School Health Teaching Tools

These teaching tools are designed to support teachers in creating comprehensive lesson plans to cover public health-related content in the classroom. The resources are guidelines and suggestions for teachers to use and considered appropriate for your classes.

Each drop down below contains Grade appropriate teaching tools covering various public health-related content.   

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
No direct link to curriculum Oral Health
Order Classroom Kits: Oral Health Education BSBF (colgate.com) Bright Smiles Bright Futures – CA (colgate.com) kit includes toothbrushes,  toothpastes, and classroom resources. (Please note, a Health Professional is not required to distribute the Colgate Smiles kit)
Curriculum links Resource Name/Link

No direct link to curriculum

ROAD SAFETY
The Ontario Road Safety Resource was developed in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO), the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (Ophea) and CAA South Central Ontario (CAA). Available in English and French
Ontario Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario

Road Safety
Lesson Plans—JK to grade 3
D1.2,D3.1 Primary Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • No direct link to curriculum

Other Resources

School Mental Health Ontario
Kindergarten connections—6 lessons
Find a Resource – Educators – School Mental Health Ontario (smho-smso.ca)

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link

  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity
  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking
  • D1.3 Body parts (Proper names of body parts, including genitalia; Using positive language when describing their bodies)
  • D1.4 Senses and functions (The five senses and their functions)
  • D1.5 Mental health and overall health
  • D2.5 Hygienic procedures
  • D3.3 Thoughts, emotions, and actions
OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)

*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Human Development and Sexual Health- Grade 1 | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.5, D1.3, D1.5 All the Parts of Me | Ophea.net

A1.5, D1.3, D1.5 My Body is Beautiful | Ophea.net

A1.1, D1.5, D3.3 Healthy Body and Healthy Mind | Ophea.net

A1.1, D1.4 Making Sense of It | Ophea.net

A1.6, D2.5 Good Hygiene – Travelling Germs | Ophea.net

(More hand hygiene resources in Infection Control topic area)

Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Body Parts

D1.3 –Help kids learn how bodies are mostly alike

Oral Health

D2.5 Oral Health Education BSBF (colgate.com)

D2.5 Order Classroom Kits:  Bright Smiles Bright Futures – CA (colgate.com)  kit includes toothbrushes,  toothpastes, and classroom resources (Please note, a Health Professional is not required to distribute the Colgate Smiles kit)

Curriculum links

Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.2 Safe practices – personal safety

  • D2.3 Caring and exploitative behaviours and feelings

  • D2.4 Safety at school

  • D2.5 Hygienic procedures (Good hygiene habits)

  • D3.1 Potential risks at home, in the community, outdoors

  • D3.2 Unhealthy habits, healthy alternatives

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

OPHEA
We Stay Safe! | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.3, A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D2.4 Safety Bingo
A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.4, D3.1 Name the Danger
A1.2, A1.3, A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D3.1, D3.2

Safe and Risky Behaviours
A1.4, D2.3 Stop and Tell
A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.2, D2.3, D2.4, D3.1, D3.2 Safety Poster

Concussion
Grades 1 to 4
Concussion awareness ebooks
D1.2 Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 10 and Under | ontario.ca
French

Good Hygiene habits
D2.5 Hand Hygiene: Germy the Germ Gets Washed Away!

D2.5 Cover Your Mouth When You Cough!

D2.5 The Handwashing Activity Booklet  French

Road Safety
Lesson Plans—JK to grade 3
D1.2,D3.1 Primary Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links

Resource Name/Link

  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.5 Mental health and overall health

  • D3.3 Thoughts, emotions, action

 OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)

*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Partner Resource: Mental Health Literacy – Grade 1 | Ophea.net

 A1.1, A1.3, A1.5, D1.5 Positive Mental Health

A1.6, D3.3Thoughts, Emotions, Actions

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • ​A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping
  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance
  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships
  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity
  • D1.4 Stages of development
  • D1.5 Body appreciation (Appreciating how the body works and what it can do)
  • D1.6 Body and brain – responses and feelings
  • D2.3 Consent, standing up for yourself and others
  • D2.4 Oral health (i.e., brushing and flossing)
  • D2.5 Knowing when to seek help
​OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)   *** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Human Development and Sexual Health | Ophea.net

A1.3, A1.5, D1.4, D1.5 Embracing Changes While Growing Up

A1.1, A1.3, A1.5, D1.5, D1.6 The Wonders and Worries of Growing Up

A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, D2.3, D2.5 Consent Means Respecting Yourself and Others

A1.3, A1.5, D2.4 Oral Health Supporting My Overall Health

A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.5, D1.4, D1.5, D1.6, D2.3, D2.4, D2.5 A Glowing Me, A Growing Me

Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Oral Health

D2.4 Oral Health Teaching Resources

D2.4 Kids Health in the Classroom: Mouth and Teeth

D2.4 Water Does Wonders

D2.4 Why do We Brush Our Teeth?

D2.4 Oral Health Education Guides

D2.4 Oral Health Education BSBF (colgate.com)

D2.4 Order Classroom Kits: Bright Smiles Bright Futures – CA (colgate.com)  kit includes toothbrushes,  toothpastes, and classroom resources (Please note, a Health Professional is not required to distribute the Colgate Smiles kit)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • 1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.1 Personal safety – home, online, and outdoors

  • D1.2 Food allergies

  • D1.3 Prescription / non-prescription medicines

  • D3.1 Relating to others

  • D3.2 Medication, healthy alternatives

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Practising Safe Behaviour | Ophea.net
A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.1, D3.1

Enhancing Safe and Positive Behaviour
A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.2

Safe Behaviours and Allergies
A1.2, A1.5, A1.6, D1.1, D1.3, D3.2

Monitoring Prescription Medicine
A1.2, A1.6, D1.3, D3.2

Alternative Health Habits
A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.3, D3.1, D3.2

