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Health & Wellness: Grade 6

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Below are google slide shows, worksheets, videos and information packets on our sixth grade Health topics. We build on each of these topics in health and wellness throughout 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.  

Personal Hygiene & Health Promotion

Mental Health & Advocacy

Nutrition & Accessing Valid Information

Digital Citizenship & Analyzing Influences

6th Grade Curriculum

Grade 6 Summary

Topic 1:  Personal Hygiene

    Essential Question:  Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

    Learning Targets:

  • I can explain the importance of hand washing, bathing, clean clothing, and clean hair. (1)
  • I can demonstrate effective oral care and effective hand washing. (1)
  • I can identify the benefits of regular dental check-ups. (1)
  • I can explain the importance of using sunscreen and wearing protective clothing.  (1)

Topic 2:  Nutrition

     Essential Question:  How can I access valid information and health promoting products and services related to nutrition?

     Learning Targets:

  • 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?

    Learning Targets:

  • 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.

    Learning Targets:

  • 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)

Mental Health

Mental Health Lesson

Mental Health Powerpoint

Nutrition Slides

Mental Health Assignment

Project Guidelines

Powerpoint Template




Nutrition Lesson

Nutrition Lesson

Nutrition Powerpoint


Bill Nye Youtube Video


Video Questions