Health Education: Elementary and Middle School Applications 7th Ed. By: Susan K. Telljohann

National Health Education Standard 1
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Grades Pre K-2
1. Identify that healthy behaviors impact personal health.
2. Recognize that there are multiple dimensions of health.
3. Describe ways to prevent communicable diseases.
4. List ways to prevent common childhood injuries.
5. Describe why it is important to seek health care.
Grades 3-5
1. Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.
2. Identify indicators of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.
3. Describe ways in which a safe and healthy school and community environment can promote personal health.
4. Describe ways to prevent common childhood injuries and health problems.
5. Describe when it is important to seek health care.
Grades 6-8
1. Analyze the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.
2. Describe the interrelationship of emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health in adolescence.
3. Analyze how the environment impacts personal health.
4. Describe how family history can impact personal health.
5. Describe ways to reduce or prevent injuries and other adolescent health problems.
6. Explain how appropriate health care can promote personal health.
7. Describe the benefits of and barriers to practicing healthy behaviors.
8. Examine the likelihood of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.
9. Examine the potential seriousness of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.
National Health Education Standard 2
Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Grades Pre K-2
1. Identify how the family influences personal health practices and behaviors.
2. Identify how the school can support personal health practices and behaviors.
3. Describe how the media can influence health behaviors.
Grades 3-5
1. Describe how the family influences personal health practices and behaviors.
2. Identify the influence of culture on personal health practices and behaviors.
3. Identify how peers can influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
4. Describe how the school and community can support personal health practices and behaviors.
5. Explain how the media influence thoughts, feelings, and health behaviors.
6. Describe ways technology can influence personal health.
Grades 6-8
1. Examine how the family influences the health of adolescents.
2. Describe the influence of culture of health beliefs, practices, and behaviors.
3. Describe how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
4. Analyze how the school and community can impact personal health practices and behaviors.
5. Analyze how messages from media influence health behaviors.
6. Analyze the influence of technology on personal and family health.
7. Explain how the perceptions of norms influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
8. Analyze the influence of personal values and beliefs on individual health practices and behaviors.
9. Describe how some health-risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.
10. Explain how social and public health policies can influence health promotion and disease prevention.
National Health Education Standard 3
Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products and services to enhance health.
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National Health Education Standard 4
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
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National Health Education Standard 5
Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
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National Health Education Standard 6
Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
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National Health Education Standard 7
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce risks.
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National Health Education Standard 8
Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.
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