Category Archives: Class Activities

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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Influences/Barriers & Super Size Me

On Wednesday and Thursday (March 20 & 21) we began with students identifying the most positive INFLUENCE on their food choices in general (considering nutrient content alone) and the biggest BARRIER to healthy eating habits. Next student responded some a Pre-viewing … Continue reading

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Intro to Mental Illness

The lessons on Friday and Tuesday (Feb 8 & 12) began with students self-assessing their self-reflection projects and submitting the same. Ms. Lockwood then shared the results of the body shape scale survey. Students then responded to unit Essential Questions so … Continue reading

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Lesson on Goal-setting and Project Introduction

Class on Tuesday and Weds (Jan 29 & 30) began with identifying important guidelines to follow when setting goals. Students then selected five specific, realistic and worthwhile goals, long or short-term, to work towards. Ms. Lockwood then introduced the Self-reflection … Continue reading

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Lesson on Stress

The lesson on Monday and Tuesday (Jan 21 & 22) 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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Health Triangle Lesson

The lesson on Jan 9 & 10 was an introduction to the Health Triangle, following an activity about characteristics of an ‘ideal classroom’. Students first provided written responses to a Health KOW. Following two student activities to generate thinking about … Continue reading

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Lesson on Nutrition Facts Label

To reinforce the message that daily physical activity is also essential for one’s health and wellness, we watched the RSAnimate video “23 1/2 hours“. Students then reflected in writing on Four Questions relating to nutrition fact labels. Ms. Lockwood presented a Sample … Continue reading

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Lunch Menu Analysis

The lesson on Monday and Tuesday (Oct 15 & 16) began with a pair-share activity thinking about the different factors that influence a person’s food choices. Then students took time to read through the  EXPLANATION AND EVIDENCE for why nutritionists at … Continue reading

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Health Eating Pyramid Lesson

On Thurs and Fri (Oct 11&12) we began class with a nutrient match up game to reinforce the concepts that a person can get specific nutrients from multiple sources and that in order to get all the nutrients one needs … Continue reading

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Intro to Nutrition Lesson

The lesson on Tuesday and Weds (Oct 9 & 10) began with students working in pairs on an eating disorders quiz to help distill and clarify their understanding of what an eating disorder is (or can be) and isn’t. Next, … Continue reading

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