Eating Disorders: Grades 6-8

This Eating Disorders: Grades 6-8 lesson plan also includes:

Raise awareness of eating disorders with a two-activity lesson plan with middle schoolers reading articles to gather background information and then create audio messages and advertisements that promote healthy self-esteem and body image.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Create a message wall where class members post suggestions for how to be supportive of a friend with an eating disorder
Classroom Considerations
  • Be sensitive to the fact that some pupils or their family members may be dealing with eating disorders
  • The focus is on anorexia and bulimia
Pros
  • The packet includes detailed directions for the activities and a comprehension quiz with an answer key
Cons
  • None