Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
Rationale: Research confirms that practicing health-enhancing behaviors can contribute to a positive quality of life. In addition, many diseases and injuries can be prevented by reducing harmful and risk-taking behaviors. This standard promotes the acceptance of personal responsibility for health and encourages the practice of healthy behaviors.
|7.2.1||Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors to maintain or improve personal health.|
|7.2.2||Demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks.|
|7.5.1||Identify responsible personal health behaviors.|
|7.5.2||Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors to maintain or improve personal health.|
|7.5.3||Demonstrate a variety of behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks.|
|7.8.1||Explain the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health behaviors.|
|7.8.2||Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.|
|7.8.3||Demonstrate behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.|
|7.12.1||Analyze the role of individual responsibility for enhancing health.|
|7.12.2||Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.|
|7.12.3||Demonstrate a variety of behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.|
* The performance indicators articulate specifically what students should know or be able to do in support of each standard by the conclusion of each of the following grade spans: Pre-K–Grade 2; Grade 3–Grade 5; Grade 6–Grade 8; and Grade 9–Grade 12. The performance indicators serve as a blueprint for organizing student assessment.