BPS District Health Standards Book

Health Grade Levels

K-2 Grade Level


K-2 Grade Band

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Standard 1: Growth and Development

HTL-K2.s1 Understand concepts related to human growth and development, health promotion, disease prevention.
  • HTL-K2.s1.01: Identify how health behaviors affect mental, emotional, physical and social health.
  • HTL-K2.s1.02: Recognize that there are multiple dimensions of health.
  • HTL-K2.s1.03: Describe ways to prevent contagious diseases.
  • HTL-K2.s1.04: Identify ways to prevent common childhood injuries.
  • HTL-K2.s1.05: Describe why it is important to seek health care.
  • HTL-K2.s1.06: Explain how responsibility changes as we grow older

Standard 2: Health Influences

HTL-K2.s2 Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
  • HTL-K2.s2.01: Identify how family influences personal health behaviors
  • HTL-K2.s2.02: Identify what the school can do to support personal health behaviors.
  • HTL-K2.s2.03: Describe how the media and technology can influence health behaviors

Standard 3: Access Health Information

HTL-K2.s3 Demonstrate the ability to access valid health information, products and services.
  • HTL-K2.s3.01: Identify trusted adults and professionals who can help promote health.
  • HTL-K2.s3.02: Identify ways to locate school and community health helpers.

Standard 4: Communication Skills

HTL-K2.s4 Demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
  • HTL-K2.s4.01: Demonstrate healthy ways to express needs, wants, feelings and emotions.
  • HTL-K2.s4.02: Demonstrate listening skills to enhance health.
  • HTL-K2.s4.03: Demonstrate ways to respond when in an unwanted, threatening or dangerous situation.
  • HTL-K2.s4.04: Demonstrate ways to tell a trusted adult if threatened or harmed.

Standard 5: Decision Making

HTL-K2.s5 Demonstrate the ability to use decision making skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
  • HTL-K2.s5.01: Identify situations when a health-related decision is needed.
  • HTL-K2.s5.02: Differentiate between situations when a health-related decision can be made individually or when assistance is needed.

Standard 6: Goal Setting

HTL-K2.s6 Demonstrate the ability to use goal setting skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce risks.
  • HTL-K2.s6.01: Identify a short-term personal health goal and take action toward achieving the goal.
  • HTL-K2.s6.02: Identify who can help when assistance is needed to achieve a personal health goal.

Standard 7: Health Practices

HTL-K2.s7 Demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
  • HTL-K2.s7.01: Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors to maintain or improve personal health.
  • HTL-K2.s7.02: Demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 8: Health Advocacy

HTL-K2.s8 Demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health
  • HTL-K2.s8.01: Make a request to promote personal health.
  • HTL-K2.s8.02: Encourage peers to make positive health choices.