Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lesson on Stress

The lesson on Tuesday and Weds (Sept 3 & 4) 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 Tuesday and Weds (August 27 & 28). We listened to “Like a Rock” by Bob Seger and then students use This WORKSHEET to analyze the lyrics to identify those lines that relate to characteristics of … Continue reading

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Skits on External & Internal Influences

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Self-Esteem Lesson 1

On Friday and Monday (August 23 & 26), we began exploring the concept of self esteem, characteristics of people with high self-esteem, and why self-esteem is relevant to other health behaviors. Students first identified five strengths and recorded these on … Continue reading

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Analyzing Influences Lesson

The lesson starting on August 21 & 22 (Weds & Thurs) and continuing on August 23 for periods 5, 6, & 8, explored the various influences, Internal and External, on our lives and decision that we make that affect our health (either positively … Continue reading

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Human Knot – Icebreaker

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Health Triangle Lesson

The lesson on Friday and Monday (August 16 & 19) focused on the concepts of health and wellness. Students first provided written responses to a Health KOW. Next,  students participated in two activities to explore thinking about the concept of ‘Health’. … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Health 8! I am looking forward to an exciting semester together! This blog is where you will find homework, class materials, and relevant links for topics that we are studying. Please take time to review the Health 8 … Continue reading

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