Health is taught by the classroom teacher in grades 1 – 6. PE teachers instruct students for one quarter in grades 7 and 8. Students will understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness and injury. They will understand human body systems and factors that influence growth and development. Instruction and activities will also promote and enhance health and well-being through the use of effective communication and decision-making skills.
Health & Wellness (Salud y bienestar) for Grades 1-8 by MacMillan/McGraw-Hill, Copyright 2005