Do you want the teens you work with to:
-Maintain healthy, supportive relationships with family, friends and peers? (Social Health)
-Manage their feelings and behaviors, cope effectively with stress, and adapt to change? (Emotional Health)
-Have an inner peace and contentment with who they are and their current situation? (Spiritual Health)
-Develop skills and knowledge to be used later in life, while stimulating creativity and improving decision-making ability? (Mental Health)
-Participate in physical activity, one of the most effective ways to improve and maintain health? (Physical Health)
…Then this uniquely all-encompassing unit is for you!
This 4-week “Mental Health and Wellness Unit” uses a fun, interactive and reflective approach in presenting these relevant teen topics.
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The unit is aligned to the Common Core Standards with standards referenced in the “Table of Contents” and in each lesson of the teacher directions for each lesson. This unit meets 14 of the 20 Common Core Standards!
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- This 4 to 5 week unit includes:
-156 pages of step-by-step teacher directions that walk you through each lesson
– 262 PowerPoint Slides that you follow along as you teach the lessons
-Links to 36 FREE powerful videos
-8 fun self-reflective surveys (students LOVE these!)
3) Multiple Personalities Survey
4) Personal Health Assessment
5) Finding Your Health Survey
8) Learning Styles Survey
Day 1 + 2: The 5 Dimensions of Health – Mental, Emotional, Social, Spiritual, and Physical Health
-“The Five Dimensions of Health Worksheet”
-Mental Health Road Signs Art Project
-Finish Road Signs Art Project
-“Five Dimensions of Health Throughout the Term Worksheet”
Day 3 + 4: Emotional Health
-What is Positive Self-Esteem?
-Self-Esteem iPad or Thumbprint Project
-“What Makes Me Me Worksheet”
-“Multiple Intelligences Survey”
-NEWLY ADDED! 1 Alternate Lesson: Fun Animal Personalities, “I Am Me” Worksheet and Poems
Day 5: Emotional and Mental Health
-Multiple Personalities Survey
-Understanding My Intelligences Traits
Day 6 + 7: Emotional and Social Health
-One Person Can Make a Difference
-“Positive Self-Talk Worksheet”
-”To This Day” Bullying Video
-NEWLY ADDED! 2 Alternate Lessons: “We Are All Unique” Self-Esteem Lesson
Day 8 + 9: Spiritual Health
-Analyzing Survey Results
-”What’s Your Biggest Regret?” Video
-“Parent-Teen Communicator Homework”
-NEWLY ADDED! 1 Alternate Lesson: Gratitude Lesson
Day 10: Emotional and Social Health
-”How to Be More Confident”
-Being Assertive Role Plays
-NEW! Assertiveness Survey#2
-NEWLY ADDED!! 1 Alternate Lesson: Tips to Boost Confidence Activities, and Door Hanger Project
-Analyzing Survey Results
-NEWLY ADDED! 1 Alternate Lesson: Empathy and a Bullying Worksheet
Day 12 +13: Social Health
-“Stop Bullying-Making Your Voice Count” Activity
-”Think Before You Speak” Video
-Group Work True Stories and Making Your Voice Count
-“Making Your Voice Count Quilt” Project
-NEWLY ADDED! 1 Alternate Lesson: Cyber Bullying Article and Worksheet
Day 14: Social Health Communication Skills
-Communications Partner Activity
-WWWWH Conversation Starters
-NEWLY ADDED! 1 Alternate Lesson: Learning Styles Survey!
-“How to Get Healthy!” Activity
-“’Where is Your Health Survey?’”
-“’Where is Your Health?’ Worksheet”
-Personal Health Assessment
-Optional “Healthy Tips Acronym”
-Problem-Solving and Mental Health
-“Problem-Solving Scenario Task Cards
-Project video Explanation
-“Problem-Solving Flip Books Project”
Day 17: Mental Disorders/Illness
-Mental Illness Described
-Organic versus functional mental illnesses
-The affects of neurotransmitters
-Optional “What About Bob” Video or further videos on each mental illness
Day 18 + 19: Mental Disorders/Illness
-Functional Mental Illnesses
-Bi-Polar, Depression, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Panic Attacks
-Optional “Depression” video
– “Reality Matters” video
-“What About Bob” Video with “Video Review Sheet”
Day 20: Wrap Up Mental Disorders/Illness
-Finish “What About Bob” Video with “Video Review Sheet”
-Optional “Mental Illness Kahoot Interactive Test”
TOTAL with ALTERNATE LESSONS = 28 LESSONS!
Included in both Word and PDF formats.
THIS UNIT AND SOME OF ITS LESSONS ARE TAKEN FROM MY FULL SEMESTER PROGRAMS: “HIGH SCHOOL and MIDDLE SCHOOL HEALTH CURRICULUMS, AND MY SELF-ESTEEM, EMPATHY, NUTRITION, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, BEGIN A YEAR, and STRESS UNITS.
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Health Education Today, Inc.
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