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Comprehensive Health Education in Grade 5

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

B. Safety Rules and Procedures 
 5.5.B.1.  Identify household products that can be abused by inhaling.  

5.5.B.1.a.

Define inhalants and list examples.  

5.5.B.1.b.

Investigate the effects of inappropriate use of household products on the body. 

5.5.B.1.c.

List rules and safe practices for the use of household products.
C. Harassment 
 5.5.C.1.  Recognize sexual harassment as a form of violence.  

5.5.C.1.a.

Define sexual harassment. 

5.5.C.1.b.

Describe examples of intimidating behaviors.  

5.5.C.1.c.

Demonstrate strategies to overcome or prevent harassment.  

5.5.C.1.d.

Develop a list of trusted adults to notify if harassment occurs.  

 

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