This Concussions: Grades 6-8 lesson plan also includes:
Teach middle schoolers to learn how to prevent concussions, recognize the symptoms of a concussion, and what they should do in case of a concussion. After reading articles that provide background information, groups create factsheets that identify symptoms, prevention tips, and treatment options. They also create podcasts that raise awareness of the need to get concussion baseline testing before engaging in sports.
- Arrange to have the school's IT specialist help with creating and uploading the podcasts to the school website
- Groups must have access to computers with internet
- The packet includes detailed plays for the activities, discussion questions, links to background articles, and a comprehension quiz with an answer sheet