7th Grade Middle / 8th Grade Jr. High Health: Level 2


Single Non-Transferable License

(A license for one teacher only that cannot be shared between teachers.)

For School District “Transferable Licenses” click here. 


PDF Preview


★★★★★TEEN HEALTH AT ITS BEST! These lessons are taken from my #1 best-selling Middle School/Jr. High Health curriculum, and they just got better!!

Here Me Talking Through Some of the Preview Slides:
NEW!: This program is now a digital resource for distance learning! (5/2021)
  • Assign Health worksheets in your Google™ Classroom or paperless environment using these student worksheets, surveys, tests, and handouts
  • Now includes links to ALL STUDENT DOCS on Google Slides and Google Forms! (except for interactive flip-ups, and board games that need to be printed and cut out!)
  • 16 Google Slideshows that are separated by days so it’s easy to send students daily lessons (See more details below.)
  • 270 Total Google Slides for all units
  • The 270 slides above were used to create 4 “Ready-to-Teach programs, totaling over 500 additional slides!
  • 23 Google Forms! (Editable, keys included, and created with amazing photos teens will enjoy!)

  • ALSO NEW!: I just added a fun flip and fold interactive version of the “Student Packet Notes! Students take notes from PowerPoint slides in all kinds of shapes and foldable cut-outs! Watch a 1-minute preview of the Interactive Student Notebook:

– Here’s More About This Level 2 Middle School Program:

-This program was created by a National Board Certified Health teacher with 19 years of experience teaching Health. Lessons are tried and tested!

-This is ONE PROGRAM FOR LEVEL 2 HEALTH if you teach the second year of Health in  a 7th grade middle school OR 8th grade junior high setting.

-The 70 LEVEL 2 Health lessons are divided into both a 16 unit program AND 4 different “Ready-to-Teach” grade-level programs that can be configured into almost any teaching scenarios you’ll have.

-This program meets your needs whether you teach 7th grade middle schoolers or 8th grade junior highers for 6 weeks, a quarter, a trimester, or a full semester.


  • Need a Different Level of Health?


  • But it today, teach it tomorrow:

-LOW PREP!! Step-by step lessons follow PowerPoint slides ans walk you through lessons!

-With this purchase, you will receive all future updates (new lessons and activities) that I     create related to this “Level 2 Health” resource FOR FREE!!

-This resource includes many lessons that promote social and emotional learning (S.E.L.)


  • This LEVEL 2 Health curriculum is a standards-based programThe program meets:

-Washington State Middle School 7th Grade Health Standards

-5 READING and 9 WRITING 6-8th Grade Common Core Standards (Grades 6-8)

-ALL 8 National Health Standard Indicators (6-8th Grade)


  • Here’s what buyers have to say about this Level 2 Health program:

-“Amazing quality work. Worth every penny.”


-“Just another PHENOMENAL product from one of my VERY FAVORITE sellers, Mrs. S’s Health and PE! The kids LOVE these activities, as usual, with your products! Exactly what I needed for MS Health with varying abilities of students. Thanks!”


– “Great resource for teaching health topics to middle school students!”


  • Here is How You Can Use This Flexible Program:


1) There are 4 different “Ready-to-Teach” grade-level programs that can be configured in so many possible teaching scenarios, it’s likely to work for your teaching line! This program has lessons if you:

  1. a) Teach 7th Middle/8th Jr. High for 6 Weeks
  2. b) Teach 7th Middle/8th Jr. High for 9 Weeks
  3. c) Teach 7th Middle/8th Jr. High for 12 Weeks
  4. d) Teach 7th Middle/8th Jr. High for 18 Weeks*

*90-Lesson Program includes 70 lessons + 20 fun lesson extensions

2) Each READY-TO TEACH program includes:


3) WANT TO TEACH BY UNITS?  Lessons are also formatted into 16 Units (See below) if you want to teach by unit!

4) Or, use the editable 70-Lesson Program to use in any way you want to teach it!

And remember, you can also get all the STUDENT DOCS ON GOOGLE SLIDES and FORMS!  Click here!


  • Here is more about this program:

-State, National, and Common Core Standards met are listed at the top of each lesson, and are also all listed in the main “Table of Contents” for easy reference! It’s easy to align to your own state standards!

-This program is project-based. It is full of interactive engaging lessons, “PAIR-SHARES, group work, flips, folds, and many art projects.

-“Learning Targets and “Daily Assessments” are listed at the top of each lesson.

