HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Learning Objectives

Content / Method  / Materials

Strategy for Evaluation

Expected Levels of Achievement


The students will be able to practice basic hygiene routines.

Use daily hygiene routines (such as washing hands, using tissues, covering nose and mouth when sneezing); discussion of medicine uses; discuss roles of health professionals; discuss importance of eating well, sleeping, and exercising; centers; food pyramids; big books

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of practicing hygiene routines


The students will be able to identify medicine and know that it is used to stay healthy.

Use daily hygiene routines (such as washing hands, using tissues, covering nose and mouth when sneezing); discussion of medicine uses; discuss roles of health professionals; discuss importance of eating well, sleeping, and exercising; centers; food pyramids; big books

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

85% achievement of identifying use of medicines


The students will be able to discuss how people stay healthy and fundamental actives for good health.

Use daily hygiene routines (such as washing hands, using tissues, covering nose and mouth when sneezing); discussion of medicine uses; discuss roles of health professionals; discuss importance of eating well, sleeping, and exercising; centers; food pyramids; big books

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of discussing healthy life styles


The students will be able to identify and locate body parts and identify specific practices that support body development and function.

Use songs and games; classification cards; puzzles; dolls; create outlines of the body; books

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of locating and identifying parts of the body


The students will be able to identify and follow basic safety rules, how people keep us safe, and consequences of unsafe behaviors.

Use charts/posters; books; fire and emergency evacuations; class guest such as firefighter/police officer

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

100% achievement of identifying benefits of safety


The students will be able to name healthy foods and classify foods by their food group.

Use picture/object sorts (healthy/unhealthy foods); food pyramid; charts/posters; provide healthy ethnic foods for students

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of responding to music


The students will be able to combine large motor movements with the use of equipment, and demonstrate coordination of body and movement.

Use bean bag/ball overhand throw; catching; pull/push wagons; ride tricycles; swings, tunnels; run; songs;

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of coordination and movement


The students will be able to demonstrate balance while moving on large motor equipment.

Use various activities such as hopping, running, jumping, dancing; balance beam; walk on tip toes; movement games; kick a ball

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of coordination and movement


The students will be able to use hands, fingers, and wrists to manipulate objects and practice manual self help skills.

Use buttoning frames, bow tying frames, lacing frames, zipping frames, safety pin frame, buckling frames, Velcro frames’ polishing, cleaning (small brooms); pouring; spooning; sewing; cutting (scissors); tongs/tweezers

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of representing through art


The students will be able to coordinate eye and hand movements to perform a task.

Use buttoning frames, bow tying frames, lacing frames, zipping frames, safety pin frame, buckling frames, Velcro frames’ polishing, cleaning (small brooms); pouring; spooning; sewing; cutting (scissors); tongs/tweezers; tools to pour

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of coordination and movement


The students will be able to use writing and drawing implements with correct grip to make pictures and use classroom/household tools to accomplish a purpose.

Use buttoning frames, bow tying frames, lacing frames, zipping frames, safety pin frame, buckling frames, Velcro frames’ polishing, cleaning (small brooms); pouring; spooning; sewing; cutting (scissors); tongs/tweezers; tools to pour; metal insets

Teacher modeling, teacher observation, and participation

90% achievement of coordination and movement