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G R A D E     K   -  4    

NPH-H.K-4.1 HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention.--
  • Describe relationships between personal health behaviors and individual well being.
  • Identify indicators of mental, emotional, social, and physical health during childhood.
  • Describe the basic structure and functions of the human body systems.
  • Describe how the family influences personal health.
  • Describe how physical, social, and emotional environments influence personal health.
  • Identify common health problems of children.
  • Identify health problems that should be detected and treated early.
  • Explain how childhood injuries and illnesses can be prevented or treated.
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NPH-H.K-4.2 HEALTH INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Students will identify characteristics of valid health information nd health-promoting products and services.--
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate resourcesfrom home, school and community that provide valid health information.
  • Explain how media influences the selection of health information, products and services.
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate school and community health helpers.
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NPH-H.K-4.3 REDUCING HEALTH RISKS
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks--
  • Identify responsible health behaviors.
  • Identify personal health needs.
  • Compare behaviors that are safe to those that are risky or harmful.
  • Demonstrate strategies to improve or maintain personal health.
  • Develop injury prevention and management strategies for personal health.
  • Demonstrate ways to avoid and reduce threatening situations.
  • Apply skills to manage stress.
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NPH-H.K-4.4 INFLUENCES ON HEALTH
Students will analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health--
  • Describe how culture influences personal health behaviors.
  • Explain how media influences thoughts, feelings, and health behaviors.
  • Describe ways technology can influence personal health.
  • Explain how information from school and family influences health.
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NPH-H.K-4.5 USING COMMUNICATION SKILLS TO PROMOTE HEALTH
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health--
  • Distinguish between verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Describe characteristics needed to be a responsible friend and family member.
  • Demonstrate healthy ways to express needs, wants, and feelings.
  • Demonstrate ways to communicate care, consideration, and respect of self and others.
  • Demonstrate attentive listening skills to build and maintain healthy relationships.
  • Demonstrate refusal skills to enhance health.
  • Differentiate between negative and positive behaviors used in conflict situations.
  • Demonstrate non-violent strategies to resolve conflicts.
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NPH-H.K-4.6 SETTING GOALS FOR GOOD HEALTH
Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting and decision-making skills to enhance health--
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply a decision-making process to health issues and problems.
  • Explain when to ask for assistance in making health-related decisions and setting health goals.
  • Predict outcomes of positive health decisions.
  • Set a personal health goal and track progress toward its achievement.
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NPH-H.K-4.7 HEALTH ADVOCACY
Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health--
  • Describe a variety of methods to convey accurate health information and ideas.
  • Express information and opinions about health issues.
  • Identify community agencies that advocate for healthy individuals, families, and communities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to influence and support others in making positive health choices.
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