III Safety, Nutrition, Health, and Wellness

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Signs of health and symptoms of illness in children

  • (3) The student analyzes responsibilities that promote health and wellness of children.
    • (A) identify signs of good health and symptoms of illness in children

B. Promoting health and wellness in children

  • (3) The student analyzes responsibilities that promote health and wellness of children.
    • (B) describe child guidance practices that contribute to the health and wellness of children such as requirements for rest, exercise, obesity prevention, public and personal safety, and sanitation

C. Nutritious snacks and meals

  • (3) The student analyzes responsibilities that promote health and wellness of children.
    • (D) prepare nutritious snacks or meals for children following the food guidelines in promoting children’s health such as portion control, caloric requirements, and nutrient needs

D. Resources for managing health care of children

  • (3) The student analyzes responsibilities that promote health and wellness of children.
    • (E) determine resources available for managing the health care of children such as children’s insurance, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and county health clinics

E. Creating safe environments for children

  • (3) The student analyzes responsibilities that promote health and wellness of children.
    • (C) apply safe procedures in creating environments for children

F. Children and family crisis

  • (3) The student analyzes responsibilities that promote health and wellness of children.
    • (F) recognize symptoms of children in family crisis situations

G. Role of society in protection of children and families

  • (3) The student analyzes responsibilities that promote health and wellness of children.
    • (G) discuss society’s role in the protection of children and families

Resources:

  • Lesson – Eat Right, Exercise, and Stay Healthy!
  • Child Care and Guidance, Management, and Services, Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Child Development Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Children: The Early Years, Goodheart-Willcox Company, 2006
  • The Developing Child, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2004
  • Preparation for Parenting Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • Parenting: Rewards and Responsibilities, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2003
  • Parents and Their Children, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004
  • Successful Parenting for School-Age Parents, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2004
  • Working with Young Children, Goodheart-Willcox, 2004
  • American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.aap.org
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov
  • KidsHealth http://www.kidshealth.org
  • Parenting http://www.parenting.com
  • Mypyramid.gov http://www.mypyramid.gov
  • MyPlate.gov http://www.myplate.gov
  • Nutrition.gov http://www.nutrition.gov
  • Texas AgriLIFE Extension – Family and Consumer Sciences http://http://fcs.tamu.edu
  • Zero to Three http://www.zerotothree.org

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