Personal Health Management Teacher Resources

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Understanding Stress

For Teachers K - 5th
Students study stress. In this personal health lesson, students play "Stress Attack" to help them note the physiological responses to stress. Students also learn how to relieve stress with a mental exercise and 3 physical exercises.
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Health Education: Stress Management

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders deal with stress. In this personal health lesson plan, 3rd graders define stress and demonstrate positive stress management strategies.
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Health Education: Stress 2

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate how to deal with stress. For this personal health lesson plan, 4th graders identify family, school, and community resources as sources of social support to reduce or prevent stress.
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Under the Influence

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the effects of teen drinking. In this personal health lesson, students research alcohol's effect on the teen brain. Students discuss their findings about the alcohol-brain connection and create brain maps.
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Smoke Signals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the implications of tobacco use. In this personal health lesson, students participate in a classroom activity that calls for them to characterize a smoker and then examine the harmful effects of smoking on his/her body.
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Home Living / Daily Living: Importance of Keeping a Healthy Body Weight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prepare your special education class for a healthy life. They visit with a nutritionist, practice simple exercises, and discuss healthy food choices. They then make goals for weight loss and management. Additional supporting activity...
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Relationships and Sexuality

For Teachers 8th
Adolescence is a tumultuous time for the learners in your class. Guide them through the rocky world of friendships, risks, personal health, and emotional turmoil with a set of lessons about teenager relationships and sexuality.
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Soundtracks to Soothe

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students evaluate music for their calming and anger managing effects. They discuss what kinds of music they listen to and how it makes them feel, match types of music with pictures that evoke different feelings, and take their pulse...
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Feelings

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore how to appropriately deal with their feelings. In this personal health lesson plan on feelings, students participate in a group discussion about feelings, and complete two activities writing about their feelings and...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Labels on Food Products

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Everybody needs to know how to make healthy choices when it comes to food. Understanding food labels is the first step. Using empty food packaging, you'll discuss what food labels are, what information can be found on them, and how to...
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Relaxation Station

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the Relaxation Station which teaches students how to C.O.P.E. with stress and anxiety. They discover helpful strategies to use in a classroom center.
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Empathy

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read articles about being afraid, dealing with anger and apologizing. For this feelings lesson, 2nd graders read articles and discuss the feelings they have. Students describe their feelings and how to be supportive of...
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Adopt Good Personal Health Habits

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students, through teacher lecture and instruction, review the personal wellness habits that can prevent illness and maintain good health. Hopefully, if students adopt these habits they will decrease their chance of getting sick.
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Assessing Health Habits

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss what are the characteristics of a personal with good health. They read an article about influences on health and discuss and perform a self assessment to gauge their personal health. They then go to the gym and...
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Three Factors Threaten Teens

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use. In this health journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Three Factors Threaten Teens", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an...
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Nutrition (Weight Management)

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore nutrition and the effect it has by participating in class discussions.  In this diet and exercise instructional activity, 7th graders analyze print advertisements and discuss how unrealistic their expectations are...
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The Smoker:20 Years Later

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the physical effects of smoking. They examine methods that help one avoid the temptation to smoke. They look at the profile of a smoker and predict what may happen to that person's health if he/she continues to smoke...
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Sportsmanship: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete activities regarding good sportsmanship. For this sportsmanship instructional activity, students discuss winning, losing, and cheating. They participate in Sportsmanship scenarios and discuss what they would do in each...
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Recycling and Waste Reduction

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners investigate recycling and waste reduction and its positive impact on the environment. In this environmental science instructional activity, students determine how and why materials are recycled. They apply their knowledge by...
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Consuming Healthy Snacks

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition...
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Opening Day Activities - 8th grade

For Teachers 8th
Getting to know each other is very important in any class, but especially in physical education where students are totally interacting, and objects come in to play. Learning to trust and respect each other as a team is vital. Start out...
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Opening Day Activities

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Use these opening day activities for the first day of your physical education classes. Set the tone, get your class moving around, and have them talk to each other! There are a couple of activities to help you and your classes get started.
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Healthy Touches and Private Touches

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen and share ideas. They role play situations where they would use the safety rules and share different kinds of touches that make them feel comfortable, uncomfortable or confused. They discuss what a person can do when...
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Opening Day - Lesson 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Here are a few good activities to do for the first or second day of a physical education class. The activities are designed for the class to get acquainted and to build community. The activities come from Adventure Curriculum Physical...
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Summer Safety Safari

For Teachers 1st
First graders demonstrate their understanding of summer safety by creating guidelines for Summer Safety posters.
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You Are What You Eat: Keeping Our Bodies Healthy

For Teachers K
Students sort pictures of food into their correct food group category.
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Treating Substance Abuse Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct an open discussion on the legal, social, and health consequences associated with substance abuse. Working in pairs, students discuss the effects of substance abuse and brainstorm possible solutions. ...
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Pesticides in Schools

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the practices their school uses for pest control. Depending on their findings, students may suggest alternative, non-chemical methods. They present a pest control plan to school officials. Great, real life lesson!
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Motherhood: Then and Now

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss the similarities and differences between motherhood in the past and motherhood in the present day. In this social science lesson, 6th graders observe and discuss various pictures with mothers and daughters in them....
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Heart Disease Prevention

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders get into groups and brainstorm ways to obtain physical activity and different healthy foods to eat. They then develop and write and individual plan for healthy living and commit to enforcing their plan for a minimum of one...
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Illness and Prevention

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine how their behavior affects the transmission, prevention, and recovery from disease or illness.
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Breakfast of Champions

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders classify foods using the food pyramid and write about the foods they eat. They distinguish between healthy and junk food and make healthy choices for their meals. They listen to the story "No Peas for Nellie" and discuss...
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Why the Grinch Stole Christmas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars write paragraphs highlighting reasons why the Grinch may have stolen Christmas.
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Pre-K Appetizer

For Teachers Pre-K
Students understand there are healthy and not healthy food choices. In this food pyramid lesson, students learn to make healthy choices by playing a traffic light game. Students recognize raw foods from the farm may not be ready for...
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Germs

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss as a class how many of them have sneezed today. They then listen as the teacher explains that germs come out of their nose during a sneeze or when they blow their nose. They then discuss other ways that a person...
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Let's Go Camping!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars view and use visual texts to gain and present information, become familiar with and use appropriate technologies eg. publish writing on computer, use photographs to record events, use video to record events.
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Nutrition and the Food Pyramid

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine the food pyramid and how healthy food effects the body. They discuss what they ate for breakfast and identify what makes a food healthy. Students analyze the food pyramid, and cut out magazine pictures of food and...