★★★★★ These lessons and activities will help students learn how to improve their self-worth, and realize that each individual holds the power to their own self-esteem!
-Choose as many activities as you want to do! These 17 lessons can be individual stand-alone lessons taught anytime, in any order; or, they can be taught as a full 3-Week Self-Esteem Unit!
-What makes this unit unique is that it has 103 pages full of step-by-step teacher directions that tell you what to say and they follow PowerPoint slides that walk you through each lesson as you teach your students!
-Students take surveys and ponder the power they have over how they see themselves! We explore ways to improve self-esteem, learn how to stand up to bullying and dream breakers, and work on setting goals and dreaming big!
– 3 Washington State Health Standards (It’s very likely to meet your state standards as well)
– 5 of 20 Common Core Standards
– 6 of 8 National Health Standards
★!! 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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1. 103 pages of step-by-step teacher directions with real student examples of projects!!
2. A 112-slide PowerPoint that walks you through each lesson!
3. 22 documents
4. 26 links to amazing free videos
Day 1: WHAT IS POSITIVE SELF-ESTEEM?
-What is positive self-esteem?
-Tips on Improving Self-Esteem
-“Self-Esteem iPad Project” or
-“Thumbprint” Art Project”
Day 2: WHAT MAKES ME ME!
-“What Makes Me Me Worksheet”
-“Here’s to Kids Who Are Different” poem
-Continue “Self-Esteem iPad” or “Thumbprint”
-“Best Friend” song lyrics
-Inspiring video (Napoleon Dynamite Dance Scene!)
Day 3: CAREER INTEREST SURVEY
-“Career Interest Survey”
Day 4 + 5: DREAM BREAKERS PROJECT
-“Rise Above the Dream Breakers Project”
-“Art Project Rubric” included!
-“Positive Thoughts at Night Homework”
Day 6: HOW POSITIVE SELF-TALK REALLY HELPS!
-More on self esteem
-True Story Examples!
-Positive Self-Talk Worksheet
-Stand Up to Bullying
-“One Person Can Make a Difference!”
-”To This Day” video
Day 7 + 8: CLASS SELF-ESTEEM BOOK
-Class Self-Esteem Book: Each student contributes one page!
Day 9 + 10: THESAURUS PROJECT
– Thesaurus Project: Finding traits that describe you!
Day 11: BEING ASSERTIVE, BUT NOT AGGRESSIVE
-Being Assertive Survey
-Follow up on the difference between being assertive and aggressive
-Tips of Being Assertive
Day 12: CLASSROOM SELF-ESTEEM QUILT PROJECT
-Classroom Self-Esteem Quilt
-Watch motivating videos while you work!
Day 13: MOTIVATING QUOTES
-“Accept the Best, Change the Rest Survey” and goals
-Motivating Quote Poster Activity
-Dear Me Videos
Day 14: FOOD PERSONALITY SURVEY
-Fun Food Personality Survey (Would you rather eat an oatmeal or chocolate chip cookie, and what that means about you!)
-Food Personality Parent-Teen Homework (Students have a parent/guardian take the same survey and compare traits!)
Day 15: SELF-ESTEEM ASSESSMENT
-Self-Esteem Review Worksheet
-Extending the learning with journaling, goal-setting
-“We Are All Unique” worksheet and video
Day 16 + 17 or as homework: SELF-ESTEEM PROJECTS
-Self-Esteem Projects to do in class or as homework
-Be sure to see the Preview.
THIS UNIT AND ALL ITS MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED IN MY FULL SEMESTER HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMS AND MY MIDDLE/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH CURRICULUM.”
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