★★★★★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’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.
-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.)
-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)
-“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!”
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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:
*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!
-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!★
-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!)
TOTAL: 70 LESSONS
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
-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 Parent-Teen Homework
-Gandhi Interactive Poster
-What’s Your Biggest Regret Activity
4. Diseases Unit
-CANCER Information and Art Project
-“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
-True story articles
-Setting an anger goal
-Homework: Anger Cartoons
-Dangers of Tobacco, Chewing Tobacco
-Tobacco Facts Articles and Puzzles
-Tobacco Unit Quiz
-Tobacco Packs” Media Literacy Art Project”
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”
-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”
-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
-Optional Unit Assessment
10. Self-Esteem Unit
-What is Self-Esteem
-Self-Esteem Thesaurus Project
-“Accept The Best Survey”
-Motivating Quotes Homework
11. Nutrition Unit
-Intro to Nutrition
-Vending Machine Savvy and Food Label Reading ★NEW U.S.D.A. Food Labels!
-Iron and Anemia
-Protein supplements and Creatine
-“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
– “Analyzing Fad Diets Project” (“Is This Diet Healthy?”)
12. Sex Ed. Unit
-Sexuality Opt-Out” info
-Reproductive System Information
-Reproductive System Video
-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
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
14. Optional Community Health Unit
-21 different Ideas to Promote “Community Health”
-Six Key Ingredients to a Healthy Community”
-Health or Fitness Careers
-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”
-“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”
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