Standard 7: Self Management - Demonstrate the ability to practice advocacy, health-enhancing behaviors, and avoidance or reduction of health risks for oneself.


General Information
Number: HE.8.P.7
Title: Self Management - Demonstrate the ability to practice advocacy, health-enhancing behaviors, and avoidance or reduction of health risks for oneself.
Type: Standard
Subject: Health Education
Grade: 8
Strand: Health Literacy Promotion

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Independent

HE.8.P.7.In.1
Explain the importance of assuming responsibility for personal- health behaviors—including sexual behavior—such as abstaining from sexual activity, maintaining good skin- care practices, and avoiding drug abuse.
HE.8.P.7.In.2
Explain healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve personal health and reduce health risks, such as assessing the influences of advertising, participating in various physical activities, fostering healthy relationships, setting healthy goals, being safe on the Internet, choosing healthy foods, resisting negative peer pressure, and getting adequate sleep .

Supported

HE.8.P.7.Su.1
Describe why it is important to take responsibility for personal-health behaviors—including sexual behavior—such as abstaining from sexual activity, maintaining good skin-care practices, and avoiding drug abuse.
HE.8.P.7.Su.2
Describe healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve personal health of self, and reduce health risks, such as assessing the influences of advertising, participating in various physical activities, fostering healthy relationships, setting healthy goals being safe on the Internet, choosing healthy foods, resisting negative peer pressure, and getting adequate sleep.

Participatory

HE.8.P.7.Pa.1
Recognize that it is important to take responsibility for personal-health behaviors—including sexual behavior—such as abstaining from sexual activity, maintaining good skin-care practices, and avoiding drug abuse.
HE.8.P.7.Pa.2
Identify a healthy practice and a behavior that will maintain or improve personal health of self, such as assessing the influences of advertising, participating in various physical activities, fostering healthy relationships, or setting healthy goals.

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