Moving Towards Healthier Choices

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Concussion
Grades 1 to 4
Concussion awareness ebooks
D1.1 Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 10 and Under | ontario.ca
French

Road Safety
Lesson Plans—JK to grade 3
D1.1 Primary Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • D1.6 Body and brain – responses and feelings

  •  D2.5 Knowing when to seek help

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Partner Resource: Mental Health Literacy – Grade 2 | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, D1.6 Body & Brain Responses

A1.2, A1.3, D2.5 Identifying feelings and help seeking

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • D1.4 Healthy relationships, bullying, consent

  • D1.5 Physical and social-emotional development (building a healthy body image)

  • D3.2 Real and fictional violence

  • D3.3 Visible, invisible differences, respect

  • D3.4 External factors that contribute to stressful feelings

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)

*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Human Development and Sexual Health | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, D1.4, D3.4 Healthy Relationships and Relationship Challenges

A1.4, A1.5, D1.4, D3.3 Respecting Visible and Invisible Differences

A1.5, D1.5, D3.3 Factors that Affect Physical and Social-emotional Development and a Healthy Body Image

A1.1, A1.2, A1.5, D1.5, D3.2 Fictional versus Real Violence

A1.1, A1.2, A1.5, D1.4, D1.5, D3.3 Healthy Relationships and Development

Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Consent

D1.4 consent for kids – YouTube

Curriculum Link
Resource Link
D1.1, D2.1
D3.1
D1.1, D3.1
D3.1
D1.1
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Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.2 Concussion awareness

  • D1.3 Impact of use of legal/ illegal substances

  • D2.2 Safety guidelines outside of class

  • D2.3 Decision making – substance use / behaviours

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Making Healthy Choices | Ophea.net
A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.3, D2.3 What Do You Already Know?
A1.1, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3 Healthy Choices About Substances and Behaviours
A1.4, A1.6, D2.2 Staying Safe in Different Places
A1.6, D2.2 Guidelines for Staying Safe Outside of School
A1.5, A1.6, D1.3, D2.2, D2.3 Health Knowledge in Action

 Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Concussion
Grades 1 to 4
Concussion awareness ebooks
D1.2

Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 10 and Under | ontario.ca
French

Road Safety
Lesson Plans—JK to grade 3
D2.2 Primary Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • D1.6 Brain stress response system

  • D3.4 External factors that contribute to stressful feelings

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Partner Resource: Mental Health Literacy | Ophea.net

 A1.1, A1.2, D1.6 Brain Stress Response System

A1.1, A1.2, D3.4 Stressful Feelings

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1: Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.4: Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5: Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.3: Impact of use of legal/illegal substances

  • D2.2: Safety guidelines out of class

  • D2.3: Decision making – substance use/behaviors

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS, ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE USE:
Making Healthy Choices | Ophea.net
A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.3, D2.3: What Do You Already Know? | Ophea.net
A1.1, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3: Healthy Choices About Substances and Behaviours | Ophea.net
A1.5, A1.6, D1.3, D2.2, D2.3: Health Knowledge in Action | Ophea.net

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • D1.3: Impact of use of legal/illegal substances

  • D2.3: Decision making – substance use/behaviors

Other Resources:
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

D1.3, D2.3: Teacher’s Guide: Smoking (Grades 3 to 5) (kidshealth.org) (Grade 3-5)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link

  • ​A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping
  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance
  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships
  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity
  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking
  • D1.5 Puberty – changes; emotional, social impact
  • D2.4 Puberty – personal hygiene and care
  • D2.5 Healthy choices to support mental health

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)

*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Human Development and Sexual Health | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, D1.5, D2.4 Personal Hygiene

A1.1, A1.2, A1.5, D1.5 Physical and Emotional Changes at Puberty

A1.1, A1.5, A1.6, D1.5, D2.5 Physical Changes at Puberty

A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.5, D1.5, D2.4, D2.5 Promoting Healthy Hygiene Habits

Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Puberty

A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.5 D1.5, D2.4,  Niagara Region : Includes core content

knowledge, Ppts, activities, videos

Teaching Tool – Puberty (Grade 4) 

D1.5, D2.4 Middlesex London:

 Introduction to Puberty French

D2.4 Puberty Kit French

D2.4 Growing Up Ok!

D2.4 Grade 4 Puberty Changes – Details – Kahoot! French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.2 Safe use of technology

  • D1.3 Bullying, abuse, and non-consensual behaviour

  • D2.2 Decision making – assessing risk

  • D2.4  Personal hygiene and care

 OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Internet Safety | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.2, D2.2 How Do I Stay Safe When Using Technology?
A1.1, A1.2, A1.6, D1.3, D2.2 How Can I Respond Safely to Cyberbullying?
A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.2, D1.3, D2.2 Using Technology Safely and Respectfully

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Concussion
Grades 1 to 4
Concussion awareness ebooks
D2.2  Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 10 and Under | ontario.ca
French

Concussion
Grade 4 to 6
Brain Waves A free, informative and fun half-day neuroscience presentation for students in grades 4 to 6. Trained volunteers with an understanding and passion for injury prevention bring the hands-on program which includes activity booklets, helmet fitting tips and jello brains to the classroom.
D2.2 Parachute- Brain Waves

Hand Hygiene
D2.4 The Dirt on Germs

Road Safety
Lesson Plans Grade 4 to 6
D2.2 Junior Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French 

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D2.5 Healthy choices to support mental health

  • D3.3 Stress management (cognitive, behavioral)

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Partner Resource: Mental Health Literacy | Ophea.net

A1.2, A1.5, A1.6, D2.5 Choices – Positive Impact

A1.2, A1.5, A1.6, D3.3  Strategies to Manage Stress

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  •  A1.2: Stress Management and Coping
  • A1.4: A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6: A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.4: Tobacco and Vaping

  • D2.3: Decisions about smoking and vaping

  • D3.2: describe the short- and long-term effects of first- and second-hand smoke on smokers and on people around them, and the effects of vaping

