Arkansas - HE K-12 curriculum—mental and emotional health (ES): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
standard
Summary: 

State law addresses mental and emotional health.

Arkansas Physical Education and Health Educaton Curriculum Framework

Personal Health

Kindergarten

  • HW.11.K.1: Demonstrate emotions and feelings (e.g., happy, sad, excited, afraid, surprised, angry, embarrassed, proud)

    • HW.11.K.2: Recognize good and bad choices for coping

    • HW.11.K.3: Name trusted adults to notify for help (e.g., school, family, community)

Grade 1

  • HW.11.1.1: Identify personal feelings and behaviors

  • HW.11.1.2: Identify coping skills to manage emotions (e.g., count to ten when angry)

  • HW.11.1.3: Identify trusted adults to notify for help (e.g., school, family, community)

Grade 2

  • HW.11.2.1: Identify feelings and situations that trigger certain emotions

  • HW.11.2.2: Practice coping skills (e.g., role play, skits, journal)

  • HW.11.2.3: Discuss stress and identify stressful situations

Grade 3

  • HW.11.3.1: Identify unhealthy behaviors that express certain emotions and develop skills to cope effectively

  • HW.11.3.2: Identify personal stressors and positive ways to manage stress

Grade 4

  • HW.11.4.1: Demonstrate the ability to monitor personal feelings and behaviors

  • HW.11.4.2: Demonstrate ways to manage different kinds of stress (e.g., role play, journal)

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