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Topic: Emotional health 

Health

 Standard 3.  Understands the relationship of family health to individual health
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Knows how the family influences personal health (e.g., physical, psychological, social)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how the family influences one’s personal health
     2.Knows how the family influences one’s physical health
     3.Knows how the family influences one’s psychological health
     4.Knows how the family influences one’s social health
 Standard 4.  Knows how to maintain mental and emotional health
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Identifies and shares feelings in appropriate ways
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies feelings in appropriate ways
     2.Shares feelings in appropriate ways
     3.Knows appropriate ways to identify feelings
     4.Knows appropriate ways to share feelings
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Knows the relationships between physical health and mental health
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that a connection exists between physical and mental health
   Benchmark 2.Knows common sources of stress for children and ways to manage stress
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows common sources of stress for children
     2.Knows ways that children can manage stress
   Benchmark 3.Knows how mood changes and strong feelings affect thoughts and behavior, and how they can be managed successfully
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how mood changes affect thoughts
     2.Knows how strong feelings affect thoughts
     3.Knows how mood changes affect behavior
     4.Knows how strong feelings affect behavior
     5.Knows how mood changes can be managed successfully
     6.Knows how strong feelings can be managed successfully
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Knows strategies to manage stress and feelings caused by disappointment, separation, or loss (e.g., talking over problems with others, understanding that feelings of isolation and depression will pass, examining the situation leading to the feelings)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows strategies to manage stress caused by disappointment
     2.Knows strategies to manage feelings of disappointment
     3.Knows strategies to manage stress caused by separation
     4.Knows strategies to manage feelings of separation
     5.Knows strategies to manage stress caused by loss
     6.Knows strategies to manage feelings of loss
     7.Knows that talking over problems with others can help one can manage stress caused by disappointment
     8.Knows that talking over problems with others can help one can manage stress caused by separation
     9.Knows that talking over problems with others can help one can manage stress caused by loss
     10.Knows that talking over problems with others can help one can manage feelings of disappointment
     11.Knows that talking over problems with others can help one can manage feelings of separation
     12.Knows that talking over problems with others can help one can manage feelings of loss
     13.Knows that by understanding feelings of isolation and depression will pass, one can manage stress caused by disappointment
     14.Knows that by understanding feelings of isolation and depression will pass, one can manage stress caused by separation
     15.Knows that by understanding feelings of isolation and depression will pass, one can manage stress caused by loss
     16.Knows that by understanding feelings of isolation and depression will pass, one can manage feelings of disappointment
     17.Knows that by understanding feelings of isolation and depression will pass, one can manage feelings of separation
     18.Knows that by understanding feelings of isolation and depression will pass, one can manage feelings of loss
     19.Knows that examining the situation leading to the feelings can help one manage stress caused by disappointment
     20.Knows that examining the situation leading to the feelings can help one manage stress caused by separation
     21.Knows that examining the situation leading to the feelings can help one manage stress caused by loss
     22.Knows that examining the situation leading to the feelings can help one manage feelings of disappointment
     23.Knows that examining the situation leading to the feelings can help one manage feelings of separation
     24.Knows that examining the situation leading to the feelings can help one manage feelings of loss
   Benchmark 2.Knows characteristics and conditions associated with positive self-esteem
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the characteristics of positive self-esteem
     2.Knows the conditions associated with positive self-esteem
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows strategies for coping with and overcoming feelings of rejection, social isolation, and other forms of stress
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows strategies for coping with feelings of rejection
     2.Knows strategies for overcoming feelings of rejection
     3.Knows strategies for coping with social isolation
     4.Knows strategies for overcoming social isolation
     5.Knows strategies for coping with various forms of stress
     6.Knows strategies for overcoming various forms of stress
   Benchmark 3.Understands the role of denial as a negative influence on mental and emotional health, and ways to overcome denial and seek assistance when needed
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the role of denial as a negative influence on mental health
     2.Understands the role of denial as a negative influence on emotional health
     3.Knows ways to overcome denial
     4.Knows where to seek assistance when trying to overcome denial
 Standard 5.  Knows essential concepts and practices concerning injury prevention and safety
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 4.Knows ways to seek assistance if worried, abused, or threatened (e.g., physically, emotionally, sexually)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows ways to seek assistance if worried
     2.Knows ways to seek assistance if abused
     3.Knows ways to seek assistance if threatened
     4.Knows way to seek assistance if emotionally worried
     5.Knows way to seek assistance if emotionally abused
     6.Knows ways to seek assistance if worried about a physical situation
     7.Knows ways to seek assistance if physically abused
     8.Knows ways to seek assistance if physically threatened
     9.Knows ways to seek assistance if worried about a sexual situation
     10.Knows ways to seek assistance if sexually abused
     11.Knows ways to seek assistance if sexually threatened
 Standard 10.  Understands the fundamental concepts of growth and development
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 4.Knows strategies for coping with concerns and stress related to the changes that occur during adolescence
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows strategies for coping with concerns related to the changes that occur during adolescence
     2.Knows strategies for coping with stress related to the changes that occur during adolescence