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Curriculum Expectations

Heads Up - Pedestrian Safety Education

Grade 3

Subject: Health and Physical Education
A3. Demonstrate responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others as they participate in physical activities
A3.1:Demonstrate behaviours and apply procedures that maximize their safety and that of others during physical activity
C2: Demonstrate the ability to apply health knowledge and living skills to make reasoned decisions and take appropriate actions relating to their personal health and well-being
C2.2 Apply their understanding of good safety practices by developing safety guidelines for a variety of places and situations outside the classroom (e.g., guidelines for water safety; safe routes and practices for going to school; home fire safety and emergency plans; safe camping checklists; guidelines for safe Internet use; personal hygiene guidelines; wildlife safety precautions; guidelines for managing allergies; Halloween safety practices; rules for behaviour around guide dogs, other service animals, and animals in general)

Grade 4

Subject: Health and Physical Activity
A3: Demonstrate responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others as they participate in physical activities
A3.1: Demonstrate behaviours and apply procedures that maximize their safety and that of others during physical activity
A3.2:Describe common precautions for preventing accidents and injuries while participating in different types of physical activity
C2:Demonstrate the ability to apply health knowledge and living skills to make reasoned decisions and take appropriate actions relating to their personal health and well-being
C2.2: Apply a decision-making process (e.g., identify potential dangers and risks, consider ways to stay safe, consider the pros and cons of each option, consider whether they need to check with an adult, choose the safest option, act, reflect on their decision, consider whether there is anything they could improve for next time) to assess risks and make safe decisions in a variety of situations (e.g., when using a wheelchair, cycling, preparing food)

Subject: Science and Technology
Strand  – Understanding Matter and Energy: Light and Sound
1: Assess the impact on society and the environment of technological innovations related to light and sound
1.1: Assess the impacts on personal safety of devices that apply the properties of light and/or sound (e.g., UV-coated lenses in sunglasses, safety eyes on garage door openers, reflective material on clothing, ear plugs, backup signals on trucks and cars, MP3 players, cellphones), and propose ways of using these devices to make our daily activities safer



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