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

VAPING & TOBACCO:
Substance Use and Injury Prevention: Making Healthy Choices | Ophea.net
A1.4, A1.6, D1.4: What Do You Know about Tobacco and Vaping? | Ophea.net
A1.4, A1.6, D1.4, D3.2: The Impact of Smoke and Vaping on the Body | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3, D3.2:Under Pressure | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.2, D2.3: Making Healthy and Safe Decisions: Part I | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D2.2, D2.3: Making Healthy and Safe Decisions: Part II | Ophea.net

Other Resources:

Ophea Instructional Videos (Available in French-No login required to access)
Video 1: Making Safer Informed Decisions About Vaping | Ophea.net (Grades 4-5)

** The video: Vaping:Making Safer Informed Decisions (grade 4-5 students) talks about vaping being used as another method to help quit smoking, please note more research is needed in order to determine the effectiveness of vaping to help quit smoking.  Vaping is a device for adults.  Please contact schools@bchu,org for more information.

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

D3.2: Talking about tobacco (grade 4)
D3.2: Vaping (grade 4)

D3.2: Teacher’s Guide: Smoking (Grades 3 to 5) (kidshealth.org) (Grade 3-5)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link

  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping
  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance
  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships
  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity
  • D1.3 Reproductive system
  • D1.4 Menstruation, spermatogenesis (Reproductive system)
  • D2.4 Self-concept, sexual orientation (Factors affecting their understanding of themselves and personal identity)
  • D2.5 Emotional, inter-personal stresses – puberty
  • D2.6 How to help others, when to seek help
  • D3.4 Stigma awareness

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)

*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Human Development and Sexual Health | Ophea.net

A1.3, A1.4, A1.5, D1.3 Our Changing Bodies

A1.5, D1.4 Development of Sperm During Puberty

A1.5, D1.4 The Development of An Egg During Puberty

A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.4, A1.5, D2.4, D3.4 My Identity and Relationships

A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.4, A1.5, D2.5, D2.6 Managing Stress and Fostering Positive Mental Health

Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Puberty and Reproduction

A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, D1.3, D1.4, D2.5  Niagara Region:

Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities,  and videos

Teaching Tool – Puberty and the Reproductive System (Grade 5)  

A1.1, A1.2, A1.5, D2.4  Niagara Region:

Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities,  and videos

Teaching Tool – Self-Concept and Sexual Orientation (Grade5)

D1.3, D1.4  Middlesex London:

Puberty and Reproduction   French

D1.4   Journey-of-an-Egg  FRENCH

Journey-of-a-Sperm FRENCH

Reproduction  FRENCH

D2.4 Gender Identity: What Are Pronouns?

D1.4 Let’s Talk Period-Teacher Resources

D1.3, D1.4 Grade 5 Sperm and Testicles – Details – Kahoot!

D1.3, D1.4 Grade 5 Eggs and Ovaries – Details – Kahoot!   French

D1.4 Grade 5 Fetal Development 2 – Details – Kahoot!

D1.4 Grade 5 Reproduction – Details – Kahoot!     French
 
Self -Esteem

D2.5 Child Self-Esteem Workshops & Teacher Resources | Dove

Stress

D2.5 Strong Minds Strong Kids, Psychology Canada

Always Changing and Growing Up Resources

grade5/6 Puberty Education in Collaboration with OPHEA and PHE

Leader’s Guide 5/6

Student Guides

Student worksheet

Curriculum Link
Resource Link
D2.1
D2.1
D3.1
D3.1
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Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.1 Supports – injury prevention, emergencies, bullying, violence

  •  D1.2 Short- and long-term effects of alcohol use

  • D2.2 Strategies – threats to personal safety

  • D2.3 Refusal skills – alcohol use and other behaviours

  • D3.2 Actions, self-concept

  • D3.3 Decision to drink alcohol, use cannabis; influences

 OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****
2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Internet Safety | Ophea.net
A1.1, A 1.2, A1.5, D1.1, D3.2 How Do Our Words Impact Others?
A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.2, D3.2 How Do Our Online Actions Impact Others?
A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.1, D2.2, D3.2 The Power of Positive Responses

Healthy Decision Making | Ophea.net

A1.5, A1.6, D3.3  Factors That Affect My Decisions | Ophea.net

A1.4, A1.6, D2.3, D3.3 Who Can Help? | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, D3.2 Who Is Affected? | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, D1.1, D3.2 In Their Shoes | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3, D 3.2, D3.3 Awareness Campaign | Ophea.net

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Concussion
Grade 4 to 6
Brain Waves A free, informative and fun half-day neuroscience presentation for students in grades 4 to 6. Trained volunteers with an understanding and passion for injury prevention bring the hands-on program which includes activity booklets, helmet fitting tips and jello brains to the classroom.
D1.1 Parachute- Brain Waves

Concussion
Grade 5 to 8
Concussion awareness books
D1.1 Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 11-14 | ontario.ca
French 

Road Safety
Lesson Plans Grade 4 to 6
D1.1 Junior Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French 

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D2.5 Emotional, inter-personal stresses – puberty

  • D2.6 How to help others, when to seek help

  • D3.4 Stigma awareness

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Partner Resource: Mental Health Literacy | Ophea.net

A1.2, A1.4, D2.6 Helping Others

A1.6, D3.4 Stigma

Human Development and Sexual Health | Ophea.net
A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.4, A1.5, D2.5, D2.6
Managing Stress and Fostering Positive Mental Health

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

D2.5 Stress Lessons-What Can You Do About It 

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1:Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2: Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.4:Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5: Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6: Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D2.3: Refusal skills – alcohol use and other behaviors

  • D3.2: Actions, Self-concept

  • D3.3: Decision to drink alcohol, use cannabis; influences

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS AND ALCOHOL
Healthy Decision Making | Ophea.net
A1.5, A1.6, D3.3: Factors That Affect My Decisions | Ophea.net
A1.4, A1.6, D2.3, D3.3: Who Can Help? | Ophea.net
A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3, D3.2, D3.3: Awareness Campaign | Ophea.net

