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Grade 4 – Resources by Grade Level
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A Day in the Life of a Healthy Me Developed by Mia Olson and Kathy Fowler Health Education – USC 4.1 (Perspective: Sharing What It Means to Be Healthy) Physical Education – PE 4.1 English Language Arts – CR 4.3, CC 4.1 Guiding question: How do I decide what healthy eating and healthy levels of physical activity look like for me? During this learning...

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Kindergarten – Resources by Grade Level
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Washing Up Developed by: Shelley Barthel and Claire Castle Health Education – USCK.3 (Perspective: Wondering About Health) English Language Arts – CRK.1 (Comprehend and Respond) Arts Education – CPK.1 (Creative/Productive) Guiding question: How does taking care of me help others? Gather in an area of the classroom. Ask students “Why do we wash our hands?” Lead them to an understanding that there are always...

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Sexual Health
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Sexual Health

Jul 21, 2014

Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to develop a healthy sense of self, consider strategies for nurturing healthy relationships and resolving/managing conflict, explore the physical, social, spiritual, and emotional changes of puberty, consider the impact of violence and cycles of abuse, and analyze the social, cultural, and environmental influences and supports for sexual health. Learning opportunities inform...

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Safety in a Variety of Environments
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to develop safe pedestrian/street behaviours, acquire basic first aid knowledge, consider the importance of taking responsibility for one’s actions, develop assertiveness skills to manage peer pressure, and develop strategies to reduce risk and promote safety in a variety of environments/situations. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and action to support safe practices to...

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Physical Activity
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Physical Activity

Jul 21, 2014

Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider the role of physical activity on the health and development of the mind, body, and immune system, examine what physical activity means for pre/adolescence, and plan and engage in movement activities. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and action related to physical activity to support wellness. At different grade levels, many...

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Mental and Spiritual Health, Positive Identity and Healthy Sense of Self
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider the importance of nurturing the spiritual dimension of the inner self, examine the connection between personal identity and well-being, analyze how body image satisfaction/dissatisfaction affects quality of life for self and family, and refine strategies to develop a positive self image and manage stress. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and...

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Impact of Violence on Health and Well-being
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider the difference between real and fictional violence and the influence of both on health and well-being, examine the impact of violence and cycles of abuse on holistic well-being for self, family, and community, and identify tragic death and suicide as distressing issues and supports that exist in the community...

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Illness, Disease, and Infections (including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C)
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider how health is affected by illness and disease, analyze the influence of traditional healing and current Western medical advances in the prevention/management of health challenges, examine how infectious diseases challenge holistic well-being and influence identities, investigate how non-curable infections are transmitted, and consider the stigma for those living with...

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Healthy Relationships with Others and the Environment
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider the importance and influence of relationships on self, others, and the environment, manage peer pressure, examine the impact of prejudice, stereotypes, and bias on relationships, and develop interpersonal skills. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and action to nurture healthy relationships at home, at school, and in the community. At different...

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Healthy Eating
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Healthy Eating

Jul 21, 2014

Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider how healthy eating influences personal health and well-being in different stages of life, investigate the impact of healthy eating on the body and immune system, analyze personal eating practices and needs, and evaluate food policies. Learning opportunities inform decision-making and action related to healthy eating at home, at school,...

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Addictions, Helpful/Harmful Substances
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Overview of Concept In K-9 Health Education and Wellness 10, students have opportunities to consider how the misuse of helpful and the use of harmful substances affects the health of self and others, analyze the health, economic, and social supports and challenges of addictions, consider the influence of health promotions and advertising, and develop assertiveness skills to manage peer pressure. Learning opportunities inform decision-making...

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Grade 9 – Resources by Grade Level
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Grade 9 Curriculum Food In the Community Developed by: Shelley Barthel Health Education – USC9.5, DM9.10 (Perspective: Promote Health) Social Studies – IN9.4 Canada’s Food Guide is often used to inform healthy eating and food policies. Analyze the origins of Canada’s Food Guide and the changes that have been made through the years leading to the current Food Guide and Food Guide for First...

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