Middle School Health Instructional Materials
Middle School Standards
1. Describe physical, social and emotional changes that occur during puberty.
2. Define sexual intercourse and its relationship to human reproduction.
3. Acknowledge that abstinence is the safest, most effective method of protection from STD/HIV/Hepatitis B and C and pregnancy.
4. Identify methods of protection including abstinence, disease reduction measures and contraception, from STD/HIV, Hepatitis B, and C and pregnancy.
5. Identify possible short and long-term consequences of sexual activity, including what it means to be responsible for the results of one’s decisions.
6. Identify the impact of alcohol and other drug use on sexual decision-making
7. Compare and contrast the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships.
8. Describe a range of ways people express affection within various types of relationships.
9. Explain how conception occurs, the stages of pregnancy, and responsibility of parenting
10. Identify the impact of alcohol and other drug use on sexual decision-making.
11. Define STD, HIV, Hepatitis B/C and how they are and are not transmitted
12. Discuss the impacts of bullying, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, sexual assault, incest, rape and dating violence.