Health and Wellness

K-4

  • Germs and handwashing
  • Dental Health
  • Drugs, medicines, and poisons
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs

GRADE 5

PERSONAL WELLNESS

  • Intro: Health & Personal Wellness (Health Triangle)
  • Social Health:
  • self esteem, communication and assertiveness skills, decision making
  • Stress Management & Anxiety
  • Basic Body Response
  • Respiratory System

ATOD

  • Smoking and Tobacco
  • Marijuana component
  • Media Awareness
  • Financial Literacy - choices

NUTRITION & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

  • Intro Food Pyramid/MyPlate
  • Activity/Food Balance
  • Components of a Recipe**
  • Cooking Terminology, Measurements
  • Kitchen Safety/Table Etiquette
  • Cooking - Healthy Snacks
  • Safety & Injury Prevention
  • Accident Prevention & Awareness, internet safety
  • Choking Prevention/Abdominal Thrusts
  • Empathy/Bullying/Harassment
  • Puberty- Anatomy, emotional and social connections, gender empathy (BRMS)

GRADE 6

PERSONAL WELLNESS

  • Wellness Triangle
  • Physical Health -ownership and indep. - hygiene, self care, being active, teeth, body types
  • Mental/Emotional Health - self esteem, coping with emotions, managing anger
  • Social Health - decision making, relationships, interpersonal skills

ATOD

  • External Influences (Peer and Media) effect on decision making
  • Risky Behaviors - Positive reasons to avoid risky behaviors

NUTRITION & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

  • History and Changes in Food Pyramid, My Plate
  • Labels - serving sizes
  • Cooking Measurements
  • Maintaining a healthy body weight
  • Digestive System
  • Food Prep & etiquette
  • Cooking - healthy snacks
  • Hydration
  • Who Wants Pizza?

SAFETY & INJURY PREVENTION

  • Fire Safety - accident prevention
  • What"s your plan, where to meet? etc. Safety in kitchen
  • Environ. & Personal safety
  • Family
  • Identifying food customs, influencing decisions

GRADE 7

PERSONAL WELLNESS

  • Personal Wellness Triangle -
  • goal setting
  • hygiene
  • Negotiations - Conflict Resolution
  • Healthy Friendships

ATOD

  • Alcohol and other Drugs
  • Effects on the body
  • Natural Highs
  • Brain development
  • Media Influences
  • ATOD and HIV Risk:
  • Explain that poor decisions about drugs and sexual behavior can put a personal increased risk for HIV

NUTRITION & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

  • My Plate Review
  • 6 nutrient groups
  • Food choices and Portion management
  • Personal Nutrition
  • Physical Health
  • Cooking
  • Food Safety and Prep

GRADE 8

PERSONAL WELLNESS

  • Healthy Individuals
  • Digital Sexual Behavior
  • Individual Health Triangle Assessment
  • Stress unit - Fight or Flight response
  • Managing Stress - Stress Aid Kits

ATOD

  • Cycle of Use
  • Decision Making
  • Addiction Pyramid

NUTRITION & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

  • Nutrients
  • Energy Equation
  • Serving Sizes
  • Food origins
  • Nutrition and Media Influences
  • Eating Disorders
  • Financial Literacy
  • Food quality/cost
  • Cooking

SAFETY & INJURY PREVENTION

  • First - Aid Unit
  • CPR- chest compressions only
  • Media Influences-body image (Dove self-image project)
  • Stroke Awareness
  • HIV/AIDS

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