Grades 6 - 8

 

Content Area

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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

(HE. S.1)

 

 

HE.6.1.1  describe the USDA food pyramid, including number and size   of servings and basic nutrients needed for an adolescent female/male on   a daily basis.

 

HE.6.1.2  identify the negative effects of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco.

 

HE.6.1.3  identify strategies for the prevention of communicable diseases  (e.g., HIV).

 

HE.6.1.4  describe the major parts and functions of the nervous system.

 

HE.6.1.5  identify hereditary factors that affect adolescent development.

 

HE.6.1.6  list the steps for breathing emergencies and basic first aid.

 

HE.7.1.1  analyze the effects of various behav-iors (e.g., substance abuse) on body systems and wellness.

 

HE.7.1.2  describe the major parts and functions of the reproductive system.

 

HE.7.1.3  identify general symptoms and potential long-term health consequences of STDs.

 

HE.7.1.4  demonstrate first aid procedures.

 

HE.8.1.1  identify and explain the components of total wellness.

 

HE.8.1.2  apply nutritional concepts to food choices and disease prevention.

 

HE.8.1.3  determine the risk factors leading to teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other sexually transmitted diseases.

 

 

 

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Health Information and Services

(HE. S.2)

 

 

HE.6.2.1  recognize heredi-tary factors that should be reflected in medical records.

 

HE.6.2.2  identify school  and community services for physical and mental health concerns.

 

HE.7.2.1  identify the relationship of cost and effectiveness of health products.

 

HE.7.2.2  identify situations that require professional health services and community resources that can provide those services.

 

HE.7.2.3  identify myths, misinformation and stereotyping associated with the use of health services.

 

 

HE.8.2.1  identify ways to access current health information and services (e.g., internet).

 

HE.8.2.2  investigate resources related to ATOD, dating violence, STD’s, and harassment.

 

 

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Health Behaviors  (HE.S.3)

 

 

HE.6.3.1  distinguish between safe and risky or harmful behaviors (e.g., abuse, date rape, peer pressure) in relationships.

 

HE.6.3.2  identify protect-ive behaviors used to avoid and reduce threatening situations (e.g., anger, bullying, harassment).

 

HE.6.3.3  identify hygiene and food safety practices   for improved personal and family health.

 

HE.7.3.1  evaluate personal health practices to avoid STDs.

 

HE.7.3.2  analyze the difference between safe and risky behaviors, including methods for preventing pregnancy and STDs (e.g., abstinence  and methods of birth control).

 

HE.7.3.3  recognize signs of and strategies to reduce stress, anxiety and depression.

 

HE.8.3.1  identify and list ways to prevent pregnancy, emphasizing abstinence.

 

HE.8.3.2  describe safety guidelines for preventing various intentional and unintentional injuries (e.g., pedestrian, motor vehicle, bicycle, ATV, violent situation).

 

HE.8.3.3  describe examples of harassment, bullying and intimidation and the legal ramifications in the school, community, and job setting.

 

HE.8.3.4  recognize and report signs of self-destructive behaviors (e.g., suicide, eating disorder, gang membership, anger, depression, anxiety) in others.

 

 

 

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Media, Culture, and Technology

(HE. S.4)

 

 

HE.6.4.1  recognize that people grow and mature at different rates and have different body types than those portrayed by the media.

 

HE.6.4.2  analyze the influence that advertisers have on consumer choices (e.g., tobacco, alcohol and other consumer products).

 

HE.6.4.3  identify the importance of respecting people’s differences.

 

HE.7.4.1  describe the influence of cultural beliefs on health behaviors (e.g., nutrition, hygiene, medical treatment, ATOD use) and the use of health services.

 

HE.7.4.2  explain the impact of peer harassment on physical, emotional and social health and identify necessary coping skills.

 

HE.7.4.3  recognize the importance of respecting individual differences.

 

HE.7.4.4  analyze media message about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

 

HE.8.4.1  recognize bias in advertising and misleading media communication about health information, products and services.

 

HE.8.4.2  identify and interpret the effect of media messages on health and nutrition.

 

HE.8.4.3  identify the effect of culture and media messages on dating relationships.

 

Content Area

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Communication

(HE. S.5)

 

 

HE.6.5.1  identify positive and socially appropriate ways to express needs, wants and feelings.

 

HE.6.5.2  identify communication skills to  build and maintain healthy relationships.

 

HE.6.5.3  identify the possible causes of conflict among youth and strategies to manage conflict in  schools and communities.

 

HE.7.5.1  explain how character and personality (e.g., confident = aggressive; shy = passive, etc.) affect the perception  of one’s ability to communicate.

 

HE.7.5.2  discuss ways  one can develop healthful family relationships

 

HE.7.5.3  explain steps  that can be taken to improve dysfunctional  family relationships; discuss adjustments that can be made if family changes occur.

 

 

HE.8.5.1  demonstrate ways to communicate care, consideration and respect of self and others (e.g., peer mediation, conflict resolution).

 

HE.8.5.2  demonstrate refusal skills to protect personal health against risky and harmful behaviors (e.g., pregnancy, drunk driving, STDs, ATOD, dating violence, harassment).

 

Content Area

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Goal Setting and Decision Making

(HE. S.6)

 

 

HE.6.6.1  use decision-making skills to protect against communicable and non-communicable diseases.

 

HE.6.6.2  explain how the goal setting and decision making processes are important in designing strategies to quit using tobacco and other risking behaviors.

 

HE.7.6.1  apply the USDA Dietary Guidelines and Food Pyramid in meal planning.

 

HE.7.6.2  discuss the consequences of poor nutritional choices (e.g., eating disorders) for self and others (e.g., families and babies).

 

HE.7.6.3  clarify the process of a decision making model; predict situations and practice  skills requiring decisions with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

 

HE.8.6.1  identify personal health goals and choose strategies regarding nutrition and alcohol, tobacco, drug use and personal safety to achieve optimal personal health.

 

HE.8.6.2  explain the effects that different choices, regarding sexual behaviors, can have on their personal future.

 

HE.8.6.3  describe how personal health goals are influenced by changing information, abilities, priorities and responsibilities.

 

 

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Advocacy

(HE. S.7)

 

 

HE.6.7.1  identify effective advocacy skills to use with health care providers.

 

HE.6.7.2  identify the importance of maintaining natural environmental settings and promoting their use for stress/anxiety reduction, wellness and recreation.

 

HE.7.7.1  demonstrate effective advocacy skills to use with public health services.

 

HE.7.7.2  explain the importance of maintaining natural environmental settings and promote clean in-door air, recycling and responsible use of natural resources.

 

HE.8.7.1  identify community resources that advocate against dating, violence, harassment, bullying, intimidation and discrimination.

 

HE.8.7.2  recognize and promote environmental practices that will preserve natural resources for personal and community health.

 

HE.8.7.3  explain why personal safety is everyone’s responsibility and describe his or her personal role.

 

HE.8.7.4  explain the need for legislation to protect and promote personal safety and health.