National Health Education Standards — Grade 1


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1.1.1

Identify that healthy behaviors impact personal health.

1.1.2

Recognize that there are multiple dimensions of health.

1.1.3

Describe ways to prevent communicable diseases.

1.1.4

List ways to prevent common childhood injuries.

1.1.5

Describe why it is important to seek health care.

2.1.1

Identify how the family influences personal health practices and behaviors.

2.1.2

Identify what the school can do to support personal health practices and behaviors.

2.1.3

Describe how the media can influence health behaviors.

3.1.1

Identify trusted adults and professionals who can help promote health.

3.1.2

Identify ways to locate school and community health helpers.

4.1.1

Demonstrate healthy ways to express needs, wants, and feelings.

4.1.2

Demonstrate listening skills to enhance health.

4.1.3

Demonstrate ways to respond in an unwanted, threatening, or dangerous situation.

4.1.4

Demonstrate ways to tell a trusted adult if threatened or harmed.

5.1.1

Identify situations when a health-related decision is needed.

5.1.2

Differentiate between situations when a health-related decision can be made individually or when assistance is needed.

6.1.1

Identify a short-term personal health goal and take action toward achieving the goal.

6.1.2

Identify who can help when assistance is needed to achieve a personal health goal.

7.1.1

Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors to maintain or improve personal health.

7.1.2

Demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks.

8.1.1

Make requests to promote personal health.

8.1.2

Encourage peers to make positive health choices.