Supplemental lessons: K - 5 Health education scope and sequence

This is a collection of supplemental lessons for selected units in the New York City K-5 Health Education Scope and Sequence, and a teacher's guide for the implementation of the grades 4 and 5 puberty education lessons. The resources in this collection are adapted from Ready, Set, Respect! GLSEN’s Elementary School Toolkit; Advocates for Youth's A Lesson Plan from Rights, Respect, Responsibility: A K-12 Curriculum; lessons from Welcoming Schools: A Project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation; and the education publisher Overcoming Obstacles.

The lessons in this collection correspond to the following grades and units. Each document includes the student handouts, homework, and links to videos needed to teach the lesson:

  • Grade 2, Unit 3, Lesson 3
  • Grade 3, Unit 1, Lesson 5
  • Grade 4, Unit 3, Lesson 1
  • Grade 4, Unit 4, Lesson 1
  • Grade 4, Unit 4, Lesson 3
  • Grade 4, Unit 4, Lesson 4
  • Grade 4, Unit 4, Lesson 5
  • Grade 5, Unit 3, Lesson 1
  • Grade 5, Unit 3, Lesson 2
  • Grade 5, Unit 3, Lesson 4
  • Grade 5, Unit 3, Lesson 5

 

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This is a collection of supplemental lessons for selected units in the New York City K-5 Health Education Scope and Sequence, and a teacher's guide for the implementation of the grade 4 puberty education lessons.

The lessons in this collection correspond to the following grades and units. Each document includes the student handouts, homework, and ...

This is a collection of supplemental lessons for selected units in the New York City K-5 Health Education Scope and Sequence, and a teacher's guide for the implementation of the grade 5 puberty education lessons.

The lessons in this collection correspond to the following grades and units. Each document includes the student handouts, homework, and ...

This lesson appears on pp. 40-41 of Ready, Set, Respect! GLSEN's Elementary School Toolkit. It supplements the Grade 2, Unit 3 curriculum, "Growth and Development," and explores gender roles and diversity. The lesson helps students develop an understanding of the negative effects of gender stereotyping and related behaviors.

Adapted from Welcoming Schools: A Project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, this lesson supplements the Grade 3, Unit 1 curriculum, which focuses on personal health and safety, including how to care for and protect your mind and body. Students are asked to consider the difference between good-natured teasing and bullying through discussion of fictional scenarios and reflection on real-life situations. Students are provided with concrete guidelines that help them to understand when harmless joking has crossed the line to become disrespectful or mean.