Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lesson on Emotional Awareness

Class on Friday and Monday (Jan 31 and Feb 3) began with a “Minute to Win it” exercise – listing as many ‘feeling words’ as they can in one minute. Students watching a video of a dance/art performance – first without … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 on Stress

Class on Weds and Thursday (Jan 29 & 30) began with a progressive muscle relaxation exercise. Next, students reviewed how to evaluate if an Internet site can be considered reliable or not and using a question about the effect of … Continue reading

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Lesson on Stress

The lesson on Mon and Tues (Jan 27 & 28) explored the concept of stress – what it is, what it may look, feel like, and sound like (Negative Stress Y-Chart), what may be triggers or causes of stress for … Continue reading

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Lesson on Values and Decision Making

The lesson on Thursday and Friday (Jan 23 & 24) began with an exploration of values. Students considered the following questions – what is a value, where do our values come from, which are our most important values, and how do … Continue reading

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Analyzing Influences Lesson

The lesson starting on January 21 & 22 (Tues & Weds) explored the various influences, internal and external, on our lives and decisions that we make that affect our health (either positively or negatively). Students prepared short skits that illustrate … Continue reading

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Lesson on Health Triangle

The lesson on Friday and Monday (Jan 17 & 20) focused on the concepts of health and wellness and goal setting skills. Ms. Lockwood first shared some key concepts and ideas relating to the Health Triangle. Next students completed a health inventory … Continue reading

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Health 8 – An Introduction

Class on Weds and Thur (Jan 15 & 16) began with students sharing some information about themselves. Students then worked in pairs to identify the characteristics of an ‘ideal classroom’. Next, Ms. Lockwood briefly reviewed the class syllabus and the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year and Welcome!

Happy New Year and 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 … Continue reading

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