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Dangerous Decision-Making Unit: Middle School Health Curriculum

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From our #1 "Best-Selling Middle School Health Program" on TPT!
This digital download product, is editable in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for print and online on Google Drive.

This Middle School Decisions curriculum will help your teens navigate the peer pressures and consequences of teen decisions!

Your students will LOVE this-it's so relevant to their lives and the world we live in today!

Articles are shocking, revealing, often heart-breaking, and very relatable for teens!

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Click here for a preview of the Middle School Curriculum.

>> Integrated Skills Based, Content Based / Knowledge Based. The best 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.

>>Fact and Evidence based. The program meets all 15 “Characteristics of an Effective Health Education Curriculum” set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Why Purchase This Program:

  • Includes 3 Grade Level Ready-to-Teach unit lessons.
  • Teacher directions follow PowerPoint slides to walk you through lessons.
  • STUDENT DOCS are uploaded onto Google Slides and Forms.
  • This program was created by a National Board Certified Health teacher with 19 years of experience teaching Health.
  • Low Prep!
  • Assign Health worksheets in your Google Classroom or paperless platform.
  • Compatible with Microsoft platforms. Simply download my "Student Docs Google Slideshow" (which includes fill-in text boxes) to your computer and upload and assign on your online Microsoft platform.
  • Step-by-step instructional video on how to navigate our files and folders, and how to use the Google Slideshows, uploading to Google Drive tips and more!

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1. What's in the Decision-Making Unit:

-Using the WWWWH Decision-Making Model for Pressure to use Alcohol
-Using the WWWWH Decision-Making Model for Violence
-"Decision-Making Role Play Task Cards" Activity
-Finding true story articles about someone who made a harmful decision.
-Class share out of decision articles.

-“Independent Study Dangerous Decisions” Lessons
-This includes 2 articles each from 9 decision topics that students can complete independently, or in pairs, or as a class!

-Topics include:

1. Dangerous Selfies (death or injury caused by selfies taken in dangerous/daredevil circumstances)

2. Vaping

3. Cutting/Self-Mutilating and SuicideHigh Speed Driving

4. Taking Bets and Dares

5. Sexting

6. The Choking Game

7. Driving at High Speeds

8. Binge Drinking and Drinking Games

8. Giving out Personal Information on the Internet

-"Dangerous Decisions Worksheet"
-Article and Advice for Parents
-Students work in groups to read and discuss articles in these topics:

1. Dangerous Selfies (death caused by selfies taken in dangerous/daredevil circumstances)

2. Vaping

3. High Speed Driving

4. The Choking Game

5. Taking Bets and Dares

6. Drinking Games

7. Sexting

8. Goofing Around on Cars and Trucks

9. Cutting/Self-Mutilating and Suicide

10. The Dangers of the Sun and Tanning Booths

11. Giving out Personal Information on the Internet

12. Shaken Baby Syndrome

13. Carrying a Loaded Gun

14. Teen Runaways and Homelessness

15. Unhygienic Body Tattoos and Piercings

16. Water Safety (Boating and Jet Ski Accidents)

17. Using Drugs

If you are interested in using both 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 we designed as consecutive, scaffolded lessons ranging from middle to high school, with no lesson repetition.

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