Parachute Stress

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Stress isn't necessarily a bad thing. The key, however, is learning how to appreciate eustress and manage distress. "Parachute Stress," a lesson designed for high school freshmen, has them identify 10 major stressors as well as the support systems that they can call on when stressed. Class members watch videos and a presentation that provides management strategies and then craft an art project that illustrates what they have learned.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Project the "Trouble Tree" story and save on copying costs
Classroom Considerations
  • Part of the Health Smart series
  • The links to the YouTube videos within the resource do not work; however, if you copy and paste the links, you can access the stress and snake videos
  • The slide presentation includes examples of finished work
  • Instructors can add their own notes to the presentation