# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Early Childhood, Education, and Services Task 1212629317

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the characteristics of a healthy child and behavioral/physical symptoms of selected childhood illnesses/diseases.

Definition

Identification should include listing the characteristics of a healthy child, listing outward signs of the illness/disease and describing the normal course of the illness/disease.

Identification should include illnesses and diseases such as

  • fever
  • gastrointestinal upset
  • swelling
  • strep throat
  • hand, foot and mouth disease
  • fifth disease
  • abnormal skin appearance
  • chicken pox
  • lice
  • ringworm
  • tuberculosis
  • complaints of pain or fatigue
  • cytomegalovirus (CMV).

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What are some examples and characteristics of childhood illnesses/diseases?
  • Why is it important to be able to recognize signs/symptoms of illnesses/diseases?
Communication
  • What questions can one ask children to help with assessing illness?
  • In what ways can one report information about exposure to illnesses/diseases and communicate the center’s policy concerning childhood illness?
  • How can one communicate with parents the importance of regular checkups for their child?
Leadership
  • What are the basic health practices and procedures regarding illnesses/diseases?
  • How is cooperation vital in preventing the spread of illnesses/diseases?
  • What organizations or resources could one use to improve the care of ill children?
  • What is the role of the early childhood education professional in establishing safety and sanitation in the classroom?
Management
  • What procedures are used once a child is identified as having a contagious illness/disease until he or she can be sent home?
  • What routines can cut down the spread of contagious childhood diseases?

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to understand, analyze, and gain meaning from texts.
  2. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  3. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, and impact.
  4. Recognize an author’s intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea.
  5. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  6. Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts.
  7. Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified.
  8. Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information.
  9. Analyze, organize, and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, complete a task, or create a product.
  10. Differentiate between fact and opinion and evaluate their impact.
  11. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  12. Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

A Better You

 

Family Ties

 

Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Check the national website for Skill Events

 

Check the national website for online events

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

4.4.6

Implement basic health practices and prevention procedures for workers and learners regarding illness, communicable diseases, accidents and trauma.