La. Admin. Code tit. 28 § LIX-515

Current through Register Vol. 47, No. 12, December 20, 2021
Section LIX-515 - Grade 6 Grade-Level Expectations
A. Standard 1. Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
1. Benchmark 1-M-1-describe interrelationships among physical, intellectual, emotional and social health.
a. 1-M-1.1 Identify and categorize behaviors that can affect physical, intellectual, emotional and social health.
b. 1-M-1.2-analyze the physical, intellectual, emotional and social benefits of eating breakfast daily.
2. Benchmark 1-M-2-describe the relationship between positive health behaviors and the prevention of injury, illness, disease, and premature death.
a. 1-M-2.1-distinguish between health knowledge and practicing healthy behaviors.
b. 1-M-2.2-relate correct portion sizes and number of servings to energy needs.
3. Benchmark 1-M-3-analyze high risk behaviors to determine their impact on wellness.
a. 1-M-3.1 -examine the likelihood and seriousness of injury or illness if engaging in risky behaviors.
4. Benchmark 1-M-4-use appropriate strategies to prevent/reduce risk and promote well-being.
a. 1-M-4.1-explain how preventive health care can reduce risk of premature death and disability.
b. 1-M-4.2-analyze the harmful effect of engaging in unscientific diet practices to lose or gain weight.
B. Standard 2. Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
1. Benchmark 2-M-1-describe the influence of others on health beliefs, practices and behaviors.
a. 2-M-1.1-identify the influences on personal values, beliefs and perceived norms.
b. 2-M-1.2-examine how parents and family influence health practices.
c. 2-M-1.3-analyze how the school can affect personal health practices and behaviors.
2. Benchmark 2-M-2-analyze how media and technology influence personal and family health behaviors.
a. 2-M-2.1-investigate the impact of media (e.g., television, newspaper, billboards, magazines, Internet) on positive and negative health behaviors.
b. 2-M-2.2 -describe the ways that technology affects health (e.g., video games).
c. 2-M-2.3-describe the influence of culture and media on body image and eating disorders.
3. Benchmark 2-M-3-explain the influence of personal values and beliefs on individual health practices and behaviors.
a. 2-M-3.1-discuss personal beliefs about participating in healthy behaviors.
b. 2-M-3.2-identify barriers and opportunities to engaging in healthy behaviors (e.g., physical activity and healthy nutritional practices).
C. Standard 3. Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products and services to enhance health.
1. Benchmark 3-M-1 -utilize resources at home, school and community to access valid health information and services.
a. 3-M-1.1-differentiate credible vs. non-credible sources of health information (e.g., internet, trusted adult, healthcare professionals).
b. 3-M-1.2-evaluate functions of community health agencies and professional health services.
c. 3-M-1.3-interpret the nutrition information available on the Nutrition Facts panel of food labels.
d. 3-M-1.4-use nutrition information to differentiate between nutrient dense foods and low nutrient foods.
D. Standard 4. Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
1. Benchmark 4-M-1-demonstrate healthy ways to express needs, wants, feelings and respect of self and others.
a. 4-M-1.1-role play verbal and non-verbal communication skills to enhance health.
b. 4-M-1.2-practice the use of "I" messages when expressing needs, wants and feelings.
c. 4-M-1.3-demonstrate how to refuse less nutritious foods and extra servings in social settings.
2. Benchmark 4-M-2 -demonstrate how to ask for assistance to enhance the health of self and others.
a. 4-M-2.1-role-play seeking assistance from trusted health resources in the school or community.
3. Benchmark 4-M-3-demonstrate effective conflict management or resolution strategies.
a. 4-M-3.1-differentiate between negative and positive behaviors used in conflict situations (e.g., compromise, avoidance, mediation, assertive/aggressive, non-violent behaviors).
4. Benchmark 4-M-4-exhibit characteristics needed to be a responsible friend and family member.
a. 4-M-4.1-identify qualities of healthy relationships (e.g., respect, trust, honesty, support, communication).
E. Standard 5. Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
1. Benchmark 5-M-1 -discuss how emotional health affects decision making.
a. 5-M-1.1-examine how emotional health can affect decision making.
2. Benchmark 5-M-2-determine when health-related situations require the application of a thoughtful decision-making process.
a. 5-M-2.1-relate the steps of a decision-making model as it applies to health-related decisions.
b. 5-M-2.2-examine the role of decision making in maintaining personal fitness, blood pressure, weight and body mass index.
F. Standard 6. Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
1. Benchmark 6-M-1 -identify goals to adopt, maintain or improve a personal health practice.
a. 6-M-1.1-assess personal health practices and health status.
b. 6-M-1.2-set a goal and describe steps needed to attain goal.
c. 6-M-1.3-develop practical solutions for removing barriers to practicing healthy lifestyles.
G. Standard 7. Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
1. Benchmark 7-M-1 -demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.
a. 7-M-1.1-complete a personal health assessment to determine health strengths and risks (e.g., physical activity, nutrition, stress, bullying).
b. 7-M-1.2-plan a class party or family meal that meets dietary guidelines.
2. Benchmark 7-M-2 -demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.
a. 7-M-2.1-describe how to avoid threatening situations (e.g., inappropriate touch, bullying).
b. 7-M-2.2-identify safe ways to report abuse.
H. Standard 8. Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family and community health.
1. Benchmark 8-M-1 -analyze various communication methods to accurately express health ideas and opinions.
a. 8-M-1.1-identify communication techniques to persuade or support a health-enhancing issue.
2. Benchmark 8-M-2 -demonstrate how to influence and support others to make positive health choices.
a. 8-M-2.1-demonstrate effective persuasion skills to encourage healthy behaviors.

La. Admin. Code tit. 28, § LIX-515

Promulgated by the Department of Education, Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 37:2109 (July 2011).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:24.4 et seq.