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Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School StudentsLesson Planet
6th - 9th
This is a very valuable lesson for middle schoolers on the importance of maintaining a healthy body image through diet, exercise, and positive mentality. The resource includes four lesson plans. The first two plans outline the physical...
Mental Health Lesson PlansLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), the stigma of mental illness is often worse than the actual disorder. With the lesson plans, pupils discover the myths and stereotypes associated with mental health disorders....
Too Large to be a Lunatic Asylum: South Carolina’s Mental HealthLesson Planet
Eighth graders examine the history of South Carolina's mental institutions. In this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders discover details about asylums built in the state in the 1800's. Students analyze primary sources about mental...
Healthy Living Lesson Plan 7 - Yoga and RelaxationLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Yoga can help to relieve stress as well as help learners become more aware of their bodies. They can also work on flexibility, coordination, strength, and balance. There is a link to the entire instructional activity which contains...
Nellie Bly to Dr. Peter Bryce: 19th Century Asylum ReformLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What kind of treatment could a patient expect in an asylum during the 1800's? The abusive and neglectful conditions in 19th century asylums are the focus of a lesson plan that examines the work of reformers Nellie Bly, Dorothea Dix, and...
Puberty/Adolescence, Day 2: "Who AM I? Where Am I Going?"Lesson Planet
7th - 10th
A great unit! There is a lot of content that is personal so make sure you have created a safe zone in your classroom before doing this lesson. It will have much more meaning if your learners share their life with others in the class....
Key to Good Health: Sleep and Mental RelaxationLesson Planet
4th - 10th
Students 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. Students...
Life of a Soldier after the Civil War Lesson Plan: What's in a NameLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of institutional bias. In this Civil War lesson, students read case studies on the treatment of Irish and African-American veterans who did not receive their pensions from the war. Learners discuss their...
What Can We Do with All This Stuff?Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Need a way to boost community and involve local neighborhoods into your school? This may be your answer. Ecology is the way! Think, plan, and consider living in a no-waste place as your class embarks on this unit to learn about the...
The Modernist Struggle: Allusions, Images, and Emotions in T.S. Eliot’s PrufrockLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
After a series of close reading activities that focus on modernist elements in T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," individuals are asked to adopt the point of view of a mental health professional and e-mail Prufrock...
Economy's Stuck, but Business is Booming at Therapists' OfficesLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of the economy and mental health. In this economy and mental health lesson, students read an article about how the mental health community is booming due to the poor economy. Students discuss ways to deal...
Creating a Therapeutic Soundscape: Ambient Improvisations and Planned Catharsis (CTE)Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
How is music a form of therapy? Scholars explore the topic using the fourth and final lesson from the Changing One's Tune: A Music Therapy STEM series. Learners explore the relationship between music and the mind and describe the power...
Recovery From Drug AddictionLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Are there factors that put some individuals at a higher risk for drug addiction than others? Learn more about the risk factors that may make some people more susceptible to addiction, as well as protective factors that help prevent...
Albion Tourgée & the Fight for Civil RightsLesson Planet
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Who was Albion Tourgee? To find out about this amazing man, class groups participate in a jigsaw activity in which they become experts on a particular period during Tourgée’s life and then share what they have learned with a second...
Making Active, Healthy Lifestyle ChoicesLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
What does the term "lifestyle" mean? What constitutes an active lifestyle? What constitutes a healthy lifestyle? The main ideas in this lesson focus on what an active healthy lifestyle looks like. There are questions for discussion, and...
Religion and Ethics: Living with Special NeedsLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students explore human behavior by exploring mental and physical disabilities. In this learning disability lesson plan, students identify the different disabilities students have which prevent them from working at the same pace as the...
Developing Self Awareness.Community, and Exploring Personal QualitiesLesson Planet
Older individuals just overcoming homelessness or drug abuse issues, engage in a practical lesson to boost self-awareness. They work through two hours of activities intended to aid them in gaining a self perspective while increasing...
Exploring The Work Of The World Health OrganizationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the work of The World Health Organization and conduct research using a variety of resources that focus upon the contributions of the organization to the regulation and making of recommendations to nations....
An Unfinished Tale...Lesson Planet
K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Challenge your writers to compose a proper ending for the short story "The Talisman." Class members start out by either listening to or reading the first nine paragraphs of the story. The rest is up to them! Encourage kids to resolve the...
Recognizing a Message's Point of ViewLesson Planet
9th - 11th
Students study the physical, mental, and social health benefits of regular exercise while attempting to recognize the point of view of media messages. They read an article and discern ways in which they can make regular exercise a part...
Food & Science - How Healthy is Your Diet?Lesson Planet
4th - 5th
Learners experiment with various foods to determine fat and starch content. They rub jam, peanut butter, bananas, and other foods in a small circle on a piece of paper, and observe the results. If there is a high fat content in the...
SHINE Against Bullying - Let Your Inner STAR ShineLesson Planet
SHINE stands for Stand up for yourself, Help other, Inform adults, Never us technology to bully, Encourage other to stand up. Using this tenet students role-play bullying scenarios and create a comic strip showing the SHINE steps....
Stress Less: Understanding How Your Mind and Body Respond to AnxietyLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What could be more relevant to teens and preteens than experiencing stress? Use an article from the New York Times website to practice valuable Common Core skills for informational text reading, and also get a discussion going in your...
Growing in Communities, Kids on the GrowLesson Planet
7th - 10th
Students participate in an after school program that promotes concern for others, recognizing differences, accepting differences, leadership roles, mentoring, self-responsibility and personal safety. They explore the diversity of their...
Breaking News English: Teacher on Trial for Attacking StudentLesson Planet
5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Teacher on Trial for Attacking Student," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 10 true or false questions about the selection.
Breaking News English: Japan's First Mad Cow Disease DeathLesson Planet
5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Japan's First Mad Cow Disease Death," and then respond to 10 multiple choice, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
The Duties of Governments: Dix vs. PierceLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students examine the role of Dorothea Dix on behalf of people with disabilities. They discuss President Pierce's veto of legislation she helped create. They address the rights and responsibilities of citizen's and the role of government.
Babies Deserve A Good Start! Alcoholism: A Three Fold DiseaseLesson Planet
5th - 12th
Pupils study the basic disease concept of alcoholism. The determine that alcoholism is progressive and explore the levels of progression. They name the three factors contributing to the cause of alcoholism and explain each one with...
Highlights of Modern American Family Art and LiteratureLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Students develop imagery in literary and art works. They discuss Jacob Lawrence's painting, the "Tombstones, 1942", which conveyed overcrowded tenements and families living in Harlem (New York, New York). They design picture stories...
The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-AdvocacyLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Students study the role the Supreme Court plays in laws and decisions that affect individuals with disabilities and examine the policies of the American with Disabilities Act. They draw parallels between policies enacted by the ADA and...