Standard 1 : Core Concepts - Comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.



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General Information

Number: HE.8.C.1
Title: Core Concepts - Comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Type: Standard
Subject: Health Education
Grade: 8
Strand: Health Literacy Concepts

Related Benchmarks

This cluster includes the following benchmarks
Code Description
HE.8.C.1.2: Analyze the interrelationship between healthy/unhealthy behaviors and the dimensions of health: physical, mental/emotional, social, and intellectual.
Clarifications:
Sleep/studying for tests, road rage/vehicular crashes, bullying/depression, and healthy relationships/emotional health.
HE.8.C.1.3: Predict how environmental factors affect personal health.
Clarifications:
Heat index, air/water quality, street lights and signs, bullying, gangs, and weapons in the community.
HE.8.C.1.4: Investigate strategies to reduce or prevent injuries and other adolescent health problems.
Clarifications:
Recognize signs and symptoms of depression, accessing resources, abstinence to reduce sexually transmitted diseases, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy; places to avoid; and healthy relationship skills.
HE.8.C.1.5: Identify major chronic diseases that impact human body systems.
Clarifications:
Cancer, hypertension and coronary artery disease, asthma, and diabetes.
HE.8.C.1.6: Analyze how appropriate health care can promote personal health.
Clarifications:
Immunization for human papilloma virus and meningitis, sports physicals, and counseling for depression.
HE.8.C.1.7: Explore how heredity and family history can affect personal health.
Clarifications:
Sickle-cell anemia, heart disease, diabetes, and mental health.
HE.8.C.1.8: Anticipate the likelihood of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy/risky behaviors.
Clarifications:
Death or injury from car crashes and underage drinking/distracted driving, injuries resulting from fighting and bullying, and respiratory infections from poor hygiene.


Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

Access Point Number Access Point Title
HE.8.C.1.In.b: Describe the interrelationship between healthy behaviors and the dimensions of health (physical, mental/emotional, social, and intellectual), such as physical and social dimensions—hygiene and social relationships; intellectual, social, and physical dimensions—sexual abstinence and avoidance of disease and pregnancy; and intellectual and social dimensions—peer refusals in risky situations and social relationships.
HE.8.C.1.In.c: Describe how environmental factors can affect personal health, such as the heat index, air quality, street lights and signs, gangs, and weapons in the community.
HE.8.C.1.In.d: Identify strategies to reduce or prevent injuries and other adolescent-health problems, such as recognizing symptoms of depression and telling an adult about them, practicing abstinence to reduce sexually transmitted diseases, sexually transmitted infections, and avoiding unsafe places.
HE.8.C.1.In.e: Explain the likelihood of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy or risky behaviors, such as death or injury from drinking and driving, injuries resulting from fighting and bullying, and infections resulting from poor hygiene.
HE.8.C.1.In.f: Identify common chronic diseases that impact human body systems, such as cancer, heart disease, asthma, and diabetes.
HE.8.C.1.In.g: Describe how appropriate health care can promote personal health, such as immunizations to avoid diseases, sports physicals to reduce sports health risks, and counseling to treat depression.
HE.8.C.1.In.h: Describe ways personal health can be affected by heredity and family history, such as sickle-cell anemia, heart disease, obesity, or mental health.

Supported

Access Point Number Access Point Title
HE.8.C.1.Su.b: Identify that healthy behaviors can impact multiple dimensions of health (physical, emotional, and social), such as physical and social dimensions—hygiene and social relationships; emotional and social dimensions—peer pressure in risky situations and social relationships.
HE.8.C.1.Su.c: Describe a way an environmental factor can affect personal health, such as the heat index, air quality, street lights and signs, gangs, and weapons in the community.
HE.8.C.1.Su.d: Recognize strategies to reduce or prevent injuries and other adolescent health problems, such as recognizing symptoms of depression and telling an adult about them, practicing abstinence to reduce STDs/STIs, and avoiding unsafe places.
HE.8.C.1.Su.e: Identify likely injuries or illnesses resulting from engaging in unhealthy or risky behaviors, such as death or injury from drinking and driving, injuries resulting from fighting and bullying, and infections from poor hygiene.
HE.8.C.1.Su.f: Recognize common chronic diseases that impact human body systems, such as cancer, heart disease, asthma, and diabetes.
HE.8.C.1.Su.g: Identify how appropriate health care can promote personal health, such as immunizations to avoid diseases, sports physicals to reduce health risks, and counseling to treat depression.
HE.8.C.1.Su.h: Identify ways personal health can be affected by heredity and family history, such as sickle-cell anemia, heart disease, obesity, or mental health.

Participatory

Access Point Number Access Point Title
HE.8.C.1.Pa.b: Recognize that healthy behaviors can affect physical, mental/emotional, or social aspects of health, such as hygiene/social relationships, peer refusals in risky situations/social relationships, or sexual abstinence/avoidance of disease and pregnancy.
HE.8.C.1.Pa.c: Recognize environmental factors that affect personal health, such as the heat index and air quality.
HE.8.C.1.Pa.d: Recognize a strategy to prevent injuries and other adolescent- health problems, such as avoiding unsafe places to avoid injury.
HE.8.C.1.Pa.e: Recognize likely injuries or illnesses resulting from engaging in selected unhealthy behaviors, such as death or injury from drinking and driving, injuries resulting from fighting and bullying, and infections from poor hygiene.
HE.8.C.1.Pa.f: Recognize a common chronic disease, such as cancer, asthma, or diabetes.
HE.8.C.1.Pa.g: Recognize a way appropriate health care can promote personal health, such as immunization to avoid diseases or sports physicals to reduce health risks.
HE.8.C.1.Pa.h: Recognize a way personal health can be affected by heredity or family history.