Elementary Health

  • Kindergarten

    Identifying healthy snacks, and learning what groups foods go in. The importance of proper handwashing 

     

    Grade 1

    Expanded discussion about the 5 food groups and which foods are included in each. The importance of exercise. Review/practice of proper handwashing, germs, disease prevention. 
     
    Units/Topics: The NYS Scope and Sequence contains specific content knowledge that is essential for young people to know in order to be safe, healthy and achieve academically. These include physical activity and nutrition, healthy bodies (i.e., hygiene, germs, disease, dental health), substance abuse (drugs/alcohol/tobacco), family life (personal body changes) and safety (sun/swimming/bike/railway/pedestrian/car/sports). Certain areas receive more emphasis at certain grade levels than others.