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ms health imageIntroduction to Middle School Health Curriculum (6th Grade)

6th Grade Health is a comprehensive course covering 5 major topics and current trends in health.  This half year course focuses on the transition from elementary to the middle school.  Topics include:

Mental Health

  • Self Esteem / Self Respect
  • Personality
  • Decision Making
  • Goal Setting
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Peer Pressure
  • Stress Management

Substance Abuse Prevention

  • Proper Medicine Use
  • Tobacco and Vape
  • Alcohol
  • Street Drugs
  • Refusal Skills

Preventive Health and Lifestyle Choices

  • Body Systems
  • Disease Prevention
  • Communicable / Non Communicable Diseases

Human Growth and Development

  • Puberty
  • Hygiene and taking Care of your Body
  • Social and Emotional Wellness
  • Accepting of Others Differences
  • Adolescence
  • Reproduction and Genetics
  • Conception to Birth

Other Health Related Issues

  • Safety
  • Abuse
  • Internet / Social Media Safety
  • Harassment


*In every topic, we take the opportunity to incorporate Social, Emotional, Learning.  The staff encourages the acquisition of skills needed to develop positive attitudes, healthy relationships, empathy and tolerance, stress management, and goal setting!