Ophea Activity Plans (No login required to access):
A1.2, A1.6, D3.3: Factors that Affect My Healthy Choices | Ophea.net

Other Resources:
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS:
D1.2, D2.3, D3.3: Cannabis: Important things to know – Kids Help Phone

D1.2, D2.3, D3.3: Teaching Tool – Cannabis (Grade 5) – Niagara Region, Ontario

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • D2.3: Refusal skills – alcohol use and other behaviors
  • D3.3: Decision to drink alcohol, use cannabis; influences

 Other Resources:

Ophea Instructional Videos (Available in French-No login required to access)
Video 1: Making Safer Informed Decisions About Vaping | Ophea.net (Grades 4-5)

** The video: Vaping:Making Safer Informed Decisions (grade 4-5 students) talks about vaping being used as another method to help quit smoking, please note more research is needed in order to determine the effectiveness of vaping to help quit smoking.  Vaping is a device for adults.  Please contact schools@bchu,org for more information.

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

VAPING & TOBACCO

D2.3, D3.3Vaping (grade 5)

D2.3, D3.3Cannabis (grade 5)

D2.3, D3.3Teacher’s Guide: Smoking (Grades 3 to 5) (kidshealth.org) (Grade 3-5)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link

  • 1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships
  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity
  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking
  • D1.3 Sexually explicit media (Impacts of viewing sexually explicit media)
  • D2.5 Understanding of puberty changes, healthy relationships
  • D2.6 Decision making, consent
  • D3.3 Stereotypes and assumptions – impacts and strategies for responding
  • (Challenging various stereotypes -for example, based on sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, culture, mental health and abilities)

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)   *** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Human Development and Sexual Health | Ophea.net

 A1.5, A1.6, D1.3 Influences on Our Self-Concept During Adolescence

The Destructive Effects of Stereotypes and Assumptions

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, D2.5 Building Confidence and Healthy Relationships During Adolescence

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.6 Making Choices in Healthy Relationships

A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.3, D2.5, D2.6, D3.3 Building Healthy Relationships

Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Puberty, Healthy Relationships and Consent

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.5, D2.6 Niagara Region: Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities, and videos

Teaching Tool – Healthy Relationships (Grade 6) 

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D3.3,  Niagara Region: Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities,  and videos

Teaching Tool – Gender and Sexual Diversity. Stereotypes and Assumptions (Grade 6)

D2.5 Grade 6 Puberty Changes – Details – Kahoot!    French

D2.5 Healthy Relationships Video

D2.6 Consent Explained Video: What Is It? – YouTube

Self-esteem

D2.5 Child Self-Esteem Workshops & Teacher Resources | Dove

Mental Health

D2.5 We All Have Mental Health video

Always Changing and Growing Up Resources

Grade 5/6 Puberty Education in Collaboration with OPHEA and PHE

Leader’s Guide 5/6

Student Guides

Student worksheet

Curriculum Link
Resource Link
D2.1, D2.2, D3.1
D2.1, D2.2
D2.1, D2.2
D2.1
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource
Additional Resource

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.1 Benefits of inclusion, respect, and acceptance

  •  D1.2 Effects of cannabis, drugs

  • D1.4 Seeking help – professional helpers

  • D1.5 Connecting thoughts, emotions, and actions

  • D2.3 Safe and positive social interaction, conflict management

  • D2.4 Strategies, safe choices, influences, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis

  • D3.2 Responsibilities, risks – care for self and others, safety practices

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Healthy Decision Making | Ophea.net

A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D2.4: Preventative Measures | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.2, A1.6, D1.2, D1.4: Fitness Breaks and Healthy Eating Tips | Ophea.net

A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D1.4, D2.4, D3.1, D3.2: Safety Practices for a Healthy Life | Ophea.net

Internet Safety | Ophea.net
A1.1, A1.4, A1.6, D1.1, D1.5 Building Respectful, Accepting, and Inclusive Online Communities
A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3, D3.2 Managing Conflict and Staying Safe While Interacting with Others Online
A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.1, D2.3, D3.2 How to be a Good Digital Citizen

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Concussion
Grade 4 to 6

Brain Waves A free, informative and fun half-day neuroscience presentation for students in grades 4 to 6. Trained volunteers with an understanding and passion for injury prevention bring the hands-on program which includes activity booklets, helmet fitting tips and jello brains to the classroom.

D3.2Parachute- Brain Waves

Concussion
Grade 5 to 8
Concussion awareness books
D3.2 Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 11-14 | ontario.ca
French 

Road Safety
Lesson Plans Grade 4 to 6
D3.2Junior Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French 

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • 1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.4 Seeking help – professional helpers D1.5 Connecting thoughts, emotions, and actions

  • D2.5 Understanding of puberty changes, healthy relationships

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Partner Resource: Mental Health Literacy | Ophea.net
A1.1, A1.2, A1.6, D1.4  Lesson 1: Support Systems

 A1.1, A1.5, A1.6, D1.5 Lesson 2: Thoughts, Emotions, Actions

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

D2.5 We All Have Mental Health

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1: Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2: Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5: Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6: Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.2: Effects of cannabis, drugs

  • D1.4: Seeking help – professional helpers

  • D2.3: Safe and positive social interaction, conflict management

  • D2.4: Strategies, safe choices, influences, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis

  • D3.1: Benefits of healthy eating/active living

  • D3.2: Responsibilities, risks-care for self and others, safety practices.

