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Content Area: Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
Content Area Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
Standard 2.1 Wellness All students will acquire health promotion concepts and skills to support a healthy, active lifestyle.
Strand D. Safety
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
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Developing an awareness of potential hazards in the environment impacts personal health and safety.
2.1.P.D.1 Use safe practices indoors and out (e.g., wear bike helmets, walk in the classroom, understand how to participate in emergency drills, and understand why car seats and seat belts are used).                                                                                                              
2.1.P.D.2 Develop an awareness of warning symbols and their meaning (e.g., red light, stop sign, poison symbol, etc.).                                                                                                              
2.1.P.D.3 Identify community helpers who assist in maintaining a safe environment.                                                                                                              
2.1.P.D.4 Know how to dial 911 for help.                                                                                                              
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Using personal safety strategies reduces the number of injuries to self and others.
2.1.2.D.1 Identify ways to prevent injuries at home, school, and in the community (e.g., fire safety, poison safety, accident prevention).                                                                                                              
2.1.2.D.2 Differentiate among the characteristics of strangers, acquaintances, and trusted adults and describe safe and appropriate behaviors/touches.                                                                                                              
2.1.2.D.3 Identify procedures associated with pedestrian, bicycle, and traffic safety.                                                                                                              
4
Identifying unsafe situations and choosing appropriate ways to reduce or eliminate risks contributes to the safety of self and others.
2.1.4.D.1 Determine the characteristics of safe and unsafe situations and develop strategies to reduce the risk of injuries at home, school, and in the community (e.g., fire safety, poison safety, accident prevention).                                                                                                              
2.1.4.D.2 Summarize the various forms of abuse and ways to get help.                                                                                                              
2.1.4.D.3 Examine the impact of unsafe behaviors when traveling in vehicles, as a pedestrian, and when using other modes of transportation.                                                                                                              
Applying first-aid procedures can minimize injury and save lives.
2.1.4.D.4 Demonstrate simple first-aid procedures for choking, bleeding, burns, and poisoning.                                                                                                              
6
Identifying unsafe situations and choosing appropriate ways to reduce or eliminate risks contributes to the safety of self and others.
2.1.6.D.1 Summarize the common causes of intentional and unintentional injuries in adolescents and related prevention strategies.                                                                                                              
2.1.6.D.2 Explain what to do if abuse is suspected or occurs.                                                                                                              
2.1.6.D.3 Summarize the components of the traffic safety system and explain how people contribute to making the system effective.                                                                                                              
Applying first-aid procedures can minimize injury and save lives.
2.1.6.D.4 Assess when to use basic first-aid procedures.                                                                                                              
8
Evaluating the potential for injury prior to engaging in unhealthy/risky behaviors impacts choices.
2.1.8.D.1 Assess the degree of risk in a variety of situations and identify strategies to reduce intentional and unintentional injuries to self and others.                                                                                                              
2.1.8.D.2 Describe effective personal protection strategies used in public places and what to do when one’s safety is compromised.                                                                                                              
2.1.8.D.3 Analyze the causes and the consequences of noncompliance with the traffic safety system.                                                                                                              
Applying first-aid procedures can minimize injury and save lives.
2.1.8.D.4 Demonstrate first-aid procedures, including victim and situation assessment, Basic Life Support, and the care of head trauma, bleeding and wounds, burns, fractures, shock, and poisoning.                                                                                                              
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Evaluating the potential for injury prior to engaging in unhealthy/risky behaviors impacts choices.
2.1.12.D.1 Determine the causes and outcomes of intentional and unintentional injuries in adolescents and young adults and propose prevention strategies.                                                                                                              
2.1.12.D.2 Explain ways to protect against abuse and all forms of assault and what to do if assaulted.                                                                                                              
2.1.12.D.3 Analyze the relationship between alcohol and drug use and the incidence of motor vehicle crashes.                                                                                                              
2.1.12.D.4 Develop a rationale to persuade peers to comply with traffic safety laws and avoid driving distractors.                                                                                                              
2.1.12.D.5 Summarize New Jersey motor vehicle laws and regulations and determine their impact on health and safety (e.g., organ/tissue donation, seatbelt use, and the use of hand-held devices).                                                                                                              
Applying first-aid procedures can minimize injury and save lives.
2.1.12.D.6 Demonstrate first-aid procedures, including Basic Life Support and automatic external defibrillation, caring for head trauma, bone and joint emergencies, caring for cold and heat injuries, and responding to medical emergencies.