Personal Health and Lifestyle
Grade 6 Summary
Topic 1: Personal Hygiene
Essential Question: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Topic 2: Nutrition
Essential Question: How can I analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media and technology on personal nutrition behaviors?
I can describe the benefits of healthful eating including the five food groups and drinking water. (1)
I can demonstrate how to effectively use MyPlate. (1)
I can demonstrate how to select variety and proper proportions of food (2)
I can determine strategies for overcoming barriers to healthful eating. (2)
I can examine how my family influences my health in terms of nutrition. (2)
I can describe how peers can influence my healthy and unhealthy nutrition behaviors. (2)
I can explain the influence of personal values and beliefs on my nutrition practices and behaviors. (2)
Topic 3: Mental Health
Essential Question: How can I identify the skills needed to advocate for personal, family, and community mental health?
I can identify behaviors and symptoms of stress, depression.. (8)
I can assess stressors and identify coping strategies to reduce stress. (8)
I can identify my personal assets and strengths to develop a positive self image. (8)
I can express needs, wants, and feelings appropriately. (8)
I can identify positive ways to express emotions. (8)
I can identify ways to manage and reduce anger and conflict. (8)
Topic 4: Digital Citizenship
Essential Question: How can I find balance in a digital world and demonstrate responsible media use.
I can demonstrate healthy habits when using technology. (3)
I can assess message cues to identify examples of online phishing. (3)
I can debate the benefits and drawbacks of having multiple social media accounts. (3)
I can identify what information is safe to share with different online friends. (3)
I can identify de-escalation strategies for dealing with digital drama. (3)
I can reflect on how digital drama can affect not only oneself but also those around us. (3)