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS,ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE USE
Healthy Decision Making | Ophea.net
A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D2.4: Understanding Drug Use | Ophea.net
A1.1, A1.2, A1.6, D1.2, D1.4: Getting Help | Ophea.net
A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D1.4, D2.4, D3.1, D3.2: Safety Practices for a Healthy Life | Ophea.net

Ophea Activity Plans (No login required to access):
A1.6, D1.2, D1.4: Did You Know? | Ophea.net
A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.4: What Would I Do? | Ophea.net

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS

D1.2, D1.4, D2.3, 2.4: Teaching Tool – Cannabis (Grade 6) – Niagara Region, Ontario
D1.4: Cannabis: Important things to know – Kids Help Phone
D1.2, 1.4, 2.4: Cannabis | CAMH   (Available in French)

SUBSTANCE USE

D1.2, D1.4, D2.3, D2.4: Be drug-free (grade 6)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • 1.2: Effects of cannabis, drugs
  • D1.4: Seeking help – professional helpers

  • D2.3: Safe and positive social interaction, conflict management

  • D2.4: Strategies, safe choices, influences, alcohol, tobacco, cannabis

Other Resources:

Ophea Instructional Videos (Available in French-No login required to access)
Video 2: Responding To Peer Influences Involving Vaping | Ophea.net (Grade 6)

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

 VAPING & TOBACCO

D1.2, D1.4, D2.3, D2.4: Vaping (grade 6)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link

  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping
  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships
  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity
  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking
  • D1.3 Delaying sexual activity
  • D1.4 Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs)
  • D1.5 STBBIs and pregnancy prevention (ie. abstinence, contraception, condom use)
  • D2.4 Sexual health and decision making
  • D3.3 Relationship changes at puberty (for example, with family, peers, others)

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)  *** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Human Development and Sexual Health | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.3, D2.4 Responsibility and Choice

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, D2.4, D3.3 Puberty

A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, D1.4, D1.5 Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections

A1.3, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.3 Communicating Clearly

A1.3, A1.6, D1.6 The Relationship between Mental Health and Mental Illness

Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Birth Control and Sexually Transmitted Infections

A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.3, D2.4, D3.3  Niagara Region Niagara Region:

Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities, and videos

:  Teaching Tool – Making Decisions about Sexual Health (Grade 7)

A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, D1.4, D1.5 Niagara Region: Niagara Region: Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities, and videos

Teaching Tool – Sexually Transmitted Infections (Grade 7) 

D1.5 Grade 7 STIs – Details – Kahoot! French

D1.4, D1.5 Grade 7 Birth Control – Details – Kahoot!  French

D2.4, D3.3 What’s the Deal?: Grade 7/8 Activity Book

D1.5 Birth Control Kit  French

D1.5 Birth Control Tool  French

D1.5Contraception_Methods  Booklet

D1.4, D1.5 Sex and Contraception-It’s Time to Talk -Your Quick Guide

D1.5 How Effective is my Birth Control tool?

D1.5 18 Questions.pdf (bchu.org)

Always Changing and Growing Up Resources

Grade 7/8 Puberty Education in Collaboration with OPHEA and PHE

Leader’s Guide 7/8

Student Guides

Student worksheet

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.1 Benefits and dangers – technology

  • D1.2 Mental health, substances, support

  • D2.2 Impact of bullying/ harassment

  • D2.3 Body image, substance use

  • D3.2 Implications of substance use, addictions, and related behaviours

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Making Choices for Personal Health | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.5, D1.1 Benefits and Dangers of Technology
A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, D1.1, D2.2 Harassment and Resolution Strategies
A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.2 Help, Help, Help!
A1.3, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3 Healthy Bodies
A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.1, D1.2, D2.2, D2.3 What Would You Do?

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Concussion
Grade 5 to 8
Concussion awareness books

Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 11-14 | ontario.ca
French 

Road Safety
Lesson Plans grade 7 to 8
D3.2 Intermediate Student Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • .6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.6 Mental health, mental illness

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Partner Resource: Mental Health Literacy | Ophea.net

A1.6, D1.6 Mental Health, Mental Illness

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.2: Stress Management and Coping
  • A1.3: Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.4: Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5: Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6: Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.1: Benefits and dangers – technology

  • D1.2: Mental health, substances, support

  • D2.2: Impact of bullying/harassment

  • D3.2: Implications of substance use, addictions, and related behaviors

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS, ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE USE:
Making Choices for Personal Health | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.2: Help, Help, Help! | Ophea.net
A1.3, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3: Healthy Bodies | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.1, D1.2, D2.2, D2.3:: What Would You Do? | Ophea.net

Ophea Activity Plans (No login required to access):
A1.6, D1.2, D3.2: Cannabis Use and Health Effects | Ophea.net
D1., D3.: Costly Habits | Ophea.net (Grade 7 and 8)

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS

D1.2, D3.2: Teaching Tool – Cannabis (Grade 7) – Niagara Region, Ontario

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • D1.2: Mental health, substances, support
  • D3.2: Implications of substance use, addictions, and related behaviors

 Other Resources:

Ophea Instructional Videos (Available in French-No login required to access)
Video 3: Factors That Influence Personal Choices About Vaping | Ophea.net (Grades 7-8)

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

VAPING & TOBACCO

D1.2, D3.2: Vaping (grade 7)
D3.2:  Downloads & Educator Resources – Not An Experiment grade 7/8 lesson plan (Available in French)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link

  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping
  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance
  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships
  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity
  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking
  • D1.4 Decisions about sexual activity; supports (for example, parents, family, health professionals)
  • D1.5 Gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, self-concept (knowing and appreciating oneself)
  • D2.3 Decision making considerations and skills
  • D3.3 Relationships and intimacy
  • D3.4 Societal views, impact of stigma
OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French) *** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Human Development and Sexual Health | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D2.3, D3.3 Healthy Relationships

A1.2, A1.5, D1.5 Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexual Orientation

A1.1, A1.2, A1.5, D1.4 Factors Affecting Decision Making About Sexual Activity

 A1.5, A1.6, D2.3 Effective and Suitable Protection to Prevent Pregnancy and STBBIs

A1.4, A1.6, D3.4 Mental Health, Mental Illness and Stigma

Other Resources

2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Healthy Relationships and Sexually Transmitted Infections

A1.2, A1.5, D1.5 Niagara Region: Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities, and videos

Teaching Tool – Gender and Sexual Diversity (Grade 8) 

A1.1, A1.4, A1.6, D3.3 Niagara Region: Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities, and videos

Teaching Tool – Healthy Relationships (Grade 8)

A1,1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.5, A1.6, D1.4, D2.3 Niagara Region: Includes core content knowledge, Ppts, activities, and videos

Teaching Tool – Making Decisions about Sexual Health (Grade 8)

D1.5 The Sexuality Wheel – Teachers | Teaching Sexual Health

D2.3 Fighting Fair: How Do You Resolve Conflict?

