4th Grade Health Learning Targets

4th Grade

Standard ALT 1:  Concepts

AST 1.1 (BSD) Describe the benefits of a drug free environment.

AST 1.2 (BSD) Identify the short and long term consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) use (including vaping).

AST 1.3 (BSD) Recognize appropriate use of over the counter and prescription medications.

AST 1.4 (HE.1.4.3) Describe ways in which safe and healthy school and community environments can promote personal health including but not limited to respect for diversity; safe routes to school/bike and walk; school gardens; and other school policies and programs that promote healthy literacy.

AST 1.5 (HE.1.4.6) Identify and discuss human reproductive systems including reproductive anatomy and function.

AST 1.6 (HE.1.4.13) Explain that everyone has the right to say who touches their body, when and how.

AST 1.7 (HE.1.4.14) Describe why it is never ok to touch someone, or make someone touch you if they don't want to.

Standard ALT 2:  Analyzing Influences

AST 2.1 (HE.2.4.3) Describe how media and technology influence thoughts, feelings, and health behaviors in regards to drugs and alcohol.

AST 2.2 (HE.2.4.4) Describe how peers and family can influence healthy and unhealthy drug and alcohol behaviors.

AST 2.3 (HE.2.4.6) Describe how friends, family, media, society and culture influence how people think they should act on the basis of their gender.

AST 2.4 (HE.2.4.8) Compare positive and negative ways friends and peers can influence various relationships.

AST 2.5 (HE.2.4.9) Describe potential impacts of power differences (e.g., age, status or position) as they relate to personal boundaries.

Standard ALT 3:  Accessing Information

AST 3.1 (HE.3.4.1) Describe resources from home, school, and community that provide valid health information.

AST 3.2 (HE.3.4.2) Describe characteristics of valid health information, products, and services.

AST 3.1 (HE.3.4.3)  Identify sources of support, such as parents or other trusted adults, to seek information about sexual and reproductive health, including pregnancy and birth.

AST 3.2 (HE.3.4.4) Describe, recognize, and demonstrate how to access sources of medically-accurate information about human sexual and reproductive anatomy.

AST 3.3 (HE.3.4.5) Identify people at home, school or in the community who can provide medically accurate information and/or support about puberty and health care practices during puberty.

AST 3.4 (HE.3.4.6) Identify people at home, school or in the community who can provide medically accurate information and/or support about healthy sexuality, including sexual orientation and gender identity.

AST 3.1 (HE.3.4.7) Identify sources of support, such as parents or other trusted adults they can talk to about healthy and unhealthy relationships.

AST 3.5 (HE.3.4.8) Identify sources of support such as parents or other trusted adults, including school staff, they can tell if they are being sexually harassed or abused.

Standard ALT 4:  Interpersonal Communication


AST 4.1 (HE.4.4.1) Describe effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to enhance health.

AST 4.2 (HE.4.4.2) Describe how to ask for assistance to enhance personal health.

AST 4.3 (HE.4.4.3) Describe and analyze a variety of behaviors for refusal skills that avoid or reduce health risks.

AST 4.4 (HE.4.4.4) Describe nonviolent strategies to manage or resolve conflict.

AST 4.5 (HE.4.4.5) Practice, analyze, and demonstrate ways to communicate respectfully with and about people of all gender identities, gender expressions and sexual orientations.

AST 4.6 (HE.4.4.7) Describe effective ways to communicate personal boundaries and show respect for the boundaries of others.

Standard ALT 5:  Decision Making  

Standard ALT 6:  Goal Setting

Standard ALT 7:  Practicing Health Enhancing Behaviors

AST 7.1 (HE.7.4.1) Describe responsible personal health behaviors involving drugs and alcohol use.

AST 7.2 (HE.7.4.3) Describe and analyze a variety of behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks.

AST 7.3 (HE.7.4.4) List ways to manage the physical and emotional changes associated with puberty, including personal health care practices.

Standard ALT 8:  Advocacy

AST 8.1 (HE.8.4.1) Communicate opinions using accurate information about health issues.

AST 8.2 (HE.8.4.2) Describe ways to encourage others to make positive health choices.

AST 8.3 (HE.8.4.3) Describe how others can take action when someone else is being teased, harassed or bullied.