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Using the State Curriculum: Health, Grade 5

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Mental and Emotional Health:

Health:

Standard 1.0 Mental and Emotional Health

Students will demonstrate the ability to use mental and emotional health knowledge, skills, and strategies to enhance wellness.

Topic

A. Communication

Indicator

  • 1. Recognize and apply effective communication skills.
Objective
  1. Model verbal and non-verbal methods of communication.

Topic

B. Emotions

Indicator

  • 1. Examine emotions and responses to various situations.
Objectives
  1. Identify different complex emotions, such as anxiety, frustration, doubt, grief, elation, and others.
  2. Recognize the importance of expressing feelings verbally and non-verbally.
  3. Model positive verbal and non-verbal responses to various situations.

Topic

C. Components of Personal Well-being

Indicator

  • 1. Develop strategies to promote components of personal well-being.
Objective
  1. Investigate at least one component of personal well-being, other than physical, and develop a goal for positive self-change.

Topic

D. Decision Making

Indicator

Objectives
  1. Explain how decisions are influenced by individuals, families, and communities.
  2. Dramatize the decision-making process in various situations.

Topic

F. Stress

Indicator

  • 1. Recognize time management as an effective stress management skill.
Objectives
  1. Identify effective time management strategies.
  2. Demonstrate effective time management strategies.