D 3.3 Communicating Without Speaking: The Role of Texting in Relationships

 

Always Changing and Growing Up Resources

Grade 7/8  Puberty Education in Collaboration with OPHEA and PHE

Leader’s Guide 7/8

Student Guides

Student worksheet

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5 Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.2 Reducing risk of injuries, death

  • D1.3 Warning signs, consequences

  • D2.2 Assessing situations for potential danger

  • D3.2 Impact of violent behaviours; supports Substance Use,

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****
2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Keep Yourself Safe | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.6, D1.2 Dangerous Situations
A1.2, A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D2.2 Assessing Dangerous Situations
A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.3, D2.2 The Dangers of Substance Use
A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.3, D3.2 Substance Use Impacts
A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D1.3, D2.2, D3.2 Responding to Scenarios

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Concussion
Grade 5 to 8
Concussion awareness books
D1.2 Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 11-14 | ontario.ca
French 

Road Safety
Lesson Plans grade 7 to 8
D1.2 Intermediate Student Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1 Identification and Management of Emotions

  • A1.2 Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.3 Positive Motivation and Perseverance

  • A1.4 Healthy Relationships

  • A1.6 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D2.4 Routines and habits for mental health

  • D3.4 Societal views, impact of stigma

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

Partner Resource: Mental Health Literacy | Ophea.net

A1.1, A1.2, A1.3, A1.6, D2.4 Lesson 1: Routines & Habits for Mental Health

A1.4, A1.6, D3.4 Lesson 2: Societal Views & Impact of Stigma

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • A1.1: Identification and Management of Emotions
  • A1.2: Stress Management and Coping

  • A1.4: Healthy Relationships

  • A1.5: Self-Awareness and Sense of Identity

  • A1.6: Critical and Creative Thinking

  • D1.2: Reducing risk of injuries, death

  • D1.3: Warning signs, consequences

  • D2.2: Assessing situations for potential danger

  • D3.2: Impact of violent behaviours; supports

OPHEA Resources: (All lessons are also available in French)
*** Please login into OPHEA account first to have direct access to lesson plans****

2019 Curriculum-Strand A- Social-Emotional Learning Skills
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS,ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE USE:
Keep Yourself Safe | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.3, D2.2: The Dangers of Substance Use | Ophea.net
A1.1, A1.2, A1.4, A1.6, D1.3, D3.2: Substance Use Impacts | Ophea.net
A1.2, A1.4, A1.5, A1.6, D1.2, D1.3, D2.2, D3.2: Responding to Scenarios | Ophea.net

Ophea Activity Plans (No login required to access):
A1.2, A1.6, D1.3, D2.2: Cannabis and You – Making Safe Choices | Ophea.net
D1., D3.: Costly Habits | Ophea.net (Grade 7 and 8)

Other Resources
2019 Curriculum-Strand D-Healthy Living

CANNABIS:
D1.2, D1.3, D2.2: Teaching Tool – Cannabis (Grade 8) – Niagara Region, Ontario

SUBSTANCE USE:

D1.2, D1.3, D2.2: Teaching Tool – Substance use (Grade 8) – Niagara Region, Ontario

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • D1.2: Reducing risk of injuries, death

  • D1.3: Warning signs, consequences

  • D2.2: Assessing situations for potential danger

Other Resources:

Ophea Instructional Videos (Available in French-No login required to access)
Video 3: Factors That Influence Personal Choices About Vaping | Ophea.net (Grades 7-8)

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VAPING & TOBACCO

D1.2, D 1.3, D 2.2: Vaping (grade 8)

D1.2, D1.3, D2.2: Downloads & Educator Resources – Not An Experiment grade 7/8 lesson plan ( Available in French)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • ​C1.1 Connection to holistic health: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual [PS, CT]
  • C1.3 Resilience – protective and risk factors [PS, CT]

  • C1.4 Preventing pregnancy and STIs

  • C1.5 Factors affecting gender identity and sexual orientation; supports [PS]

  • C2.2 Relationships – skills and strategies [PS, IS]

  • C2.3 Thinking ahead about sexual health, consent, personal limits [PS, CT]

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Contraception, healthy relationships, Sexually Transmitted infections and consent

C1.1, C1.4, C2.2, C2.3

Niagara Region:Teaching Tool – Contraception

C1.3, 1.5, C2.2, C2.3 

Niagara Region:Teaching Tool – Healthy Relationships

C1.1, C1.4  

Niagara Region:Teaching Tool – Sexually Transmitted Infections

C1.4 Condom Line-up Game French

C1.4 Using a Condom – Teachers | Teaching Sexual Health

Teacher-Notes-Condom-Demo

C1.4 Using a Dental Dam    French

Teacher-Notes-Dental-Dam-Demo

C1.4 STI Trivia Game  (PPT)

C1.4: Birth Control Trivia Game (PPT) 

C2.3 Online Relationships: Respect and Consent

C2.3 Understanding Consent Video  French

C2.3 It’s as Simple as Tea

C2.3 Grade 9 Is it Consent or Not Consent? – Details – Kahoot!  French

C1.5 Social Influences on Sexuality and Gender Roles

C2.2, C2.3 It’s a Big Deal Grade 9-12 Activity Book

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • No direct links to curriculum

