188 Page Student Journal: 12 Unit Blocks, 12 Short Stories, 27 Power Verbs, 60 Vocabulary Words.
Grades 3-5. Aligned with State and National Standards and 21st Century Life Skills:
Categories: Health & Physical Education 75%, Consumerism & Vocational Studies 25%
Sub-Domains: Health Education 50%, Physical Education 25%, Consumerism 15%, Vocational Studies 10%
4th Grade Power Verbs Integrate Critical Thinking Skills into the Classroom:
Knowledge: Define, Describe, Identify, Relate, Show
Comprehension: Demonstrate, Discuss, Explain, Express, Recognize
Application: Apply, Choose, Discover, Practice, Use
Analysis: Analyze, Compare, Distinguish, Examine, Investigate
Synthesis: Collect, Develop, Make, Organize, Prepare
Evaluation: Evaluate, Recommend
4th Grade National Standards and 21st Century Life Skills Terms and Definitions:
Health Education: Alcohol, Body System, Carbohydrates, Conflict Resolution, Cardio-Respiratory Endurance, Circulatory System, Communicable Disease, Digestive System, Endurance, Etiquette, Fats, Flexibility, Food Groups, Food Guide Pyramid, Grooming Products, Hazards, Hygiene, Muscular Strength, Non-Communicable Disease, Nutrients, Peer, Politeness, Preadolescence, Promote, Protein, Refusal Skills, Respiratory System
Physical Education: Locomotor Skills, Non-Locomotor Skills, Manipulative Skills, Sportsmanship, Spectator
Consumerism: Budget, Community, Consumer, Credit, Environment, Gimmick, Income, Media, Product, Recycle, Savings, Services
Vocational Studies: Abilities, Academics, Career, Benefits, Efficient, Employee, Employment, Future, Goals, Job, Occupation, Salary, Skills, Success, Technology, Work
4th Grade "Do Your Best" Character Education Traits:
Integrity - Are You a Person of Integrity?
Trust - Are You a Trustworthy Person?
Honesty - Are You an Honest Person?
Respect - Are You a Respectful Person?
Courage - Are You a Person of Courage?
Fairness - Are You a Fair Person?
Responsibility - Are You a Responsible Person?
4th Grade Life Skills Unit Blocks are "Big Idea" Themed:
Introduction & Group Rules
Block A: Physical Wellness
Block B: Prevention of Illness & Diseases
Block C: Emotional & Social Wellness
Block D: Proper Nutrition
Block E: Safety Practices
Block F: Physical Activities
Block G: Lifetime Wellness
Block H: Consumer Decisions
Block I: Personal Finances
Block J: Selecting a Career Path
Block K: Team Skills
Block L: Communication Skills