Outcome Chart - Yukon - Physical and Health Education 6

Big Ideas

  • We experience many changes in our lives that influence how we see ourselves and others.  
  • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional and mental well-being.  
  • Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health.  

Overall Expectations:

Healthy and Active living

  • Describe the impacts of personal choices on health and well-being
  • Analyze health messages and possible intentions to influence behaviour
  • Identify, apply, and reflect on strategies used to pursue personal healthy-living goals

Social and Community health

  • Identify and describe strategies for avoiding and/or responding to potentially unsafe, abusive, or exploitive situations
  • Describe and assess strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying
  • Describe and apply strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships
  • Explore strategies for promoting the health and well-being of the school and community

Mental Well-being

  • Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others
  • Describe and assess strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others
  • Explore and describe strategies for managing physical, emotional, and social changes during puberty and adolescence
  • Explore and describe how personal identities adapt and change in different settings and situations

Specific Expectations

Students are expected to know the following:

  • sources of health information
  • strategies to protect themselves and others from potential abuse, exploitation, and harm in a variety of settings
  • consequences of bullying, stereotyping, and discrimination
  • strategies for managing personal and social risks related to psychoactive substances and potentially addictive behaviours
  • physical, emotional, and social changes that occur during puberty and adolescence
  • influences on individual identity, including sexual identity, gender, values, and beliefs

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