Other Resources
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Concussion
Grade 9 and up- concussion awareness books
Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 15 and up | ontario.ca
French

Road Safety
C1.1, C2.1
Lessons Plans 9 to 12
Secondary Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C3.2 Mental health concerns – warning signs and responses [PS, IS]

  • C1.1 Mental health – factors that enhance [PS, IS]

  • C1.4 Mental illness, addictions – causes, manifestations, and effects on personal health and well-being C3.4 Skills for dealing with stressful situations [PS, IS] C3.5 Mental illness – reducing stigma [PS, IS, CT]

  • C2.5 Maintaining health and well-being when independent [PS, CT]

Other Resources
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School Mental Health Ontario

Mental Health Literacy-Student Health Action
Resources for educators includes:

  • Preparation Material

  • Implementation Material for school staff

  • Lesson Plans

  • Classroom resources

  • Parent/Caregiver information

Find a Resource – SMH Professionals – School Mental Health Ontario (smho-smso.ca)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C1.3: Resilience – protective and risk factors [PS, CT]
  • C2.4 Responding to challenges involving substance use or addictions – use of living skills [PS, IS, CT]

  • C3.4: Social influences; decision-making, communication skills [IS, CT]

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Ophea Activity Plans (No login required to access):
C1.3: My Factors, My Resilience, and My Choices | Ophea.net
C3.4: My Influences, My Skills, and My Choices | Ophea.net

ALCOHOL
C1.3, C3.4: Alcohol on the Web – Lesson | MediaSmarts (Grades 9-10)

Other Resources:
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CANNABIS
C1.3, C3.4: Teaching Tool – Cannabis (Secondary) – Niagara Region, Ontario

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  •  C1.3: Resilience – protective and risk factors [PS, CT]
  • C2.4 Responding to challenges involving substance use or addictions – use of living skills [PS, IS, CT]

  • C3.4: Social influences; decision-making, communication skills [IS, CT]

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VAPING & TOBACCO
C1.3 Talking with teens about vaping: Tip sheet – Canada.ca
(Available in French)

C1., C.2.4, C3.3  Teacher’s Guide: Smoking (Grades 9 to 12) (kidshealth.org)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C2.5 Decision making, communication, healthy sexuality [PS, IS, CT]

  • C3.4 Misconceptions relating to sexuality [CT]

  • C3.5 Relationships – effects on self and others [PS, IS, CT]

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Healthy Relationships and Consent

C2.5 Personal Values & Decision Making   French

C3.5 Relationships  French

C2.5 Understanding Consent Lesson 1  French

C2.5 Understanding Consent Lesson 2 French

C3.4

Personal Values, Sexuality and culture – grade 10 (durham.ca)

Value Statements

How to Know your Values

C2.5 Active Listening: How to Communicate Effectively

C2.5 How to be a Good Listener

C2.5, C3.5 It’s a Big Deal Grade 9-12 Activity Book

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C3.2 Minimizing health and safety risks – physical and personal environment [PS]

Other Resources
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Concussion
Grade 9 and up- concussion awareness books
C3.2  Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 15 and up | ontario.ca
French

Road Safety
Lessons Plans 9 to 12
C3.2  Secondary Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Road Safety- Motor Vehicle info
C3.2

Road safety – Parachute (parachutecanada.org)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C3.2 Mental health concerns – warning signs and responses [PS, IS]

  • C1.1 Mental health – factors that enhance [PS, IS]

  • C1.4 Mental illness, addictions – causes, manifestations, and effects on personal health and well-being C3.4 Skills for dealing with stressful situations [PS, IS] C3.5 Mental illness – reducing stigma [PS, IS, CT]

  • C2.5 Maintaining health and well-being when independent [PS, CT]

Other Resources
2015 Curriculum-Strand C-Healthy Living

School Mental Health Ontario

Mental Health Literacy-Student Health Action
Resources for educators includes:

  • Preparation Material

  • Implementation Material for school staff

  • Lesson Plans

  • Classroom resources

  • Parent/Caregiver information

Find a Resource – SMH Professionals – School Mental Health Ontario (smho-smso.ca)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C1.2: Effects on health and well-being [PS]
  • C2.3: Conflict with oneself and with others; resolution strategies [PS,IS,CT]

  • C2.4: Responding to challenges involving substance use or addictions – use of living skills [PS,IS,CT]

  • C3.3: Addiction-related issues – local, national, and global [CT]

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Ophea Activity Plans (No login required to access):
C2.3, C2.4: Cannabis and You – Conflicts, Resolutions, and Well-being | Ophea.net
C3.3: Your Position about Cannabis in Your Community | Ophea.net

ALCOHOL

C1.2, C2.4: Alcohol on the Web – Lesson | MediaSmarts (Grades 9-10)
C1.2, C2.4, C3.3: Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns – Lesson | MediaSmarts (Grades 9-11)

Other Resources:
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CANNABIS
C1.3, C3.4: Teaching Tool – Cannabis (Secondary) – Niagara Region, Ontario

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  •  C1.2: Effects on health and well-being [PS]
  • C2.3: Conflict with oneself and with others; resolution strategies [PS,IS,CT]

  • C2.4: Responding to challenges involving substance use or addictions – use of living skills [PS,IS,CT]

  • C3.3: Addiction-related issues – local, national, and global [CT]

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VAPING & TOBACCO
C1., C3.3 Find Lessons & Resources | MediaSmarts
C1., C.2.4, C3.3  Teacher’s Guide: Smoking (Grades 9 to 12) (kidshealth.org)
C1., C.2.4, C3.3  Drugs: Use, Abuse and Addiction – Lesson Plan (Grades 9 & 10) – Royal Canadian Mounted Police (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C1.4 Mental illness, addictions – causes, manifestations, and effects on personal health and well-being
  • C2.3 Reproductive and sexual health; proactive health measures [PS, CT]

  • C3.4 Skills for dealing with stressful situations [PS, IS]

