Body Image Teacher Resources
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Beach Bodies (In Spoken Word)
"But we're tired, and exhausted, from trying to be something we're not." Insecurity from body image can play a significant role in adolescence and into adulthood. Watch as two young poets tackle this issue head on through the creative...
4 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
34x25x36: Advertising and Body Image
Point of View’s short film, “34x25x36” launches a study of how images presented by mannequins and advertisements influence body image. Class members read and discuss the fact sheet "Media's Effect on Girls: Body Image and Gender...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Real Life, Your Life: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
Students discuss the topic of body image. In this body image lesson, students view a few people's body image thoughts and discuss how to help their people. Students then write a poster and pretend press release, explaining to people...
2nd - 6th Health
Music: "Hearing Between The Lines"
The class listens to and reads lyrics from popular songs that explore themes of self-esteem, body image, and eating disorders. The song interpretations will serve as a jumping-off point to deeper discussion on the issues, culminating in...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
But I Don't Look Like That: Body Image and the Relentless Pursuit of Perfection
Students explore and discuss issues related to body image as portrayed in the media and research a topic of interest. In this body image lesson, students research, summarize, and cite three articles related to their chosen...
10th - Higher Ed Health
Comparing the Food Choices and Body Image of 15-Year-Olds Around the World
Students interpret data regarding food choices and the perceived body image of youth in the world. In this personal health lesson, students compare food consumption patterns in Canada with other countries. Students also compare lifestyle...
4th - 6th Health
Looks Aren't Everything. Believe me, I'm a Model
"Image is powerful; but also, image is superficial." Insecurity and body image are prevalent topics in adolescence. In her presentation, model Cameron Russell begins an exploration of the power and effect of image in our everyday lives....
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School Students
This is a very valuable lesson for middle schoolers on the importance of maintaining a healthy body image through diet, exercise, and positive mentality. The resource includes four lesson plans. The first two plans outline the physical...
6th - 9th Physical Education
Self‑Esteem Activity Guide (For Youth Leaders of Young Girls)
Did you know that over 70 percent of girls avoid certain activities because they feel bad about their looks? This fantastic resource includes 18 tried and true activities designed to help girls establish positive self-esteem.
3rd - 8th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Becoming More Comfortable in Your Inherited Skin
Students examine their concepts of "beautiful" and "ugly" and the social influence on this perception. They look more closely at the role genetics plays on determining the way a person looks. Students explore ways to enhance their own...
7th - 8th Health