Students and teachers LOVE these "Level 3 Health" lessons! ! Step-by step lessons that follow PowerPoint slides walk you through each lesson!These lessons are taken from TeacherPayTeachers #1 best-selling Middle School/Jr. High Health curriculum.
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The middle school years are also what scientists call a “sensitive period” for social and emotional learning, when the brain is primed to learn from social cues.”* What a perfect time to teach healthy habits and smart choices! This curriculum will help your teens navigate the mental, social, and emotional changes during this time in life and thrive!
This resource is for the third year of Health-Either 8th Grade Middle School or 9th Grade Junior High.
- Low Prep- All units are in one folder
- Includes 4 Ready-to-Teach separate programs set up for 6, 9, 12, + 18 Week programs!
- Teacher directions follow PowerPoint slides to walk you through lessons
FUN! I added a fun of the "Student Packet Notes!" Students take notes from PowerPoint slides in all kinds of shapes and foldable cut-outs!
- ALL STUDENT DOCS uploaded onto
- This program was created by a with 19 years of experience teaching Health. Lessons are tried and tested!
- This resource includes many lessons that promote social and emotional learning (SEL).
- ★ Bullying Escape Room
- ★ Dangerous Decisions Unit!
- ★ Addiction Escape Room
- ★ Depression Escape Room
- ★ This is an editable “For Print” curriculum created in Word and PowerPoint, a digital resource !
- ★ Assign Health worksheets in your Google Classroom or paperless environment from Google Slides . Also Includes .
- ★ Don't teach for 90 days? No problem! - Use the 4 "Set Lessons in Weeks You Teach" programs (See more below about set 6, 9, 12, and 18-week programs.)
- ★ Includes a I created to show you not only
>> Integrated Skills Based, Content Based / Knowledge Based. The of both worlds.
>> Meets all MS National Health Education Standards.
>> Meets all MS Technical Subjects Health Common Core Standards.
>> Meets all Washington State’s rigorous Health Education Standards.
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There are 4 different "Set Lessons in Weeks You Teach" programs that can be configured in so many possible teaching scenarios, it's likely to work for your teaching line. These 4 programs are each
This program has lessons each if you:
- a) Teach 7th Middle/8th Jr. High for 6 Weeks
- b) Teach 7th Middle/8th Jr. High for 9 Weeks
- c) Teach 7th Middle/8th Jr. High for 12 Weeks
- d) Teach 7th Middle/8th Jr. High for 18 Weeks
1. Beginning a School Year
2. Stress, Depression, and Suicide
3. Mental Health
5. Stop Bullying: Empathy and Violence
9. Conflict Resolution
12. Sex Ed.
13. Environmental Health
14. Celebrating Diversity
15. Dangerous Decisions
16. Ending a Term
: 90 LESSONS
- Motivation: Building Confidence!
-“Confidence” Video with Review sheet
-“Best Motivational Video”
-The Gratitude Experiment”
-Thank You Letters
-File Folders and Learning Targets
-Who I Am Makes a Difference!
-True Story Articles to Share
EXTRA: Organization to Begin a New School Year
-Learning Target Success Criteria Exit Sheet
-250 All New "Learning Target" posters
-Teacher Evaluation Tips for the "Danielson" "5 Dimensions," and "Marzano" Frameworks
-Creating “Stress Relieving” Card Game”
-Depression - vs - Clinical Depression
-True story article
-"Depression Around the Room” activity
-Cutting and Suicide
-Suicide Risk Factors
-"Think Before You Speak” Video
-What to Do if Someone You Know Talks of Suicide
-Unit Test Review
-“Depression/Suicide Parent-Teen Communicator”
-“Stress-Free BINGO” Test Review
-Stress Unit Assessment
-NEW!! Stress, Depression and Suicide Escape Room!
-Shut the Door on Suicide Interactive Google Slides
-"Personal Values" Survey
"Mahatma GandIi Quote"
-"Values Parent-Teen Communicator Homework"
-5 Dimensions of Health Mental Health Doodle Notes!! (OnGoogle Slides)
-Understanding Non-Communicable Diseases
-World non-communicable diseases stats
-Top Four Non-Communicable Diseases in the U.S.
“Non-Communicable Diseases Interactive Heart”
-“Ways to Prevent NCD Handout”
-Online “Personal Risk Assessment Tool”
-FUN!! “Non-Communicable Diseases Card Game"
-Coronavirus Activity added, as well as COVID-19 added to Communicable
-Definition of Empathy
-“Our Words Have Power
-NEW!! Bullying Escape Room!
-Empathy in “Perspectacles”
-“Life Stories Poster Project “
-”What Would It Be Like” Worksheet
-“One Person Can Make a Difference”
-Share Life Stories in Groups
-Assertive, NOT Aggressive
-“Blind, Paralyzed, or in Prison for Life”
-The Dangers of Tobacco
-Chewing Tobacco Dangers
-Cigar and Pipe Dangers
-$ Spent on Cigarettes
-Tobacco Facts Articles
-Trends in Health Newsletter Homework
-"The Truth About Tobacco" Self-Advocacy Group Video Project!!
