ECISD

Health Curriculum

  • Health Weekly Themes

  • Elementary and Middle School Health Education is taught as part of coordinated school health.  The curriculum is focused on the following essential concepts:

    ·     Mind Body Soul Mondays- Focused on striving to get 60 minutes of daily physical activity, making friends and bully prevention

    ·     Talk Healthy Tuesdays- Focused on trying healthy behaviors: drinking more water, refusing tobacco and alcohol and personal safety

    ·     Wellness Wednesdays- Focused on fueling your body with healthy foods, preventing disease, problem solving and goal setting

    ·     Thriving Thursdays- Focused on developing personal health, environmental health, self-esteem and outdoor safety

    ·     Fresh Fridays- Focused on developing personal health, environmental health, self-esteem and outdoor safety

    Intermediate and High School Health Education: In health education, students will acquire the health information and skills necessary to become healthy adults and learn about behaviors in which they should and should not participate. To achieve that goal, students will understand the following: students should first seek guidance in the area of health from their parents; personal behaviors can increase or reduce health risks throughout the lifespan; health is influenced by a variety of factors; students can recognize and utilize health information and products; and personal/interpersonal skills are needed to promote individual, family, and community health.

     

     

Curriculum Brochure