Wellness Teacher Resources
Find balance in your life and encourage your class to do the same with our comprehensive set of instructional ideas and activities on wellness and mind-body wellbeing.
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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 307 Views 203 Downloads
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 activity, 8th graders discover details about asylums built in the state in the 1800's. Students analyze primary sources about mental health care in the states and create timelines that feature the history of mental health care in the state.
8th Social Studies & History 42 Views 37 Downloads
The Wellness Triangle
Health is not simply the absence of disease or a one-dimensional notion, but is really a combination of physical, emotional, and social components. Discover the wellness triangle, which not only includes signs of health and ways to maintain it, but also emphasizes the need to have balance.
6th - 9th Physical Education 234 Views 181 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 53 Views 116 Downloads
Health (General Wellness)
Seventh graders explore their personal health by completing a worksheet. In this healthy living lesson, 7th graders examine the health triangle and research ways to prevent at risk behavior. Students complete a health survey based on their own habits to assess their health status.
7th Health 86 Views 233 Downloads
Fighting the War in Your Head
Students analyze the experiences of a fictional soldier in a war and create a mental health profile for that individual. They emulate psychiatrists and propose treatment strategies for their particular soldier's post-traumatic stress disorder.
6th - 12th Health 36 Views 160 Downloads
The Modernist Struggle: Allusions, Images, and Emotions in T.S. Eliot’s Prufrock
"Hey, Al. Change your part and get on with your life." After a series of close reading activities that focus on modernist elements in T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," individuals are asked to adopt the point of view of a mental health professional and e-mail Prufrock suggestions for how to improve his state of mind.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 12 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Economy's Stuck, but Business is Booming at Therapists' Offices
Students explore the concept of the economy and mental health. In 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 with mental health problems and what may be the cause.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 14 Downloads