Curriculum Overview K-12 Cont.

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LESSONS

E1  Digital Intelligence—Grades 3-5: Students are introduced to Digital Dawn, an Emoji that guides them their learning. Students play a listening team game where they must answer questions based on information provided by the presenter or the Emoji (Emoticon). There are no Elementary Computer Science Standards in Colorado

MIDDLE SCHOOL LESSONS

M1  Digital Intelligence—Grades 6-8: Students play a word scramble to uncover important principles of digital intelligence. Colorado State Board of Education approved the Computer Science standards on 4/11/18 for Middle School

M2  Role of a CSP Port of Entry Officer—Grades 1-8: Students learn about the role of the CSP Port of Entry Officer and play a game Trivial Pursuit. Math Standard 1: Number Sense, Properties and Operations

M3  Home Alone—Grades 4-7: students will be able to recognize what to do and what not to do when left at home without adult supervision. Students are engaged playing a game thinking of words and rules associated with being safe at home. Comprehensive Health 4.10

M4  Marijuana and Opioids—Grades 7-8: Students vote with their feet as they learn about the effects of marijuana and opioids on their growth and development. Comprehensive Health 4.10

M5  Water Safety—Grades 3-8: Students play a board game to learn about safety while playing in or near water. Comprehensive Health 4.2

M6  Teamwork—Grades 6-8: Students will divide into teams and play a game in which they must work cooperatively to accomplish a common goal. Physical Education Standard 3.2

HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS

H1  Safety at Parties—Grades 9-10: Students divide into teams to play a game of Cash Cab in which they are quizzed on safe practices when attending parties. Comprehensive Health 4.1

H2  Run Hide Resist—Grades 8-12: Students learn about ways to keep safe in the event of a threat: Run, Hide, or Resist. Comprehensive Health 4.10

H3  Role of a CSP Communications Officer—Grades 7-12: Students learn about the role of the Colorado State Patrol Communications Officer and tips for calling 911 or *CSP.

H4  Role of a CSP Port of Entry Officer—Grades 9-12, Adult: Students learn about the role of the CSP Port of Entry Officer and play a game of Truck Safety Match Game to learn tips for sharing the road with large trucks.

H5  Impaired Driving—Grades 9-10: Students read the story of Todd Peeples who died tragically in a drunk driving accident. Then students role play how to say “no” to peers when pressured to take drugs or alcohol. Comprehensive Health 4.10

H6  Teamwork—Grades 11-12: Students will divide into teams and play a game in which they must work cooperatively to accomplish a common goal . Specific responsibilities will be given to each team member. Physical Education Standard 3.2

H7  Rural Traffic and Night Driving—Grades 11-12: Safety tips and challenges related to rural traffic safety and night driving are discussed. At different points in the lesson, students will divide into small groups to analyze and discuss the handouts of data and charts related to rural and night driving crashes. Also, included is a one-minute video giving tips on how to prevent or handle close encounters with animals on the roadway. Comprehensive Health HS 4.10

H8  CSP—Driving Pet Peeves—Grades 11-12: Using a set of five videos from Colorado State Trooper Lewis, students learn about behaviors that annoy other drivers and tips for how to drive more safely on Colorado roads and highways. Comprehensive Health HS 4.10

H9  Car Owner Tips—Grades 9-12: Students learn how to check air pressure, change a tire, jump start a car, and check the car fluids. A review of common dashboard warning signals is also provided. Comprehensive Health HS 4.10

H10  Marijuana and Opioids– Grades 9-12: Students brainstorm in pairs, ways to advocate for preventing underage marijuana use and opioid addiction. Additionally students learn five steps to be an effective advocate for any cause. Comprehensive Health 4.10

H11  Digital Intelligence—9-12: Students brainstorm, in pairs, ways to advocate for preventing underage marijuana use and opioid addiction. Additionally students learn five steps to be an effective advocate for any cause. Computer Programming 2020 CAS H.S. 3.5

H12  Introduction to Bias—7-12: Through paired conversations, students explore their personal values, beliefs, and biases. Comprehensive Health H.S. 8.3.2

H13  Search and Seizure Due Process—11-12: Students will discuss Search & Seizure, and Due Process using scenarios and movie clips. Consideration: The content in this lesson may not resonate with some historically marginalized communities. There is audio and video in the PowerPoint. Adequate audio speakers are recommended. Social Studies H.S.4.1.

H14  Motorcycle Safety—10-12: Students will examine driving and sharing the road with motorcycles on Colorado roads using cartoons. Comprehensive Health H.S. 4.10

H15  Mountain Biking—6-12: Students learn about mountain biking safety playing a card game in which they collect cards from a mutual deck of playing cards to secure the highest scoring amount. Comprehensive Health H.S. 4.10

H16 Surviving Dangerous Driving Situations—11-12: Five scenarios in which students set priorities to survive an emergency. Topics discussed include: tire blowout, hydroplaning, carjacking, vehicle in a body of water, and car stuck in mud. Comprehensive Health H.S. 4.10

H17  Victims of a Crime—9-12: Lesson includes a game in which students are “assassinated” by a winking murderer. Discussion follows on emotionally, psychologically, and physically violent crime and how to support someone who has been a victim. Physical Education Standard H.S. 4.9

 

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