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Begin a Term Unit: Middle and High School Lessons!

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★★★★★ Have your best beginning of a school year ever! Help students begin a year with confidence with this SUPER back to school unit.
 

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-This resource includes an impacting “8-Day High School Begin a Term Unit” AND a “5-Day Level 1 Middle School Unit,” and a “4-Day Level 2 Middle School Unit,” and a “4-Day Level 3 Middle School Unit.
 
-Or, use all 21 engaging lessons in anyway you choose!
 
-Lessons are editable in Word and PowerPoint!
 
 
NEW!★ Now includes all student worksheets, surveys, and handouts on GOOGLE SLIDES and FORMS! Teach students in class or online, and use either printed docs or docs online on Google Drive!
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These are my best beginning of the year lessons and my best organization tips from my 19 years of teaching Health!
 
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This resource is for teachers of any subject, in middle or high school because it presents topics that all teens can relate to! The unit includes:
 
  • Self-reflection
 
  • An “I Will” attitude
 
  • Learning styles
 
  • SMART goals
 
  • Communication skills
 
  • Conversation starters
 
  • Motivating videos
 
  • Good communication skills
 
  • Hard work ethic
 
  • Self-esteem and being proud to be who you are
 
  • Personality traits
 
  • Choosing to have a good attitude
 
  • Gratitude as foundational themes to set the tone for an upbeat and meaningful term!
 
-So, kick off your class with fun activities to help your students begin to practice these important life skills!
 
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★This resource is taken directly from my Full Semester/Year High School Health Curriculum, and my Middle/Junior High School Health Curriculum, which are both #1 Best-Selling Health Curriculums on TPT!
 
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★ALL FUTURE UPDATES FOR LIFE ARE INCLUDED!! All new lessons, activities, and any changes that I create for this unit are FREE!! Simply go to your “My Purchases” folder and download anytime!
 
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-Here is what buyers are saying about this unit:
 
– “This is an amazing resource! Worth every penny.”
 
– “Great ideas that I could modify for my multiple grade levels in my Health classes.”
 
– “I really liked the classroom organization tips!”
 
– “This is wonderful and could be used cross-curriculum. Very easily adaptable.”
 
– “Amazing resource!”
 
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Here is what is included in the BEFORE SCHOOL ORGANIZATION SECTION:
 
-Setting a safe and comfortable classroom environment. How to have an inviting, comfortable, homey atmosphere in your room
 
-A class syllabus template to personalize to your curriculum
 
-3 different Learning Target “Success Criteria” exit sheets
 
-Easy and Effective Discipline System-This really works!
 
-Emergency Sub Plans
 
-Morning PowerPoints and “Fun Facts in the Mornings” Idea: How to use daily PowerPoints to direct students and to present your lessons (I’ve included 30 Morning PowerPoint Templates and different real examples)
 
-Current Events Idea
 
-THINK/PAIR/SHARE PowerPoints
 
-Ziplock bags for art Projects
 
-No more “I didn’t know we had homework!” Use my awesome system to post what you’re doing in class on your board.
 
-Class “Be Above the Influence” theme and “Learning Targets” (see Learning Target Folder)
 
-“How to Ace Your Teacher Evaluation”
 
-“Empowering Student Engagement”
 
-Full standards list
 
-A daily file folder system that makes your life so much easier
 
-How to get amazing art projects from your students: Marker bag idea and an “Art Rubric” to help raise the level of student project
 
 
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Here is what is included in the BEGINNING A TERM HIGH SCHOOL LESSONS:
 
82 PAGES OF FULL STEP-BY-STEP TEACHER DIRECTIONS tell you what to say and they follow PowerPoint slides that walk you through each of these lessons as you teach your students!
 
132 PowerPoint Slides!
 
Choose as many activities as you want to do! These separate lessons are “stand-alones” and can be taught anytime in any order!
 
DAY 1 – 4 LESSONS:
-Try this “First Day of School” lesson that has worked great for me for years!
-Introduce yourself to your students with a quiz about you! (template included)
-“Learning Styles Survey”
-Conversation Starters Activity and Worksheet
-“How to Break the Ice” video
-“Learning Styles Explanation Handout”
-“Learning Style Cubes” art project
-Amazing YouTube videos that kids love!
-My students left my class saying, “This is going to be the best class ever!”
 
DAY 5 LESSONS:
-Reinforce an “I will” attitude in your students.
-“Little Red Hen “I Will” Class Theme (I had a buyer email me that she did the activity with her students last year and got a round of applause when she finished the story!)
-Or, use the “Famous Failures” Version of the “I Will” attitude for high school classes!
-Use the theme “Stop saying ‘I wish’ and start saying ‘I will.'”
-Classroom File Folders System
-Students Decorate File Folders
-Introduce “Learning Target” posters and “Success Criteria Student Worksheets”
-Fun, inspiring videos!
 
DAY 6 LESSONS:
-Communication Skills Fun!
 
DAY 7 LESSONS:
-Getting to know your classmates “Ice-Breaker”
 
DAY 8 LESSONS:
-Mahatma Gandhi Poster
-Includes “Artwork Rubric” and “Art Competition for Extra Credit System!”
 
OPTIONAL DAY 9 LESSONS:
-Creating Student-Generated Classroom Rules: -“Sticky Note Rules” – Students help write classroom rules (template provided)
 
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HERE ARE THE BEGINNING A TERM MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL 1 LESSONS:
The 3 grade levels of Middle/Jr. High School lessons are sequential within the middle level and do not repeat activities, but be aware there is overlap between a few of the middle and high school level activities!
 
DAY 1:
-Introductions and “Learning Styles Survey”
 
DAY 2:
-Conversation Starters
 
DAY 3:
-Learning Styles Cube Art
 
DAY 4:
-“Little Red Hen” ‘I Will’ class theme
-File Folders System and Decorate folders
 
DAY 5:
-Fun “Food Personality Survey”
 
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HERE ARE THE BEGINNING A TERM MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL 2 LESSONS:
 
DAY 1 + 2:
-Class theme
-“Famous Failures” activity
-File folders
-“Anonymous Teen Survey”
 
DAY 3:
-“I Am Me” Poems
“What’s Your Animal Personality Survey”
-“I Am Me Poems”
 
DAY 4:
-Tips to boost confidence
-Shy girl on “X Factor”
-“Door Hanger Project”
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HERE ARE THEBEGINNING A TERM MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL 3 LESSONS:
 
DAY 1:
-Motivation and building confidence
-“How to be More Confident” video
-Motivating video
 
DAY 2:
-“The Gratitude Experiment”
-Video
-Self thank you letters
DAY 3 + 4:
-File folders
-Learning target review
-“Who I Am Makes a Difference!” activity
-Video gratitude experiment
-Create ribbons
-True story articles to share
 
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THIS UNIT AND ALL ITS MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED IN MY FULL SEMESTER PROGRAMS: “THE HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH CURRICULUM” and “THE MIDDLE/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH CURRICULUM.”
 
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* Documents are editable and included in Word and PDF formats.
 
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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.
 
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Mrs. S.
Health Education Today, Inc.

$32.00