Coping Teacher Resources
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How Does One Cope With Life-Changing Events?
Second graders identify coping skills during times of stress. In this mental health lesson, 2nd graders read the story, Stressed Out Sally and brainstorm events that produce stress. Students rewrite a different version of the story including the coping skills that were discussed.
2nd Science 21 Views 60 Downloads
The Health Triangle
What else does physical health include besides exercise and nutrition? How can I support my mental health? Does social health just refer to relationships with friends? How are all of these questions vital to the body's overall efficiency and well being?
6th - 12th Health 210 Views 159 Downloads
In Their Own Words
Students watch a video of people telling about their experiences with a mental illness. They compare and contrast the life stories they saw to reinforce how mental illnesses are biological illnesses that affect a person's thoughts, feelings and behaviors.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 64 Downloads
Schools Under Attack: Reaction, Grief, Recovery
Young scholars explore different types of stress and how to cope with different types of anxiety. In this how to deal with stress lesson, students watch videos about recent terrorist attacks on school grounds, and research and demonstrate their understanding of coping skills.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 30 Downloads
Key to Good Health: Sleep and Mental Relaxation
Students investigate the effect good sleep and rest has on the human body. In this health activity, students discover the different stages of sleep and discuss ways they can ease their own tension through exercise or meditation. Students define the health terms depression and anxiety.
4th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 135 Downloads
Why Do We Get Nervous?
Sweaty palms, fingernail biting, racing heart. From prepping for a big exam or delivering an important presentation to stepping onto the field before the whistle is blown, we have all experienced nervousness in our lives. Perhaps by taking a look at professional athletes, our young learners can better understand how to effectively cope with this type of tension.
2 mins 5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Dealing with Stress
Adolescents and adults can experience a great deal of stress! Equip your young learners with the skills to reduce and cope with stress. Class members will review and discuss the symptoms of stress, what situations are more likely to cause it, and outline ways in which they will work to make positive changes in their lives.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 153 Views 129 Downloads
Stomp Out Stress
Students examine the results of stress and identify positive techniques for coping with and reducing stress. They define emotional stress, compose a class acrostic for the word stress, complete the student activity sheet "Handling Problems," and demonstrate relaxation exercises.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 48 Downloads
Helping Adolescents Deal with Peer Pressure
Designed by a mental health center, this presentation is meant to educate educators how to help teens face peer pressure. Tips are provided for identifying at-risk youth and bullying situations. This would be a poignant topic to include in a professional development session with your school faculty and staff.
12th Health 40 Views 108 Downloads
The Mind-Body Connection
Second graders learn about the human body. In this biology lesson plan, 2nd graders will begin with the basics of understanding charts and graphs and progress into units that cover the body systems, and mental and emotional health. Students will learn how their daily choices effect their bodies.
2nd Science 42 Views 150 Downloads
The Truth About "Rehab" and Drug Addiction
In this drug addiction worksheet, students read an article about "rehab" and drug addiction and take a 10 question multiple choice quiz after they read to determine what they know about these two topics. Students discuss the reading and their thoughts about drug addiction and the brain as a class.
9th - 12th Science 31 Views 80 Downloads