Health Competencies

Overarching Competency: Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being.

Essential question: What does it mean to be healthy?

    • Approaching - student may or may not identify key factors that contribute to a healthy lifestyle i.e. exercise, nutrition, stress management, self-awareness, personal relationships, and/or community engagement.
    • Constructing - student describes and/or demonstrates how nutrition, exercise, stress management, personal relationships, and/or community engagement contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
    • Applying - student creates and promotes a balanced approach to nutrition, exercise, stress management, personal relationships and/or community engagement to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Essential question: What does it mean to be healthy?

    • Approaching - student may or may not identify key factors that contribute to a healthy lifestyle i.e. exercise, nutrition, stress management, self-awareness, personal relationships, and/or community engagement.
    • Constructing - student describes and/or demonstrates how nutrition, exercise, stress management, personal relationships, and/or community engagement contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
    • Applying - student creates and promotes a balanced approach to nutrition, exercise, stress management, personal relationships and/or community engagement to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Overarching Competency: There are many ways in which we can keep ourselves safe physically, mentally, and socially.

Essential question: What are the many ways in which I keep myself safe?

    • Approaching - student may or may not identify appropriate safety procedures and/or choices.
    • Constructing - student describes and/or makes appropriate choices to ensure their physical, mental, and social safety and the safety of those around them.
    • Applying - student assesses the safety of behaviors and/or situations in order to make appropriate decisions and adapts effective strategies to keep themselves and others physically, mentally and socially safe.