5th & 6th Grade Growth and Development Education

Growth and Development Education

5th & 6th Grade

Standard 1: Essential Concepts

Describe the human cycle of reproduction, birth, growth, aging, and death.

Explain the structure, function, and major parts of the human reproductive system.

Identify the physical, social, and emotional changes that occur during puberty.

Recognize that there are individual differences in growth and development, physical
appearance, and gender roles.

Recognize that everyone has the right to establish personal boundaries.

Recognize that friendship, attraction, and affection can be expressed in different ways.

Explain that puberty and physical development can vary considerably and still be normal.

Identify personal hygiene practices and health and safety issues related to puberty
(e.g., showering, use of sanitary products, deodorant, and athletic supporters).

Standard 2: Analyzing Influences

Discuss how changes during puberty affect thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.

Standard 3: Accessing Valid Information

Recognize parents, guardians, and other trusted adults as resources for information about

Standard 4: Interpersonal Communication

Use effective communication skills to discuss with parents, guardians, and other trusted
adults the changes that occur during puberty.

Demonstrate refusal skills to protect personal boundaries.


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