State Standard - Health

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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. 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. 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.
A. Communication A. Communication A. Communication
1. Recognize different types of communication skills.
1. Recognize effective communication skills.
1. Recognize and apply effective communication skills.
a. Practice verbal and non-verbal methods of communication.
a. Identify verbal and non-verbal methods of communication.
a. Model verbal and non-verbal methods of communication.
  b. Demonstrate healthy ways to communicate needs, wants, emotions, opinions, and information.
 
B. Emotions B. Emotions B. Emotions
1. Recognize that emotions come from basic needs.
1. Describe how emotions influence behaviors.
1. Examine emotions and responses to various situations.
a. Relate human needs to human emotions.
a. Demonstrate the ability to modify emotional responses.
a. Identify different complex emotions, such as anxiety, frustration, doubt, grief, elation, and others.
  b. Compare helpful and harmful emotional responses.
b. Recognize the importance of expressing feelings verbally and non-verbally.
    c. Model positive verbal and non-verbal responses to various situations.
C. Components of Personal Well-being C. Components of Personal Well-being C. Components of Personal Well-being
1. Identify the components to promote personal well-being.
1. Summarize the components that promote personal well-being.
1. Develop strategies to promote components of personal well-being.
a. Identify and describe the emotional and physical human needs, such as shelter, food, water , and love.
a. Describe components of personal well-being, identified as spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional/mental, social, and environmental.
a. Investigate at least one component of personal well-being, other than physical, and develop a goal for positive self-change.
b. Identify and describe human social needs.
b. Relate components of personal well-being to personal life situations and why they are important.
 
c. Describe the social needs addressed by belonging to a group.
c. Explore ways community, family, and school contribute to liking self.
 
d. Recognize the feelings of being excluded from a group.
   
D. Decision Making D. Decision Making D. Decision Making
1. Examine the steps of the decision-making process .
1. Examine the steps in the decision-making process .
1. Apply the decision-making process to personal issues and problems.
a. Compare the difference between positive and negative consequences in age appropriate situations.
a. Explain how decisions are influenced by individuals, families, and communities.
a. Explain how decisions are influenced by individuals, families, and communities.
  b. Compare variations of the decision-making process .
b. Dramatize the decision-making process in various situations.
E. Character Traits E. Character Traits
1. Identify positive and negative character traits that contribute to one’s uniqueness.
1. Utilize strategies to demonstrate care, consideration, and respect for self and others.
a. Select and model strategies to incorporate positive character traits.
a. Develop strategies for making and keeping friends.
 
F. Stress F. Stress F. Stress
1. Recognize the factors associated with Stress experienced in school.
1. Recognize the factors associated with Stress experienced in the community.
1. Recognize time management as an effective Stress management skill.
a. Describe examples of school stressors.
a. Identify sources of Stress in the community.
a. Identify effective time management strategies.
b. Discuss symptoms of Stress .
b. Describe ways to manage social stressors.
b. Demonstrate effective time management strategies.
c. Apply strategies to reduce Stress in school.
c. Model effective strategies for Stress management.