HIV Curriculum Addenda is Available for Grades 4, 5 and 7-8

Curriculum Updates & Releases - Elementary K - 6 - Grades 7 - 8

The Michigan Model for Health™ curriculum has been updated and revised across Grades 4, 5 and 7-8 to address youth health risks for HIV prevention.

To support positive health behaviors and outcomes for students the updated MMH curriculum is available in both print* and digital formats and the scope of the HIV education curriculum content changes include:

  • New updated videos at the 4th, 5th and middle school grade levels on the topic of HIV prevention and revised lesson plans. Refer to the Contact Us section below about accessing the new curriculum videos.
  • Updated Family Resource Sheets (FRS) for parents and guardians.
  • Updated website resources for teachers and parents.
  • Removal of dated and unavailable resources.
  • Updated HIV/STI and Sex Education in Michigan: Summary of Legal Obligations and Best Practices guide.
  • Revised and updated Resources for Complying with Michigan’s Sex Education Laws and other Appendices documents including URL addresses for electronic documents.

*NOTE TO TEACHERS:  Be sure to inform your Sex Education Advisory Board (SEAB) of the replacement of videos for the revised Michigan Model for Health™ HIV prevention lessons before showing them in class to your students.  The District’s SEAB makes determinations on whether HIV content changes require school board approval.

**Please note:  Print addenda is available for the grade 4, 5 and 7-8 HIV curriculum to replace print manual pages for the “2016” copyright version.  Teachers and educators can refer to the Contact Us section on this page to acquire online access to the Addenda information and/or most recent curriculum. The updates and revisions were reviewed by a state team of content specialists.​

The Model for Healthy Kids

The Michigan Model for HealthTM is a nationally recognized, research-based comprehensive and sequential Pre-K through 12th grade health education curriculum. The MMH curriculum aims to give school-aged children and youth the knowledge and skills needed to practice and maintain healthy behaviors and lifestyles. It provides age-appropriate lessons addressing the most serious health challenges facing school children and youth.

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