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Health Education: Elementary Grades
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Health Education at the elementary (K-5) level is guided by the benchmarks for each grade level. These can be found on our Curriculum Benchmarks page. This page provides additonal materials re;\lated to curriculum projects that are used in helping students meet the benchmarks.

The documents on this page are in PDF format and can be opened and printed using the free Adobe Reader software.

Great Body Shop (Grades K-5)
The Great Body Shop is a comprehensive, research-based health, substance abuse and violence prevention curriculum program offered in the elementary grades (K-5). For more information, see the Great Body Shop web site.

Responsive Classroom (Grades K-5)
The Responsive Classroom is a is a research-based curriculum program that fosters safe classrooms and schools. It is used in grades K through 5. For more information, see the Responsive Classroom web site.

Online Article


Letter to Parents (PDF: 2 pages)

Open Circle (Grades 3-5)
The Open Circle is a curriculum program for social and emotional learning. For more information, visit the Open Circle web site.

Sample Lessons

Gade 3: Being Calm (PDF: 5 pages)

Health Promotion Wave (Grades K-12)
Health Promotion Wave (HPW) is an interactive, skill-based, curriculum that follows CDC guidelines, is research based, and has been proven to be effective at changing the attitudes and behaviors of students participating in the program. For more information, see the Health Promotion Wave web site.