Health Grade 1

Elementary School / Health

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy choices with the overall goal of improving quality of life, as well as identify various health/safety influences, positive or negative, including family, friends, school, community, and media.

The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:
– Core Concepts (health behaviors, disease prevention, body parts following rules and safety)
– Accessing Information (family rules, friend behavior, reliable resources and following rules)
– Internal and External Influences (warning labels and trusted adults/professionals)
– Interpersonal Communication (conflict resolution, verbal and non-verbal, active listening and refusal skills)
– Decision Making (positive or negative health enhancing choices, healthy options)
– Self Management (reducing risks)
– Advocacy (positive promotion, school and community rules)