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Comprehensive Health Education in Grade 5

Family Life and Human Sexuality

Standard

Maryland State Curriculum Content Standard 4:  Students will demonstrate the ability to use human development knowledge, social skills, and health enhancing strategies to promote positive relationships and healthy growth and development throughout the life cycle.

Performance Indicators

A. Family Unit 
 4.5.A.1.  Describe how family members influence the development of adolescents.  

4.5.A.1.a.

Describe the relationships that exist within a family.

4.5.A.1.b.

Explain how family relationships may change during puberty.
C. Puberty and Reproduction 
 4.5.C.1.  Describe the impact of puberty on physical wellness. 

4.5.C.1.a.

Define puberty  

4.5.C.1.b.

Identify the parts of the human male and female reproductive system. 

4.5.C.1.c.

Explain the function of the human reproductive organs

4.5.C.1.d.

Explain the menstrual cycle and nocturnal emissions.

4.5.C.1.e.

Identify personal hygiene products.
D. Healthy Relationships 

 4.5.D.1. 

Describe how relationships change with peers throughout puberty. 

4.5.D.1.a.

Identify various positive and negative social groups. 

4.5.D.1.b.

Describe male and female stereotypes and their impact on the individual and a diverse society.  

 

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