CPS 2009-10 Health: Grade 6 Version: CPS 2009-10

Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Health

Strand: Health Concepts

H61 Health Concepts
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention
Element: H61a (Mental / Emotional Health)
Describe the inter-relationship of emotional/intellectural, physical, and social health (health triangle)
Element: H61b (Mental / Emotional Health)
List factors that contribute to the development of positive self esteem.
Element: H61c (Mental / Emotional Health)
Identify the causes of stress select ways to effectively cope with them.
Element: H61d (Mental / Emotional Health)
Identify the various emotions and healthy ways to express them.
Element: H61e (Substance Abuse)
Describe the structure and function of the nervous system.
Element: H61f (Substance Abuse)
Describe the short and long term effects of second-hand smoke.
Element: H61g (Nutrition)
Summarize food groups listing key nutrients and daily servings
Element: H61h (Nutrition)
Identify the five components of health related fitness
Element: H61i (Nutrition)
Analyze the relationship between food consumption, calories, physical activity, and body weight
Element: H61j (Nutrition)
Identify physical activities that contribute to maintaining or improving the components of health related fitness (flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, muscular strenth/endurance, body composition)
Element: H61k (Nutrition)
Compare and contrast the nutritional content among nutritious and non-nutritious beverages and snacks
Element: H61l (Safety)
Describe the structures and functions of the skeletal and muscular systems
Element: H61m (Safety)
List possible dangers in the home and develop a plan to address them
Element: H61n (Safety)
Discuss safety precautions for sports and recreational activities
Element: H61o (Safety)
Explain how to protect the sense of hearing
Element: H61p (Disease Prevention)
Identify ways germs are spread (modes of transmission) and how the body defends against communicable diseases
Element: H61q (Disease Prevention)
Compare and contrast the differences between bacterial and viral infections
Element: H61r (Disease Prevention)
Compare and contrast causes, symptoms, and treatment of common communicable diseases
Element: H61s (Desease Prevention)
Compare and contrast causes, symptoms, and treatment of common non-communicable diseases
Element: H61t (HGD)
Compare the physical, emotional, and social changes during puberty
Element: H61u (HGD)
Describe healthy and unhealthy ways to care for your teeth, skin, and hair
Element: H61v (HGD)
Describe the development of a female ovum and male sperm cell as the building blocks of human life
Element: H61w
The learner will compare how healthy behaviors and risk practices impact personal health
Element: H61x
The learner will examine how one's surroundings impact health and wellness

Strand: Life Skills

H62 Influences of Family, Peer, Culture, Media, Technology
Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors
Element: H62a (Personal Health)
Describe how family and peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors
Element: H62b (Substance Abuse)
Evaluate advertising for tobacco/alcohol and predict reasons for possible influences on behavior
Element: H62k
The learner will describe how school policies can influence health promotion.
Element: H62c (Nutrition)
Recognize the influence of media on nutritional and fitness habits
Element: H62d (HGD)
Recognize the influence of media on sexual messages
Element: H62e
The learner will identify the influence of culture on health beliefs and practices.
Element: H62f
The learner will identify how the community can affect personal health practices and behaviors.
Element: H62g
Explain the influence o ftechnology on family health.
Element: H62h
The learner will identify norms that influence health behaviors.
Element: H62i
The learner will list the influence of personal values on health practices.
Element: H62j
The learner will indentify how some health choices influence unhealthy behaviors.

H63 Access Valid Information, Products, and Services
Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products and services to enhance
Element: H63a (Emotional and Mental Health)
Research the various sources of support for mental and emotional health
Element: H63b (Personal Health)
Analyze the validity of health claims related to various products or services
Element: H63c (Substance Abuse)
Research and report the negative effects of alcohol and illegal drugs
Element: H63d (Nutrition)
Analyze food labels for nutrient and nutritional claims
Element: H63e (Disease Prevention)
Analyze the validity of health information (TV ads) related to the treatment and prevention of communicable diseases
Element: H63f
The learner will locate valid information from home, school, and community.
Element: H63g
The learner will determine the accessibility of products that enhance health.
Element: H63h
The learner will describe the situations that may require professional health services.
Element: H63i
The learner will locate valid and reliable health products and services.

H64 Communication Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks
Element: H64a (Personal Health)
Use effective communication skills to develop healthy relationships with others
Element: H64b (Personal Health)
Identify strategies to prevent and solve conflict
Element: H64c (Substance Abuse)
Identify refusal skills to use to prevent substance abuse

H65 Decision Making Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health
Element: H65a (Personal Health)
Use the decision-making/communication process to practice compromise and negotiation
Element: H65b
The learner will list some reasons that one may use to make an unhealthy choice.
Element: H65c
The learner will decide whether a health-related situation may require a carefully considered decision-making process.
Element: H65d
The learner will distinguish whether decisions should be made by the individual or if help should be sought.
Element: H65e
The learner will choose between healthy and unhealthy alternatives to health-related problems.
Element: H65f
The learner will study the potential short-term impact of each alternative on self and others.
Element: H65g
The learner will decide which alternatives are healthy when making a decision.
Element: H65h
The learner will predict the outcomes of a helath-related decision.

H66 Goal Setting Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health
Element: H66a (Personal Health)
The learner will assess personal health practices and decide whether or not they are healthy.
Element: H66b (Personal Health)
Identify goal setting strategies to maintain or improve personal health
Element: H66c
The learner will chooe a goal to adopt a personal health practice.
Element: H66d
The learner will develop a plan to achieve a personal health practice.
Element: H66e
The learner will explain how personal health goals can vary with changing priorities.

H67 Practice Health Enhancing Behaviors
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks
Element: H67a (Safety)
Develop a safety plan for your home
Element: H67b (Safety)
Develop an evacuation plan for the home
Element: H67c (HGD)
Develop strategies and skills for maintaining an adequate level of personal hygiene during adolescence
Element: H67d
The learner will identify the importance of being responsible for health behaviors
Element: H67e
The student will demonstrate healthy behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.
Element: H67f
The learner will identify the benefits of practicing healthy behaviors
Element: H67g
The learner will describe practices to avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.

H68 Advocacy
Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health
Element: H68a (Personal Health)
Explain how to take responsibility for your health
Element: H68b (Personal Health)
Discuss how to influence and support others in making positive health choices
Element: H68c
The learner will state a health position and support it with accurate information.
Element: H68d
The learner will plan with others to advocate for healthy lifestyles or choices.
Element: H68e
The learner will identify the methods in which health messages can be altered to appeal to different age groups.

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