Unit Plan

Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for High School Students

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How does your class view themselves? High schoolers explore body image through a series of four activities. Groups collaborate to examine the changes we experience as a part of growing up, how the media influences body image, and healthy diet and exercise tips.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a speaker to class that has overcome an eating disorder
  • Have the class keep track of the foods they eat or their exercise habits and incorporate their results into the lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • Consider adding state-specific data to the unit, as the document contains only behavior statistics for Indiana teens
  • Ask students or coworkers for old magazines so you have plenty for the second activity
  • The activities are easy to plan and execute
  • Content is very relatable for high school pupils
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