Sleep and Rest Teacher Resources

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Get More Sleep

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Help learners identify habits that interfere with sleep and to understand the importance of adequate rest and its impact on not only physical health, but also emotional wellbeing.
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We All Need Sleep

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils examine and discuss the importance of getting a good night's sleep everyday. They discuss why we need sleep and develop a class chart of reasons why children need sleep. They complete a sleep worksheet and discuss the answers to...
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Human Body Series: Sleep

For Students 5th - 6th
In this sleep habits worksheet, students fill out a log for one week that details sleep habits and patterns including hours slept, naps, and the energy level felt each day.
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Key to Good Health: Sleep and Mental Relaxation

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Learners investigate the effect good sleep and rest has on the human body.  In this health lesson, students discover the different stages of sleep and discuss ways they can ease their own tension through exercise or meditation.  Learners...
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Heart Rate and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
What is the relationship among the heart, circulation, and exercise? Your class members will explore first-hand how different physical exercises affect an individual's heart rate. They will begin by learning how to measure their own...
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Sleep and Energy

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students explore the concept of a good night's rest. In this sleep and energy lesson plan, students keep track of hours slept per night for a week and how they feel each day. Students discuss how good rest contributes to feeling alert...
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Sleep Central

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore healthy and unhealthy sleeping habits. They make a class graph of the total number of hours students, as a class, sleep for the week.
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Sleepy, Sleepy- Dictionary Work with Words Related to Sleep

For Students 10th - 11th
In this ESL dictionary use worksheet, students look up a list of word that are related to sleep such as drowsy, nap, siesta, and sleepwalking. They place the 8 words in the appropriate places in a cloze paragraph
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The Perfect Sleep Nest

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students read the "Animal Bedrooms" worksheet to themselves, or have your students take turns reading the sentences out loud. You can also read the worksheet out loud to your students. They discuss if they can think of other strange...
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The Nervous System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An anatomy presentation starts with the function, evolution, and organization of the nervous system. It includes the three types of neurons, synapses, myelin, neurotransmitters, the brain, and the spinal cord. Additionally, the...
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What Makes Muscles Grow?

For Students 6th - 9th
It might work for Popeye, but it takes more than spinach to make us strong. This short video illustrates how the cycle of muscle damage and repair, exercise, nutrition, and rest make us strong.
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Recovery

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This presentation covers an extensive range of terms related to proper fitness recovery! Slides review such concepts as active recovery, aids to recovery, importance of hydration and diet, useful acronyms to address injuries, sports...
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How Much Sleep Do Animals Need?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and complete "Guess How Much Sleep These Animals Need" worksheet. They use the chart and record how much sleep different animals get until the chart is full. They then discuss why sleep is important.
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Keeping a Sleep Diary

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use a Sleep Diary to record their sleeping hours and their energy levels each morning and discuss whether they see a connection between the number of hours they sleep each night and their energy levels.
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Who Am I? - Courage - Facing the Dragons

For Teachers K - 1st
Students participate in a class discussion about sleep, dreams, and nightmares while discussing the importance of courage. Students listen to a teacher read story while thinking about the ways in which they prepare to get rest. ...
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Feeling Sleepy

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students read the article "Feeling Sleepy?" students compare the article to a sleep survey they do in their class, describe problems that can arise from not getting enough sleep and identify strategies for getting adequate sleep.
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The Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students see how NASA scientists are studying the circadian timing system to improve astronaut's physical and mental tasks while working in space. They demonstrate how fractions, decimals, and percents are related.
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Animal Adaptations: Migration and Hibernation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
When winter comes, animals are faced with two choices: migrate to a warmer climate or hibernate until spring arrives. Explore these interesting animal behaviors with the learning activities in this elementary life science lesson plan. To...
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Can You Solve the Vampire Hunter Riddle?

For Students 6th - 12th
Young hunters require neither stakes nor silver bullets to vanquish vampires resting in their coffins. They rely instead on their knowledge of mirrors, diffusers, and angles to solve the riddle presented in a short video.
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Get Ready, Get Set, Hibernate

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students match each body part or idea from a work bank about methods of animal adaptations for winter survival. They observe as the first one, food is covered with the whole class before completing the rest of the diagram. They discuss...
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Revising For Parallel Structure Worksheet 3

For Students 9th - 11th
In this grammar worksheet, students read and rewrite the italicized part of twenty sentences to make each one parallel with the rest of the sentence.
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Mission Nutrition

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners explore having healthy habits. In this healthy habits lesson, students discover healthy things to eat, how to take care of their teeth, and why it is important to get plenty of rest. Student draw and label pictures and play...
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Reading Comprehension Practice

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Read the short passage from the end of Chapter 5 of the Happy Feet, Healthy Food Kids' Club book. Afterward, children answer three yes or no questions about their own sleep habits to help them make self to text connections. This is meant...
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Drinking Water: An Important Way to Stay Properly Hydrated!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
This is an absolute must-have resource for any elementary teacher! Learners discover the importance of proper hydration, the roles water plays in the human body, and tips for drinking water regularly throughout the day.

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