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Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Standards Learning Progressions

2.1 Wellness All students will acquire health promotion concepts and skills to support a healthy, active lifestyle.
A. Personal Growth and Development :
Preschool By the end of Grade 2 By the end of Grade 4 By the end of Grade 6 By the end of Grade 8 By the end of Grade 12
Content: Developing self-help skills and personal hygiene skills promotes healthy habits.

2.1.P.A.1 Develop an awareness of healthy habits (e.g., use clean tissues, wash hands, handle food hygienically, brush teeth, and dress appropriately for the weather).
Content: Health-enhancing behaviors contribute to wellness.

2.1.2.A.1 Explain what being “well” means and identify self-care practices that support wellness.
Content: The dimensions of wellness are interrelated and impact overall personal well-being.

2.1.4.A.1 Explain the physical, social, emotional, and mental dimensions of personal wellness and how they interact.
Content: Staying healthy is a lifelong process that includes all dimensions of wellness.

2.1.6.A.1 Explain how health data can be used to assess and improve each dimension of personal wellness.
Content: Developing and maintaining wellness requires ongoing evaluation of factors impacting health and modifying lifestyle behaviors accordingly.

2.1.8.A.1 Assess and apply health data to enhance each dimension of personal wellness.
Content: Developing and maintaining wellness requires ongoing evaluation of factors impacting health and modifying lifestyle behaviors accordingly.

2.1.12.A.1 Analyze the role of personal responsibility in maintaining and enhancing personal, family, community, and global wellness.
Content: Developing self-help skills and personal hygiene skills promotes healthy habits.

2.1.P.A.2 Demonstrate emerging self-help skills (e.g., develop independence when pouring, serving, and using utensils and when dressing and brushing teeth).
Content: Health-enhancing behaviors contribute to wellness.

2.1.2.A.2 Use correct terminology to identify body parts, and explain how body parts work together to support wellness.
Content: The dimensions of wellness are interrelated and impact overall personal well-being.

2.1.4.A.2 Determine the relationship of personal health practices and behaviors on an individual’s body systems.
Content: Staying healthy is a lifelong process that includes all dimensions of wellness.

2.1.6.A.2 Relate how personal lifestyle habits, environment, and heredity influence growth and development in each life stage.
Content: Developing and maintaining wellness requires ongoing evaluation of factors impacting health and modifying lifestyle behaviors accordingly.

2.1.8.A.2 Compare and contrast the impact of genetics, family history, personal health practices, and environment on personal growth and development in each life stage.
Content: Developing and maintaining wellness requires ongoing evaluation of factors impacting health and modifying lifestyle behaviors accordingly.

2.1.12.A.2 Debate the social and ethical implications of the availability and use of technology and medical advances to support wellness.
Content: Staying healthy is a lifelong process that includes all dimensions of wellness.

2.1.6.A.3 Determine factors that influence the purchase of healthcare products and use of personal hygiene practices.
Content: Developing and maintaining wellness requires ongoing evaluation of factors impacting health and modifying lifestyle behaviors accordingly.

2.1.8.A.3 Relate advances in technology to maintaining and improving personal health.
Content: Developing and maintaining wellness requires ongoing evaluation of factors impacting health and modifying lifestyle behaviors accordingly.

2.1.8.A.4 Determine the impact of marketing techniques on the use of personal hygiene products, practices, and services.