Massachusetts Health Curriculum Framework Learning Standard Components PERSONAL SAFETY STRAND SAFETY & INJURY PREVENTION KEY FIRE BEHAVIORS Hazard Prevention List safety rules for fire safety, weapons safety, bus safety, and Understanding and practicing Match & Lighter Safety seatbelt use where applicable such as home, school, Understanding Transportation Safety (Bus, Seat Belt & Bicycle) community, and play, and explain why they are important. Participating in Home Hazard Inspections Understanding Cultural Fire Safety Issues Understanding Disabilities and Safety Name persons and community helpers who can be contacted to Recognize the firefighter as a Community Helper help with safety and injury prevention. Describe how to avoid unintentional injuries by applying rules Stay away from Hot Things in the Home for controlling one’s actions and exercising responsible Understanding Your Personal and Community Role in Safety conduct. Practicing fire safety around Heating Sources Understanding and practicing Electrical Safety Celebrating Independence Day Safely Celebrating Halloween Safely Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely Celebrating Winter Holidays Safely Celebrating New Year’s Safely Understanding and surviving Severe Storms Explain actions that apply when adults are and are not present Practicing safety when Home Alone during exposure to hazards and accidents. Understanding and practicing Cooking Safety Understanding and practicing Escape Plans Understanding Smoke Detectors/Alarms Understanding and practicing Safety When Babysitting Practicing fire safety with Flammable Liquids Understanding Arson and False Alarms Understanding and practicing safety around Explosives and Fireworks Emergency Intervention Describe the appropriate procedures for contacting healthcare Reporting Fires and Other Emergencies personnel in an emergency. Distinguish among symptoms of bleeding, chocking, shock, Understanding and practicing Poison Prevention poisoning, burns, broken bones, and cardiac arrest. Apply appropriate first aid for bleeding, chocking, and burns. Understanding and practicing First-Aid for Burns Understanding and practicing First-Aid for Choking Massachusetts Health Curriculum Framework Learning Standard Components PERSONAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH STRAND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & FITNESS KEY FIRE SAFETY BEHAVIORS Motor Skill Development Apply movement concepts including direction, balance, level Understanding and practicing Stop, Drop and Roll (high, low), pathway (straight, curve, zigzag), range Understanding and practicing Crawl Low Under Smoke (expansive, narrow), and force absorption (rigid, with bent knees) to extend versatility and improve physical performance. Personal and Social Competency Identify and demonstrate responsible personal and social Understanding Ice and Sledding Safety behavior used in physical activity settings. Understanding Swimming and Boating Safety Understand Camping and Hiking Safety Responding correctly to Fire & Emergency Drills Identifying Exit Signs & Knowing Two Ways Out of Public Places TOBACCO, ALCOHOL & OTHER SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE PREVENTION Healthy Decisions Identify who to seek help from for a possible poisoning or Understanding and practicing Poison Prevention overdose. Reporting Fires and Other Emergencies List behaviors related to tobacco, alcohol, and other Understanding safety with Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco substances that are likely to be safe, risky, or harmful to self or others. Effects on the Body List the potential outcomes of prevalent early and late Understanding safety with Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco adolescent risk behaviors related to tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs (including marijuana and inhalants). Creating a Healthy Environment Demonstrate ways of clarifying and sharing preventive health Understanding safety with Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco information about tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs with fellow students. After demonstrating knowledge in tobacco, alcohol, and other substance use/abuse prevention, apply advocacy skills for a healthy environment, such as identifying and evaluating initiatives and opportunities for advocacy, collecting and disseminating information, and modeling.
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