Health and Physical Education
Grade 1: Healthy Living
Overall Expectations
•identify healthy eating habits;
•identify the stages in development of humans (e.g., comparing physical changes from birth to childhood) and of other living things;
•recognize safety risks and safe practices;        
•recognize commonly used medicines and household products.         
Specific Expectations
Healthy Eating        
•identify the food groups and give examples of foods in each group;        
•suggest occasions (e.g., a bake sale, a class party) when they can choose healthy food snacks, and describe the factors affecting their choices (e.g., choices made because of allergies or culture);        
•describe ways to care for their teeth;         
Growth and Development        
•describe simple life cycles of plants and animals, including humans;        
•recognize that rest, food, and exercise affect growth;        
•identify the major parts of the body by their proper names;         
Personal Safety and Injury Prevention        
•outline the potential safety risks in the home, school, and community (e.g., from fire or toys);        
•describe exploitative behaviours (e.g., abusive behaviours, bullying, inappropriate touching) and the feelings associated with them;        
•identify people who can provide personal safety assistance (e.g., block parents) and explain how to access them (e.g., by phoning 9-1-1);         
Substance Use and Abuse        
•recognize that there are some medicines (e.g., cough syrup, nose drops) and other substances (e.g., vitamins) that help the body when used properly (safely);        
•identify (e.g., from their symbols and labels) medicines and household products that are harmful to the body;        
•employ decision-making skills to identify when and how medicines should be used (e.g., seeking out adult assistance).         
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 Expectations: Copyright The Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1998.  Format: Copyright B.Phillips, 1998.