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New York

The Doing the Right Thing website supports the following New York Academic Content Standards for Home Economics, Health Education, Physical Education, and Social Studies.

Grades K-6
Home Economics
1.I Apply decision-making process to dilemmas related to personal health.

Health Education
2.C Evaluate personal and social skills which contribute to health and safety of self and others.
2.C Recognize how individual behavior affects the quality of the environment.

Physical Education
2.C Demonstrate responsible personal and social behavior while engaged in physical activities.
2.C Create a positive climate for group activities by assuming a variety of roles.

Social Studies
5.C Understand how citizenship includes the exercise of certain personal responsibilities, including voting, considering the rights and interests of other, behaving in a civil manner, and accepting responsibility for the consequences of one’s actions.
5.C Consider the need to respect the rights of other, to respect others points of view.
5.E Examine what it means to be a good citizen in the classroom, school, home, and community.

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The Doing the Right Thing website supports the following Massachusetts Standards for the Comprehensive Health Curriculum Framework:

Grades K-12
Mental Health
Standard 5: Through the study of identity students will
5.3 Define character traits such as honesty, trustworthiness, self-discipline, respectfulness, and kindness and describe their contribution to identity, self-concept, decision-making, and interpersonal relationships.
5.4 Describe the effects of leadership skills on the promotion of teamwork.

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Rhode Island
The Doing the Right Thing website fulfills the following Rhode Island Standards for Health, Physical Education, and Civics and Social Studies:

Grades K-12
Physical Education
5. Demonstrates responsible personal and social behavior in physical activity settings.

Health Education
Standard Four: Students will analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health.
Standard Seven: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, community, and environmental health.

Grades K-4
Civics and Social Studies
C&G 1-2.b Students demonstrate an understanding of sources of authority and use of power, and how they are/can be changed by recognizing and describing the characteristics of leadership and fair decision-making and explaining how they affect others.

Grades 5-6
Civics and Social Studies
G&C 2.c Students demonstrate an understanding of the democratic values and principles underlying the U.S. government by exhibiting and explaining what it means to be a responsible citizen in the community.
G&C 3.b Students demonstrate an understanding of how the choices we make impact and are impacted by an interconnected world by explaining how actions taken or not taken impact societies.

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