-This is NOT your standard boring vocabulary words or book work! 396 pages of highly organized step-by-step teacher directions will engage your students, while the directions will suggest exactly what to say!!

-855 PowerPoints slides! Helps make learning visual! ★NEW GRAPHICS ON ALL POWERPOINTS!★

★NEW!★ All student worksheets, surveys, handouts and tests editable for print and on GOOGLE DRIVE!

-Worksheets, tests, and handouts, including unit and final assessment, and “Student Packet Notes”

-Links to MANY FREE videos!

-Homework assignments (Including “Parent-Teen Communicators”)

-Fun surveys – students LOVE these!

Best of all, students love this program (read the reviews above) and students who like what they’re learning are more likely to actually use what they learned outside the classroom.

ALSO NEW!: I just added a fun flip and fold interactive version of the “Student Packet Notes! Students take notes from PowerPoint slides in all kinds of shapes and foldable cut-outs! (See photos on the “PDF Preview” above!)


  • Be sure to see the Preview above!


  • Here is a QUICK LOOK at the 16 units included:

  1. Beginning a School Year
  2. Stress, Depression, and Suicide
  3. Mental Health
  4. Diseases
  5. Stop Bullying: Empathy and Violence
  6. Tobacco
  7. Alcohol
  8. Drugs
  9. Conflict Resolution
  10. Self-Esteem
  11. Nutrition
  12. Sex Ed.
  13. First Aid
  14. Environmental Health
  15. Community Health
  16. Celebrating Diversity



  • Here are SOME of the activities included in this Level 2 program:

1. Beginning a Year Unit:

-“Famous Failures” THEME

-File Folders System

-“Anonymous Teen Survey”

-“I AM ME“ Poems

-“What’s Your Animal Personality” Survey

-Tips to Boost Confidence” Video

-Shy Girl on X Factor Video

-Door Hanger Art Project

EXTRA: Organization to Begin a New School Year

-“Class Syllabus”

-Morning PowerPoints

-Learning Target Success Criteria Exit Sheet


-250 All New “Learning Target” posters

-Teacher Evaluation Tips for the “Danielson” “5 Dimensions,” and “Marzano” Frameworks

2. Stress, Depression, and Suicide Unit

-“Animal Stress Stories”

-“Depression: Black Dog Posters”

-“Traits of Depression Worksheet”

-Review of Stress, the Importance of Sleep, Resilience, and Depression

-Depression and Thoughts of Suicide

-Overcoming Depression and Anxiety

-“Life Without You” Worksheet

-Stress-Buster Coloring Homework

3. Mental Health Unit

-“Values Lesson”

-Values Parent-Teen Homework

-Gandhi Interactive Poster

-What’s Your Biggest Regret Activity

-Optional: Problem-Solving

4. Diseases Unit

-CANCER Information and Art Project

-Cancer Video

-“Family Medical History Homework”


-Optional: “Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases Card Games”

5. Empathy/Violence/Stop Bullying Unit

-Showing Empathy in Dealing with Bullying

-Ways to Stop a Bully Video

-“Hand in Hand” Bullying

-“Overcoming Hardships Inspiring Articles” activity

-Personality Survey

-Defining Violence

-True story articles

-Understanding anger

-“Anger Survey”

-Setting an anger goal

-Homework: Anger Cartoons

-Guest Speaker

6. Tobacco

-Dangers of Tobacco, Chewing Tobacco

-Tobacco Facts Articles and Puzzles

-Ad Appeals

-Marketing Psychology

-Tobacco Unit Quiz

-Tobacco Packs” Media Literacy Art Project”

-Supermarket Psychology”

7. Alcohol Unit

-“De-Bunking Alcohol Myths

-Getting the Facts

-“Alcohol True/False Scavenger Hunt”

-Aces Lesson-Overcoming Adverse Childhood Experiences

-Protective Factors Activity

-“Pros and Cons Decision-Making Model Worksheet”

-“Alcohol Role-Play Activity” (Peer Pressure lines and Refusal Skills)

8. Drugs Unit

-”Faces of Meth”

-Stimulants Video

-Why Teens Use Drugs

-“Body Parts 25 Things to Do Instead of Drugs”

-Molly and Other Designer Drugs Newsletter

-“OTC Scavenger Hunt”

-Drug Classification Review

-“Marijuana True-False” Quiz

-“How Pot Hurt Me” Card Game


-“Pharm Party Activity”


-Decision Making

-Drug Role-Plays

-Synthetic Drugs and more on Heroin

-Stages of Drug Addiction

-“Drug Progression Story”

