ERIC Number: ED343860
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Family Life Education. Grade 7. An Optional Health Education Unit.
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
The Family Life Education optional unit of the Manitoba (Canada) Health Education curriculum reflects the current emphasis in health education on preventive medicine, total well-being, and the assumption of individual responsibility for health. The unit as a whole consists of four components: an overview and three grade level guides designed for grades 5, 7, and 9. The grade 7 instructional package is organized around five themes: "The Importance of Families"; "Human Growth and Development"; "Relationships and Responsibilities"; "Personal Safety"; and "Promoting Positive Lifestyle Practices." Specific topics include: "Family Functions"; "The Endocrine System"; "Personal Hygiene"; "Caring for Family Members"; "Dating: Concerns and Responsibilities"; and "Sexual Assault Prevention." The package includes 12 age-appropriate lessons that contain student objectives, suggested activities, teaching aids, teacher background notes, references, and information about required materials. A list of family life education audiovisual resources is included. (IAH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
Note: For other guides in this series, see SP 033 622-626.