Nevada - Teaching skills for healthy lifestyles: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law requires teaching knowledge, attitudes, and skills for making health-promoting decisions and healthy behaviors.

Nevada Administrative Code 389.2938. Third through fifth grades: Health.

Instruction in third grade, fourth grade and fifth grade in health must be designed so that pupils meet the following performance standards by the completion of the fifth grade:

  1. Comprehend concepts related to the promotion of health and the prevention of disease to enhance health...

  2. Access reliable health information, products and services to enhance health...

  3. Practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid and reduce health risks...

  4. Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors on behaviors concerning health...

  5. Use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and to reduce or avoid health risks...

  6. Use goal-setting skills to enhance health...

  7. Promote and support personal, family and community health...

  8. Use decision-making skills to enhance health...


Nevada Administrative Code 389.381 Sixth through eighth grades: Health.

Instruction in sixth grade, seventh grade and eighth grade in health must be designed so that pupils meet the following performance standards by the completion of the eighth grade:

  1. Comprehend concepts related to the promotion of health and the prevention of disease to enhance health...

  2. Access reliable health information, products and services to enhance health...

  3. Practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid and reduce health risks...

  4. Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors on behaviors concerning health...

  5. Use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and to reduce or avoid health risks...

  6. Use goal-setting skills to enhance health...

  7. Promote and support personal, family and community health...

  8. Use decision-making skills to enhance health...


Nevada Administrative Code 389.455 Health.

Instruction in high school in health must be designed so that pupils meet the following performance standards by the completion of high school:

  1. Comprehend concepts related to the promotion of health and the prevention of disease to enhance health...

  2. Access reliable health information, products and services to enhance health...

  3. Practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid and reduce health risks...

  4. Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors on behaviors concerning health...

  5. Use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and to reduce or avoid health risks...

  6. Use goal-setting skills to enhance health...

  7. Promote and support personal, family and community health...

  8. Use decision-making skills to enhance health...

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