This package is an interesting and detailed look into the grade 3 Ontario curriculum as it pertains to Human Development and Sexual Health. You will have a wealth of activities and worksheets at your disposal that will allow your students to gain knowledge and think of the issues involving healthy and unhealthy relationships, physical and emotional development, and the visible and invisible differences between people.
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The specific expectations covered within the grade 3 Ontario Curriculum, under Healthy Living are:
Human Development and Sexual Health
C1.3 identify the characteristics of healthy relationships (e.g., accepting differences, being inclusive, communicating openly, listening, showing mutual respect and caring, being honest) and describe ways of overcoming challenges (e.g., bullying, exclusion, peer pressure, abuse) in a relationship [IS]
C1.4 identify factors (e.g., sleep, food, physical activity, heredity, environment, support from a caring adult, sense of belonging, peer influence) that affect physical development (e.g., of hair, skin, teeth, body size and shape) and/or emotional development (e.g., of self-awareness, adaptive skills, social skills) [PS]
C3.3 describe how visible differences (e.g., skin, hair, and eye colour, facial features, body size and shape, physical aids or different physical abilities, clothing, possessions) and invisible differences (e.g., learning abilities, skills and talents, personal or cultural values and beliefs, gender identity, sexual orientation, family background, personal preferences, allergies and sensitivities) make each person
unique, and identify ways of showing respect for differences in others [PS, IS]