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Health & Wellness

Main Core Tie

Child Development
Strand 5 Standard 1

Additional Core Ties

Child Development
Strand 7 Standard 1

Child Development
Strand 7 Standard 2

Time Frame

2 class periods of 90 minutes each


Jason Skidmore


The health, safety and well-being of children is important. Children who are in good health are able to develop properly intellectually, socially, and emotionally.


Background for Teachers


Teacher should understand the need for immunizations, the importance of first aid, proper nutrition and car seat safety.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will understand the need for proper immunizations, good nutrition and other safety concerns.

Instructional Procedures

Day 1 will introduce childhood illnesses and immunizations. Day 2 will cover first aid, nutrition, and car seats.

Assessment Plan

After students complete the reading of "Childhood Illnesses," they will match the symptoms with the correct illness, disease or health concern.


Utah Curriculum Guide

Created: 05/14/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018