NJ World Class Standards
Content Area: Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
2.1 WellnessAll students will acquire health promotion concepts and skills to support a healthy, active lifestyle.
C. Diseases and Health Conditions
By the end of grade
Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Developing self-help skills and personal hygiene skills promotes healthy habits.
Develop an awareness of healthy habits (e.g., use clean tissues, wash hands, handle food hygienically, brush teeth, and dress appropriately for the weather).
Knowledge about diseases and disease prevention promotes health-enhancing behaviors.
Summarize symptoms of common diseases and health conditions.
Summarize strategies to prevent the spread of common diseases and health conditions.
Determine how personal feelings can affect one’s wellness.
The use of disease prevention strategies in home, school, and community promotes personal health.
Explain how most diseases and health conditions are preventable.
Justify how the use of universal precautions, sanitation and waste disposal, proper food handling and storage, and environmental controls prevent diseases and health conditions.
Explain how mental health impacts one’s wellness.
The early detection and treatment of diseases and health conditions impact one’s health.
Summarize means of detecting and treating diseases and health conditions that are prevalent in adolescents.
Determine the impact of public health strategies in preventing diseases and health conditions.
Compare and contrast common mental illnesses (such as depression, anxiety and panic disorders, and phobias) and ways to detect and treat them.
The prevention and control of diseases and health conditions are affected by many factors.
Evaluate emerging methods to diagnose and treat diseases and health conditions that are common in young adults in the United States and other countries, including hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, HPV, and testicular cancer.
Analyze local, state, national, and international public health efforts to prevent and control diseases and health conditions.
Analyze the impact of mental illness (e.g., depression, impulse disorders such as gambling or shopping, eating disorders, and bipolar disorders) on physical, social, and emotional well-being.
Personal health is impacted by family, community, national, and international efforts to prevent and control diseases and health conditions.
Predict diseases and health conditions that may occur during one’s lifespan and speculate on potential prevention and treatment strategies.
Develop strategies that will impact local, state, national, and international public health efforts to prevent and control diseases and health conditions.
Determine the emotional, social, and financial impact of mental illness on the family, community, and state.
Relate advances in medicine and technology to the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.