-“Alcohol Truths and Myths
-Interactive Alcohol Poisoning Activity
-Alcohol State Laws Activity
-Dysfunctional Families and Co-Dependent Behaviors
-Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
-“Alcohol Decision-Making Homework”
-Fun Alcohol Board Game
-“Risk Factors For Addiction” Survey
-Intervention Video with Video Review Sheet
-NEW!! Addiction Escape Room!
-Date Rape Drugs
-Ecstasy and Depressants Video
-”Drink Safety Tips” Activity
-The Truth About Marijuana” Reflection
-PAIR/SHARE and Discussion
-“The Truth About Marijuana” Mural
-Drug Free BINGO Test Review
-Drug Refusal Skills Role-Play Task Cards
-“Drug Unit Test
-So QUIC” Conflict Resolution Model to Resolve Conflicts
-“Why Most Relationships Fail” Video
-“Survivor” Video Example
-“I’ Statements Activity”
-“So Quic Quiz” for Review
-“So Quic” Conflict Practice
-“So Quic Quiz #2”
-Career Interest Survey
-“Rise Above the Dream Breakers Project”
-Introduction to Nutrition
-"Students use provided links to articles on all these topics to complete two class bodies:
-"Calorie Awareness Worksheet" Help a boy named Marcus eat healthier!!
4. Students will start to use the "Harvard Healthy Plate Worksheet" to record their own personal formula totals!!
-Understanding Fat and Cholesterol
-“Fast Food Restaurant Posters”
-Water Extra Credit Activity
-How Much Sugar Should I Have?
-“Sugar and Fat Science Lab Experiment”
-The Importance of Breakfast
-Using the “USDA MyPlate”
-Media Literacy: Grocery Store Savvy and Product Manipulation
-“How to Read a Food Label Activity”
-Fast Food Posters!!
-“Food Label Scavenger Hunt”
-“Eating Healthy for Life Survey” (What bad habits do I have?)
-Healthy Versus Unhealthy Weight Loss
-Weight Loss Videos
-“Long-Term Goal Setting Activity”
-Understanding Eating Disorders
-Emotional Eating Survey
-Eating Disorders Video
-Improving Body Image
-Analyzing Media Video
-“Nutrition Facts Card Game”
-Nutrition Unit Test Review
-Sexuality Opt-Out” info
-Puberty -★NEWLY UPDATED LESSONS!★
-Swan Story and Worksheet
-The Responsibility of Sex!
-Why Abstinence Makes Sense for Teens
-The Effectiveness of the Reproductive Systems
-Female Anatomy and Issues
-“Love Language Survey”
-Male Anatomy and Issues
-“Girl Talk/Boy Talk Day”
-Understanding Sexually Transmitted Infections
-S.T.I. Video and Slideshow
-“Communicable Diseases Card Game”
-“H.I.V. / A.I.D.S. Quiz”
-AIDS / Abstinence
-Good Reasons for Abstinence
-Setting Sexual Limits
-Birth control Choices and Worksheet
-Sexual Assault Information
-NEW!! Sexual Assault Escape Room
-Traits of Unhealthy Relationships
-Dating and Domestic Violence
-“Healthy –vs- Unhealthy Relationships Activity”
-Social Media Safety
-Unit Test Review
-Fun “Sexuality Board Game”
-“Sex Ed. Unit Test”
-21 different Ideas to Promote “Community Health"
-All new videos!
-Six Key Ingredients to a Healthy Community”
-Health or Fitness Careers
-Safe Home Environments
-“I Am....” Exercise
- Beverly D. Tatum’s “The Complexity of Identity: “Who Am I?”
-True Stories of Prejudism, Racial Profiling, and Racism
-True Stories that One Person CAN Make a Difference
-Bryan Stevenson’s Video: ” From Slavery to Mass Incarceration” and Racial Profiling
-Bryan Stevenson’s “Ted Talk”
-The House That Racism Built
-Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream Art Project!!
-High Speed Driving
-Drinking Games and Binge Drinking
-Taking Bets and Dares
-Giving Out Info on the Internet
-Homelessness and Running Away
-Unhygienic Body Piercings
-Messing Around with Guns
-Shaken Baby Syndrome
-The Choking Game
-Goofing Around on Cars or Trucks
-The Dangers of Sun and Tanning
-Dangerous Selfies and Vaping
-★Articles now on Google Docs to save paper
-Term in Review
-Final Test Review
-“What I Learned in Health Class Board Game”
-Final Health Term Assessment
“Compliments Around the Room”
: This 8/9th Grade (Level 3) Health program is not consecutive with my High School Health program.
Thus, if you are interested in using of our Middle/Jr. High and High School Health programs for yourself or your school district, you will want our SEQUENTIAL Middle/Junior AND High School Health Curriculum, which I designed as 4 consecutive, scaffolded programs ranging from middle to high school, with no lesson repetition.
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