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Newfoundland and labrador Curriculum
(Effective July 2003)

Learning Outcomes
CHOICES Links

(Number corresponds to Lesson)

Human Dynamics

Graduates will be able to:
Knowledge and Understanding
Demonstrate an understanding of the types, range and depth of relationships and how they evolve and change
1,2,3,4,5,6
Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes healthy relationships
1,2,3,4,5,6
Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes abuse in relationships
1,2,3,4,5,6
Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of customs, values and beliefs in relationships
1,2,3,4,5,6
Skills and Abilities
Critically analyze the messages about relationships portrayed in the media
4
Analyze emotional and social issues that affect adolescent relationships
4,5,6
Propose and evaluate strategies for dealing with issues in relationships
2,3,4,5,6
Analyze strategies for building, sustaining, and ending relationships
2,3,4,5,6
Attitudes and Behaviours
Evaluate personal relationships
1,2,3,4,5,6
Identify personal skills and abilities for healthy, sustainable relationships
2,3,4,5,6

 

Healthy Lifestyles Grade 9

Unit I: Climate building and Communication
To improve personal communication skills through classroom interaction and practice
1,2,3,4,5,6
To be aware of rights and responsibilities with respect to enhancing classroom environment
1,3,4,5,6
To demonstrate cooperation and sharing and to practise consensus-seeking
1,2,3,4,5,6
Unit II: Self-Concept
To develop an increased awareness of self by engaging in activities that help you think about who you are and what is important to you
2,3,4,5,6
To examine and consider the qualities that make a person valuable
1,2,3,4,5,6
To be aware of the influence of others and the media on self-concept
1,2,3.4,5,6
To become aware of effective and ineffective ways of relating to others and practise assertive behaviour
1,2,3,4,5,6
To be aware of the positive and negative feedback on self-concept and practise giving positive feedback
1,2,3,4,5,6
Unit IV: Interpersonal Relationships
To identify characteristics of a friendship and to discuss ideas regarding the formation of friendships
1,2,3,6
To become aware of methods of initiating, maintaining, and terminating friendships
1,2,3,4,5,6
To identify various aspects of friendships, in particular, friendships with adults
1,2,3
To develop an increased awareness of own attitudes towards dating relationships
1,2,3,4,5,6
To have an increased awareness of own and otherís expectations of dating relationships
1,2,3,4,5,6
To become aware of the reciprocal nature of dating relationships
1,2,3
To practise making decisions regarding some of the problems that occur in dating relationships
5,6