Health Grade 2

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 describe personal health and ways that a safe, healthy home environment can promote personal health and prevent injuries.

The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:
– Core Concepts (health promotion, emotions, following rules, body parts and environmental health) Accessing Information (doctor, nurses, hospitals, clinics, basic first aid, home safety, emergency drills, and reliable resources)
– Internal and External Influences (trusted adults and warning labels)
– Interpersonal Communication (sharing, conflict resolution, verbal and non-verbal, following rules and refusal skills)
– Decision Making (positive or negative health enhancing influences, healthy options)
– Goal Setting (personal health and safety)
– Self Management (safety and precautions)
– Advocacy (encouraging sharing and following rules)