WELCOME TO WHCT West Harpeth Christian Tutorial
 






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Course Time:

  • This course is offered on Tuesdays.
  • Please note, this is a one semester / .5 credit
    course that is offered only in the FIRST SEMESTER.



Prerequisites:

  • This course is open to 8th-12th grade students.
  • For acceptance of credit prior to the 9th grade,
    please contact your umbrella school.

                                          


Text:

  • Total Health: Choices for a Winning Lifestyle
    ISBN9781583312254



Course Description:


Health and Wellness covers physical, emotional, and mental health from a research-based Biblical perspective.
Topics include basic anatomy and physiology, nutrition, fitness, disease, safety, mental health issues and tools, and substance abuse.




Class Time & Homework:

  • Classroom time is highly interactive with hands-on activities, group discussions, project presentations, and brief lectures.
  • Most assignments can be completed in 1-2 hours per week.
    Homework will often consist of small projects to be shared with the rest of the class the following week.



Grading:

  • 50%  homework (graded for accuracy)
  • 20%  class participation
  • 20%  tests
  • 10%  final project



Specific Requirements:

  • Willingness to participate in class.
  • Access to a reliable printer is necessary.



Supplies:

  • textbook
  • resource binder provided via lab fee
  • occasional basic art supplies