Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Health Education Grade 8

Healthy Relationships

Specific Expectations

8.6 identify healthy and unhealthy relationships and demonstrate assertiveness skills to communicate thoughts and feelings within primary relationships

8.7 examine the role of bystander in cases where a peer/friend is experiencing emotional, physical, psychological harm and practise scenarios that show support and help

8.8 practise the ability to listen to a peer to understand another’s needs and circumstances, express understanding, and support them in getting help in relation to physical, mental, and social health concerns

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Healthy Community

Specific Expectations

8.13 assess the benefits and risks of online technology and make healthy and responsible decisions that reduce the risk of exploitation and victimization

8.14 examine the media portrayal of sexual orientation

8.15 critically analyze industry’s impact on body image and healthy eating

8.16 examine the impacts of substance use and gambling, both legally sanctioned and illegal activities have on communities

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