Wellness & Safety Teacher Resources
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Exploring Self-Esteem 1: What Is Self-Esteem?
Adolescents explore self-esteem and the various factors that influence a persons sense of self in this four-part lesson series. Through a combination of whole class instruction, small group discussions, and independent work, students...
6th - 12th Health
Too Large to be a Lunatic Asylum: South Carolina’s Mental Health
Eighth graders examine the history of South Carolina's mental institutions. In this South Carolina history lesson, 8th graders discover details about asylums built in the state in the 1800's. Students analyze primary sources about mental...
8th Social Studies & History
Depression or Oppression: "The Yellow Wallpaper" by C.P. Gilman
Eleventh graders read the short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper" before researching women's issues that were prevalent during the twentieth century. They look for connections between women's issues and mental health issues, and discuss...
11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Economy's Stuck, but Business is Booming at Therapists' Offices
Students explore the concept of the economy and mental health. For this economy and mental health lesson, students read an article about how the mental health community is booming due to the poor economy. Students discuss ways to deal...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Toward a New Understanding of Mental Illness
We know that as a result of early detection and intervention, we are able to make great strides in treating common diseases; however, this is not yet the case in the realm of mental illness. Explore this query with your class and touch...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable