesson 14.2 Air, Water, and Noise Pollution
    Lesson 14.3 Chemicals, the Environment, and Your Health
    Lesson 14.4 Living Green


    Karen E. McConnell, PhD, a professor at Pacific Lutheran University, is a certified health education specialist (CHES) and has taught at the university level for more than 23 years in areas related to health and fitness education, curriculum and assessment, and exercise science. She has written or contributed to over a dozen book chapters and texts, including Health for Life and Health Opportunities Through Physical Education, as well as the teacher resources for the fifth and sixth editions of Fitness for Life. She is a recipient of the Arthur Broten Young Scholar Award and has received the University Professional of the Year Award from the Washington Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance for contributions made to state standards in health and fitness. She enjoys running, having completed 38 half marathons and one marathon. As a resident of the Pacific Northwest, she enjoys participating in most outdoor activities.

    Terri D. Farrar, PhD, is an associate professor and director of the kinesiology baccalaureate program at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She has taught health and fitness education at the middle school and high school levels for over 27 years and has taught health and fitness pedagogy at Pacific Lutheran University for 10 years. She coauthored the Health for Life and Health Opportunities Through Physical Education textbooks and teacher resources. She is a member of SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) and of the Washington chapter of SHAPE America. She was SHAPE Washington’s University Professor of the Year in 2019 and is the assessment chairperson for SHAPE Washington. She enjoys traveling, working out, and coaching.

    Charles B. (“Chuck”) Corbin, PhD, is a professor emeritus in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University. He coauthored two health series for use in grades K through 8 and is the senior author of several award-winning elementary, middle school, high school, and college texts, including Fitness for Life: Elementary School, Fitness for Life: Middle School, and the sixth edition of Fitness for Life, all of which were winners of Texty Awards, awarded by the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA). He also authored the 17th edition of Concepts of Physical Fitness, winner of the TAA’s McGuffey Award. His books are the most widely adopted public school and college texts in the area of fitness, health, and wellness. Dr. Corbin is internationally recognized as an expert in physical activity, health, and wellness promotion and youth physical fitness. He has presented keynote addresses at more than 40 state AHPERD conventions, made major addresses in more than 15 countries, and presented numerous named lectures. Among his many honors are the Gulick Award from SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators); the Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award from the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition and the National Jaycees; and the Hetherington Award from the National Academy of Kinesiology. He was named the Alliance Scholar by SHAPE America, selected as the Cureton Lecturer by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and named to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Hall of Fame. He served for more than 20 years as a member of the FitnessGram advisory board and was the first chair of the Science Board of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition.


    Teacher’s Guide With Online Bundle. Includes lesson plans, worksheets, lesson planning guides, chapter summaries, quizzes and tests, ideas for differentiated instruction, and a scope and sequence for grades 6 through 8. The teacher’s guide is also available as a printed loose-leaf pack for teachers who need an alternative to the online version.