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Comprehensive Health Education in Grade 1

Safety and Injury Prevention

Standard

Maryland State Curriculum Content Standard 5:  Students will demonstrate the ability to apply prevention and intervention knowledge, skills, and processes to promote safe living in the home, school, and community.

Performance Indicators

A. Emergencies 
 5.1.A.1.  Describe how to respond appropriately to emergency situations.   

5.1.A.1.a.

Describe how to respond to an emergency, for example tell an adult and call 911.

B. Safety Rules and Procedures 
5.1.B.1.  Identify ways to be safe when outdoors.   

5.1.B.1.a.

Demonstrate crossing the street safely.
 5.1.B.5.  Identify ways to stay safe around animals. 

5.1.B.5.a

Show precautions to take around animals.

5.1.B.5.b

Demonstrate steps for approaching pets or other animals safely.
 5.1.B.6.  Identify ways to stay safe at home.   

5.1.B.6.a.

List ways to be safe in the kitchen. 

5.1.B.6.b.

Create a list of products in the house that can be harmful.
C. Harassment 
5.1.C.1.  Identify the characteristics of a bully. 

5.1.C.1.a. 

Describe examples of teasing.

5.1.C.1.b. 

Discuss examples of bullying including pushing/shoving (physical) and verbal threats.

5.1.C.1.c. 

Identify examples of bullying/teasing in the media
5.1.C.2.   Define and identify telling and tattling. 

5.1.C.2.a.

Distinguish the difference between telling and tattling.
D. Abuse and Assault 
 5.1.D.1.  Identify ways to stay safe from strangers.   

5.1.D.1.a

Model actions to stay safe around strangers.

 

 

 

 

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