This package is an interesting and detailed look into the grade 4 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 how the body changes during puberty, how your life may change socially, and an understanding of need to follow more detailed hygienic practices to ensure your new personal care needs are met.
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The specific expectations covered within the grade 4 Ontario Curriculum, under Healthy Living are:
Human Development and Sexual Health
C1.5 describe the physical changes that occur in males and females at puberty (e.g., growth of body hair, breast development, changes in voice and body size, production of body odour, skin changes) and the emotional and social impacts that may result from these changes [PS]
C2.4 demonstrate an understanding of personal care needs and the application of personal hygienic practices associated with the onset of puberty (e.g., increased importance of regular bathing/showering and regular clothing changes; use of hygiene products; continuing importance of regular hygiene practices, including hand washing, oral health care, and care of prosthetic devices and residual limbs) [PS]