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Topic: Health and relationships 

Health

 Standard 2.  Knows environmental and external factors that affect individual and community health
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 4.Understands how peer relationships affect health (e.g., name-calling, prejudice, exclusiveness, discrimination, risk-taking behaviors)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how name-calling in peer relationships affects health
     2.Understands how prejudice in peer relationships affects health
     3.Understands how exclusiveness in peer relationships affects health
     4.Understands how discrimination in peer relationships affects health
     5.Understands how risk-taking behaviors in peer relationships affect health
 Standard 3.  Understands the relationship of family health to individual health
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 2.Knows characteristics needed to be a responsible friend and family member (e.g., participating in family activities, assuming more responsibility for household tasks)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows characteristics needed to be a responsible friend
     2.Knows characteristics needed to be a responsible family member
     3.Knows that participating in family activities makes one a more responsible family member
     4.Knows that assuming more responsibility for household tasks makes one a more responsible family member
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Knows strategies that improve or maintain family health (e.g., how one's personal behavior can affect the behavior and feelings of other family members)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows strategies that improve family health
     2.Knows strategies that maintain family health
     3.Knows how one’s personal behavior can affect the behavior of other family members
     4.Knows how one’s personal behavior can affect the feelings of other family members
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the responsibilities inherent in dating relationships, marriage, and parenthood
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the inherent responsibilities in dating relationships
     2.Understands the inherent responsibilities of marriage
     3.Understands the inherent responsibilities of parenthood
 Standard 4.  Knows how to maintain mental and emotional health
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 7.Knows how attentive listening skills can be used to build and maintain healthy relationships
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows ways that attentive listening skills can be used to build healthy relationships
     2.Knows ways that attentive listening skills can be used to maintain healthy relationships
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 3.Knows appropriate ways to build and maintain positive relationships with peers, parents, and other adults (e.g., interpersonal communication)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows appropriate ways to build positive relationships with peers
     2.Knows appropriate ways to maintain positive relationships with parents
     3.Knows appropriate ways to build positive relationships with parents
     5.Knows appropriate ways to build positive relationships with adults in the community
     6.Knows appropriate ways to maintain positive relationships with adults in the community
     7.Understands the importance of interpersonal communication in building positive relationships
     8.Understands the importance of interpersonal communication in maintaining positive relationships
   Benchmark 4.Understands the difference between safe and risky or harmful behaviors in relationships
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows what is considered safe behavior in a relationship
     2.Knows what is considered risky behavior in a relationship
     3.Knows what is considered harmful behavior in a relationship