-“Substance Parent-Teen Communicator” Homework

9. Conflict Resolution Unit

-Communication Skills Activity

-“Are You an Effective Communicator Survey”

-Wallet Cards Project

-So Quic and Quiz

-“Communication Survey”

-Optional Unit Assessment

10. Self-Esteem Unit

-What is Self-Esteem

-Slideshare presentation

-Self-Esteem Projects

-Self-Esteem Thesaurus Project

-“Accept The Best Survey”

-Motivating Quotes Homework

11. Nutrition Unit

-Intro to Nutrition

-MyPlate Activity

-Vending Machine Savvy and Food Label Reading ★NEW U.S.D.A. Food Labels!

-Iron and Anemia


-Protein needs

-Protein supplements and Creatine

-Sodium Facts

-“Food Records”

-“Count Your Calcium Worksheet”

-“Think Your Drink Caffeine and Sugar Activity” (Energy Drink Dangers)

-“Are you Eating Healthy? Survey”

-How diet affects CANCER

-Cancer Warning Signs

-The Benefits of Exercise

-“MyFitnessPal” Activity

– “Analyzing Fad Diets Project” (“Is This Diet Healthy?”)

12. Sex Ed. Unit

-Sexuality Opt-Out” info

-Reproductive System Information

-Reproductive System Video

-“Puberty BINGO”

-Female and Male Anatomy

-“Inside Puberty” then Watch “Puberty for Boys and Girls”

-Sexual Pressure Lines and Articles

-“Sexual Pressures Flip Charts Project”

-Consequences of Sex – Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV and Pregnancy

-Dealing positively with gender identity

-Dating Videos – Dealing with Emotions!

-Benefits of Choosing Abstinence

-“Emotional Baggage” Activity

-Optional “Birth Control/Using a Condom” Handout and Worksheet

-Romance, and Love: “What is Love?”

-What is Romance?” Art Project

-Sex Ed. Test Review

-Sex Ed. Parent-Teen Communicator

-Sex Ed. Unit Test

-Guest Speaker

13. First Aid Unit

-First Aid QR Coded Worksheet and Activity

-Group Re-enactment Project

-C.P.R. Video and Worksheet

-How to use an A.E.D

-Creating a First Aid Kit

-Public Service Announcements

-First Aid Cartoons

-Unit Assessments

14. Optional Community Health Unit

-21 different Ideas to Promote “Community Health”

-Six Key Ingredients to a Healthy Community”

-Health or Fitness Careers

-Family Health

-Safe Home Environments

15. Environmental Health Unit

-Understanding the 10 Top Environmental Issues

-“10 Environmental Issues Worksheet” with Partner (reactions and solutions)

-10 issues Group Activity

-“What Can I Do Follow-Up Project”

-Environmental Protection Agency 8 Topics “All Hands Working Together Project”

-Environmental Harm

-“Workplace Hazard” Reports

-“Public Service Announcement” Posters or Video

16. Cultural Diversity Unit

-Understanding the History and Complexities of Racial Diversity

-“Race Definitions and Quotes Handout”

-“My Uniqueness Project”

-Add an “Ad Slogan”

-Sharing “My Uniqueness Project”

– Finish with “One Size Doesn’t Fit All” Worksheet

-Optional “Final Level 2 Health Test”


  • Other Things to Know:

-Click on the “Preview” button above to see more!

-Ask your school district to purchase this curriculum for you!

-Copyright © Health Education Today, Inc. All rights reserved by author.

-Each purchase is intended for single use only. Purchases are non-transferable, and should not be shared with others.

-The purchaser is granted permission to make duplicates for classroom use only. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item (or any part thereof) on the Internet are all strictly prohibited unless it is a password-protected student website. Violations are subject to penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

-Replacement of the digital version of this Health curriculum is FREE.

Thank you so much for previewing!

Mrs. S.

Health Education Today, Inc.

Master of Education

National Board Certified Health Teacher

Cover Photo:

And butterflies by: Firkin and mcc 

1 review for 7th Grade Middle / 8th Grade Jr. High Health: Level 2

  1. ahealthteacher (verified owner)

    Thank you so much for creating this WONDERFUL health curriculum. I was told a week ago that I was teaching 7th grade health and that I had to use the National Standards. That’s IT!!!! You have created such a user friendly curriculum, I am so thrilled!!!! Thank you…! (Transcribed from Sandra N. TeachersPayTeachers)

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.