Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lesson on Values

The lesson for class on August 30 and 31 (Thursday & Friday) explored the concept of values – what is a value, where do our values come from, which are our most important values, and how awareness of values shape … Continue reading

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Lesson on Stress

The lesson on Tuesday and Wednesday (Aug 28 & 29) explored the concept of stress – what it is, what it may look, feel like, and sound like, what are the series of changes that occur in the body when … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem Lesson 2

Students had their second lessons on Self Esteem on Wednesday and Monday (Aug 22 & 27). We listened to “Like a Rock” by Bob Seger and then students this chart to analyze the lyrics to identify those lines that relate to characteristics … Continue reading

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Independent Reading Title Ideas

The MS/HS library has a large selection of novels and memoirs that explore various mental illnesses and behavioral disorders. You will be selecting one to read for the project for the mental illness unit, but there are many others that … Continue reading

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Self Esteem Lesson 1

Take another self-esteem inventory online! On Friday and Tuesday (Aug 17 & 21), the lesson explored the concept of self esteem, characteristics of people with high self-esteem, and why self-esteem is relevant to other health behaviors. Ms Lockwood shared a Self … Continue reading

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Influences Skits

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Analyzing Influences

Two important reasons for studying health: to be happy (high levels of health being a strong predictor of happy and content people, like the Danes) and to live as long as Japanese women (who have the longest life expectancy at … Continue reading

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Health Triangle Lesson

The lesson on August 10 & 13 was an introduction to the Health Triangle. Students first provided written responses to a Health KOW. Following two student activities to generate thinking about the concept of ‘Health’, Ms. Lockwood shared some key … Continue reading

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