HEALTH K 12 Curriculum Guide

Topics: Public health, Health, Educational years Pages: 47 (9412 words) Published: August 9, 2015
Republic of the Philippines
Department of Education
DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue
Pasig City

K to 12 Curriculum Guide

HEALTH
(Grade 1 to Grade 10)

January 31, 2012

K TO 12 – HEALTH

CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

With the K to 12 Health curriculum, a learner should be able to achieve, sustain and promote lifelong and wellness. challenging learning experiences promote the development of the macro skills of practicing desirable health habits.

The program’s rich and

Health Education from Kindergarten to Grade 10 focuses on the physical, mental, emotional, social, moral and spiritual dimensions of holistic health and enables the learners to acquire essential knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to promote good nutrition, prevent and control diseases and substance misuse and abuse, reduce health-related risk behaviors to prevent and control injuries with the end in view of maintaining and improving personal, family, community, and environmental health.

In order to facilitate the development of macro skills, the teacher is encouraged to use appropriate learner-centered teaching approaches, such as experiential/contextual learning; problem-based action learning; differentiated instruction; health skills–based education with life skills and value-based strategies... This is not to exclude teacher-centered pedagogical strategies, which are likewise applied, but to a lesser extent. Each learner-centered strategy is anchored on educational theories developed by theorists, expanded by other educators and validated by practitioners.

*TWG on K to 12 Curriculum – version as January 31, 2012

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K TO 12 – HEALTH

Conceptual Framework of Health Education
*TWG on K to 12 Curriculum – version as January 31, 2012

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K TO 12 – HEALTH

LEARNING AREA STANDARD:

The learner demonstrates understanding key concepts of health and fitness in achieving, promoting and sustaining wellness for quality life.

KEY STAGE STANDARDS:
K–3
The learner demonstrates understanding
and observance of healthy practices to
achieve wellness.

*TWG on K to 12 Curriculum – version as January 31, 2012

4–6
The learner demonstrates understanding of
how changes as s/he grows and develops
impact on healthy practices to help achieve
and sustain the desired level of health.

7 – 10
The learner demonstrates understanding of key
concepts of health in achieving, sustaining and
promoting wellness for quality life for the individual,
the family and the larger community.

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K TO 12 – HEALTH
GRADE LEVEL STANDARDS:
Grade Level
Grade 1

Grade Level Standards
The learner demonstrates understanding of essential concepts related to nutrition, personal health, and safety to enhance health and well-being.

Grade 2

The learner demonstrates understanding of personal health; disease prevention and control; and injury prevention, safety and first aid to achieve optimum health.

Grade 3

The learner demonstrates understanding of family health; disease prevention and control; injury prevention, safety and first aid; and consumer health to achieve optimum health and well-being.

Grade 4

The learner demonstrates understanding of nutrition; injury prevention, safety and first aid; and substance use and abuse to achieve optimum health.

Grade 5

The learner demonstrates understanding of the nature of growth and development; accident prevention, safety and first aid; substance use and abuse; and community and environmental concerns on health.

Grade 6

The learner demonstrates understanding of personal health, disease prevention and control; and consumer health to achieve the desired level of health.

Grade 7

The learner demonstrates understanding of growth and development, nutrition, disease prevention and control, and community and environmental health and their impact on the individual’s health and well-being...

Grade 8

The learner demonstrates understanding of family health; disease...
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