Courses of Study : Health Education

Anchor Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Health Promotion
Health Behaviors
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
4.1.1) Describe school practices that promote a safe and healthy environment.

Nutrition & Food
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 4
Classroom Resources: 4
4.1.2) Compare unhealthy and healthy eating patterns, including eating in moderation.

Drug Awareness
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.1.3) Summarize short-term and long-term effects of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products.

Hygiene
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
4.1.4) Summarize methods that prevent the spread of germs which cause communicable diseases.

Disease Prevention & Health Care
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 4
Classroom Resources: 4
4.1.5) Explain how to prevent or control common childhood illnesses and conditions.

Examples: asthma, allergies, diabetes, epilepsy

Safety
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.1.6) Describe ways to prevent common childhood injuries.

Examples: bicycle safety, wearing a seatbelt, ATV safety

Dimensions of Health
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.1.7) Compare and contrast the six dimensions of health.

Anchor Standard 2: Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Analyzing Influences
Family, Peer, & Culture
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.2.1) Explain the influence of culture on health practices and behaviors.

a. Explain the importance of good communication within the family unit.

Media & Technology
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.2.2) Explain how media influence thoughts, feelings, and health behaviors.

Anchor Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.
Access to Information
Information, Products, & Services
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.3.1) Locate reliable health resources from home, school, and community.

Examples: parent, school nurse, counselor

Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.3.2) Compare health-related advertisements regarding "truth in advertising."

Anchor Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Interpersonal Communication
Social
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
4.4.1) Demonstrate skills that communicate care, consideration, and respect for self and others.

Examples: parent, school nurse, counselor

Emotions & Feelings
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
4.4.2) Describe the various types of bullying and effects on the victim.

Examples: types -through social media; effects--depression, suicide, eating disorders

Conflict Resolution
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
4.4.3) Demonstrate how to avoid conflict and explain when it is necessary for an adult to intervene.

Refusal Skills
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.4.4) Model refusal skills that avoid or reduce health risks.

Examples: role playing how to walk away, call for help, say no

Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
4.4.5) Describe how to avoid dangerous situations involving strangers and Internet safety.

Example: refusing to go alone to meet online acquaintances

Anchor Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Decision-Making
Problem Solving
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.5.1) Research health-related situations that require a thoughtful decision.

Examples: food choices, drug use, alcohol consumption, smoking

Anchor Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
Goal-Setting
Self-Awareness
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.6.1) Describe ways to put a plan into place to achieve a goal.

Problem-Solving
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.6.2) Identify resources to assist in achieving personal health goals.

Examples: YMCA, Boys/Girls Clubs, recreation center, school clubs

Anchor Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
Self-Management
Monitor Progress
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 7
Classroom Resources: 7
4.7.1) Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors to maintain and improve personal health.

Example: planning a daily menu based on the USDA food guidelines

Injury Prevention
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.7.2) Apply safety rules for engaging in outdoor physical activities requiring the use of special equipment.

Examples: using a baseball or bicycle helmet, catcher's mask, knee pads

Anchor Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.
Advocacy
Promote Healthy Habits
Health Education (2019)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 0
4.8.1) Describe health advocacy strategies.

Examples: writing and recording public service announcements for school or community broadcasts, writing letter or email to editors of local media