Kentucky - HE K-12 curriculum—safety and injury prevention (MS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
standard
Summary: 

State law addresses safety and injury.

Kentucky Academic Standards for Middle School Health Education

3.PL-6-S: Safety (Health Education)

Big Idea:

Accidents are a major cause of injury and death to children and adolescents. Unintentional injuries involving motor vehicles, falls, drowning, fires, firearms, and poisons can occur at home, school and work. Safe behavior protects a person from danger and lessens the effects of harmful situations.

Academic Expectations

2.31 Students demonstrate the knowledge and skills they need to remain physically healthy and to accept responsibility for their own physical well-being

2.33 Students demonstrate the skills to evaluate and use services and resources available in their community

3.2 Students will demonstrate the ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle

4.3 Students individually demonstrate consistent, responsive and caring behavior

4.4 Students demonstrate the ability to accept the rights and responsibilities for self and others

5.1 Students use skills such as analyzing, prioritizing, categorizing, evaluating and comparing to solve a variety of problems in real-life situations

5.4 Students use a decision-making process to make informed decisions among options


Kentucky Academic Standards for Middle School Health Education

3.PL-7-S: Safety (Health Education)

Big Idea:

Accidents are a major cause of injury and death to children and adolescents. Unintentional injuries involving motor vehicles, falls, drowning, fires, firearms, and poisons can occur at home, school and work. Safe behavior protects a person from danger and lessens the effects of harmful situations.

Academic Expectations

2.31 Students demonstrate the knowledge and skills they need to remain physically healthy and to accept responsibility for their own physical well-being

2.33 Students demonstrate the skills to evaluate and use services and resources available in their community

3.2 Students will demonstrate the ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle

4.3 Students individually demonstrate consistent, responsive and caring behavior

4.4 Students demonstrate the ability to accept the rights and responsibilities for self and others

5.1 Students use skills such as analyzing, prioritizing, categorizing, evaluating and comparing to solve a variety of problems in real-life situations

5.4 Students use a decision-making process to make informed decisions among options

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