  • C3.5 Mental illness – reducing stigma [PS, IS, CT]

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C1.4 Promoting Mental Health Finding a Shared Language

C2.3 Sexual and Reproductive Health

C2.Reproductive Health Lesson 1 Reproductive Health Lesson 1 (PPT) Reproductive Health Lesson 2

C3.4 Building Resilience Activity Guide

C3.5 Reducing Stigma Activity Guide

C3.4 It’s a Big Deal Grade 9-12 Activity Book

Mental Health and Reproductive Health 

C3.4 Building Resilience Activity Guide

C3.5 Reducing Stigma Activity Guide

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C1.2 Actions, risks, and influencing factors [PS]

  • C2.1 Strategies for making safer choices [PS, IS, CT)

  • C3.2 Behaviours associated with risk – social impacts, costs, and ways of preventing [IS, CT]

Other Resources
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Concussion
Grade 9 and up- concussion awareness books
C1.2, C3.2  Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 15 and up | ontario.ca
French

Road Safety
Lessons Plans 9 to 12
C1.2, C2.1, C3.2  Secondary Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C3.2 Mental health concerns – warning signs and responses [PS, IS]

  • C1.1 Mental health – factors that enhance [PS, IS]

  • C1.4 Mental illness, addictions – causes, manifestations, and effects on personal health and well-being C3.4 Skills for dealing with stressful situations [PS, IS] C3.5 Mental illness – reducing stigma [PS, IS, CT]

  • C2.5 Maintaining health and well-being when independent [PS, CT]

Other Resources
2015 Curriculum-Strand C-Healthy Living

School Mental Health Ontario

Mental Health Literacy-Student Health Action
Resources for educators includes:

  • Preparation Material

  • Implementation Material for school staff

  • Lesson Plans

  • Classroom resources

  • Parent/Caregiver information

Find a Resource – SMH Professionals – School Mental Health Ontario (smho-smso.ca)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  •  C2.2: Connections between substance use, addictive behaviour, and physical and mental health; making safer choices [PS, CT]
  • C3.3: Risk factors and supports [PS, IS, CT]

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Ophea Activity Plans (No login required to access):
C3.3: Cannabis – Know the Facts | Ophea.net (no login required to access)

ALCOHOL
C2.2, C3.3: Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns – Lesson | MediaSmarts (Grades 9-11)

Other Resources:
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CANNABIS
C1.3, C3.4: Teaching Tool – Cannabis (Secondary) – Niagara Region, Ontario

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C2.2: Connections between substance use, addictive behaviour, and physical and mental health; making safer choices [PS, CT]
  • C3.3: Risk factors and supports [PS, IS, CT]

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VAPING & TOBACCO:
C2.2, C3.3Teacher’s Guide: Smoking (Grades 9 to 12) (kidshealth.org)

C2.2, C3.3: Grade 11 Lesson 4 Tobacco and Tobacco-Like Products: Dependency and Cessation (albertahealthservices.ca)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C1.3 Skills and strategies for evolving relationships [PS, IS, CT]

  • C2.4 Identifying personal aptitudes and interests; developing life plans [PS]

  • C2.5 Maintaining health and well-being when independent [PS, CT]

  • C3.4 Bias and stereotyping in media portrayal of relationships [CT]

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Relationships, Sexual Influences and Sleep Hygiene

C1.3 Changing Relationships – Grade 12 (durham.ca)

C2.5, C3.4 Media Influences on Sexuality

C2.4 My Life My Plan – Best Start

C2.5 Sleep Hygiene 101

C1.3, C2.4, C2.5 It’s a Big Deal Grade 9-12 Activity Book

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • No direct link with curriculum

Other Resources
2015 Curriculum-Strand C-Healthy Living

Concussion
Grade 9 and up- concussion awareness books
Government of Ontario Concussion Awareness Resource e-booklet: Ages 15 and up | ontario.ca
French

Road Safety
Lessons Plans 9 to 12
Secondary Students Road Safety – CAA South Central Ontario (ontarioroadsafety.ca)
French

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C3.2 Mental health concerns – warning signs and responses [PS, IS]

  • C1.1 Mental health – factors that enhance [PS, IS]

  • C1.4 Mental illness, addictions – causes, manifestations, and effects on personal health and well-being C3.4 Skills for dealing with stressful situations [PS, IS] C3.5 Mental illness – reducing stigma [PS, IS, CT]

  • C2.5 Maintaining health and well-being when independent [PS, CT]

Other Resources
2015 Curriculum-Strand C-Healthy Living

School Mental Health Ontario

Mental Health Literacy-Student Health Action
Resources for educators includes:

  • Preparation Material

  • Implementation Material for school staff

  • Lesson Plans

  • Classroom resources

  • Parent/Caregiver information

Find a Resource – SMH Professionals – School Mental Health Ontario (smho-smso.ca)

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C1.2: Consequences of substance misuse – short-term, long-term, legal [CT]
  • C2.3: Developing resilience, making healthy choices[PS, IS, CT]

  • C3.3: Local and international trends and issues [CT]

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Ophea Activity Plans (No login required to access):
C2.3: Consequences of Cannabis Misuse – Your Choices | Ophea.net
C3.3: Cannabis – Issues, Trends, and Impacts | Ophea.net

Other Resources:
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CANNABIS
C1.3, C3.4: Teaching Tool – Cannabis (Secondary) – Niagara Region, Ontario

Curriculum links Resource Name/Link
  • C1.2: Consequences of substance misuse – short-term, long-term, legal [CT]
  • C2.3: Developing resilience, making healthy choices[PS, IS, CT]

  • C3.3: Local and international trends and issues [CT]

2015 Curriculum-Strand C-Healthy Living

VAPING & TOBACCO:
C1.2,C2.3 Teacher’s Guide: Smoking (Grades 9 to 12) (kidshealth.org)
C1.2, C2.3 Grade 12 Lesson 2 Substance Use and major life areas (al