Courses of Study: Health

Number of Standards matching query: 36

Health, Grade K, 2009

1.) Name major health care professions.

Examples: nurse, dentist, physician, pharmacist

2.) Identify health information sources in the community.

Examples: parents, school nurse, family doctor

3.) Identify ways schools encourage a healthy environment.

Examples: providing smoke-free facilities, serving healthy meals in the lunchroom, maintaining clean restrooms

4.) Recognize environmental hazards.

Examples: oil spill, downed power line

5.) Identify types of families.

Examples: two-parent families, single-parent families, extended families, blended families

6.) Identify individual roles and responsibilities of family members.

7.) Recognize warning sounds and signs.


- sounds—fire alarm, weather siren

- signs—wet floor, railroad crossing

8.) List behaviors that promote personal safety.

Examples: following emergency drill procedures, using caution when approached by strangers, wearing seat belts and safety equipment, looking both ways before crossing the street

9.) Explain behaviors that promote personal hygiene.

Examples: washing hands, brushing teeth, bathing

10.) Identify mental and emotional health concepts.


- mental—self-esteem, stress

- emotional—happiness, anger, love, fear

11.) Describe safe responses to physical and emotional conflicts.

Example: seeking help when threatened

12.) Identify healthy foods, including snacks.

•  Recognizing the six food groups on MyPyramid
•  Identifying characteristics of various foods
Examples: taste, smell, color, texture

•  Locating the nutrition facts label on food products
13.) Identify healthy habits that may prevent and control disease.

Examples: coughing into sleeve; washing hands; avoiding sharing towels, combs, or brushes

14.) Name substances that are harmful to the body.

Examples: tobacco, illegal drugs, alcohol, household cleaning products

15.) Explain ways medicine can help people.

•  Naming adults who can administer medicine