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Does Stress Cause Pimples?
After this video, make sure to give a pop quiz on pimples! The question that is answered is whether or not pimples are caused by stress. Stress hormones give our bodies what we need for a fight or flight, but what happens if we don't do either?
4 mins 7th - 12th Science 5 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Vocabulary Unit 8.2 Expressing Emotions, Injuries
How does it feel to burn your hand, or sprain your ankle? Improve your kids' writing variety with a vocabulary worksheet about emotions and injuries. One word bank provides all the necessary words for all of the exercises.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 208 Views 164 Downloads
Stress Less: Understanding How Your Mind and Body Respond to Anxiety
What could be more relevant to teens and preteens than experiencing stress? Use an article from the New York Times website to practice valuable Common Core skills for informational text reading, and also get a discussion going in your classroom about real-life stress.
6th - 12th Language Arts 190 Views 370 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Good Stress for Your Body
Stress the importance of the different types of pressure our mind and body experience in a lesson about how certain types of stress are actually necessary and good for our bodies. As astronauts and people with injuries can attest, not using muscles for even a short period of time can cause them to shrink and can also weaken bones.
3rd - 12th Science 46 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
My Response to Stress
Young scholars search for ways to prevent stress. They conduct self-assessments, plan a stress clinic, research community resources, and write a reflective essay. Students may wear electronic heart rate monitors to demonstrate stress levels.
9th - 12th Health 28 Views 107 Downloads
Advertising in the Contemporary World: An Introduction to Persuasive Texts
Beginning a persuasive writing unit with your middle schoolers? Approach it through something that persuades us all: advertising! Through studying video and print advertisement, your class will practice Common Core skills for reading informational texts.
7th - 8th Language Arts 188 Views 458 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Seeds of Change
Learners explore emotions and how they can impact behavior. In this seeds of change lesson, students identify their negative behaviors and change them to more positive behaviors. Learners compare their growth adolescence to a plant's growth and plant their own seeds.
6th - 8th Health 31 Views 89 Downloads
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens Worksheet
Based on the bestselling series, this learning exercise details seven habits of highly defective teens, and prompts young learners to consider their own social and emotional tendencies. What kinds of experiences do your pupils have with being reactive rather than proactive?
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 76 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 5 Views 50 Downloads
First graders examine and discuss different emotions and feelings, and how people can react when they are in an unsafe situation. They discuss a feelings thermometer, and complete a worksheet involving identifying how they feel in different situations.
1st Social Studies & History 22 Views 83 Downloads
Pregnancy, Day 2: The Experience
Many changes happen to a pregnant woman's body, mind, and emotions in these nine months. Discover and talk about these many changes. The class may know some of these things, but some things they might not know about, or they don't know why it happens.
9th - 10th Health 3 Views 26 Downloads
Eight various activities have your learners looking at hype in the media. Advertisements for films, politics, music, and philanthropy all contribute to emotional appeals and marketing strategies trying to convince consumers to participate. Ask the questions listed here to start your class thinking about advertising techniques and their effects.
10th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 64 Downloads
Suicide is a real issue in many teens' lives. Help your upper graders cope, help, and help their friends when thoughts of suicide arise. They discuss the topic as a class, complete a worksheet, and learn what to do if someone they (or they themselves) feel suicidal.
9th - 11th Health 4 Views 19 Downloads
Healthy Living Lesson Plan 7 - Yoga and Relaxation
Yoga can help to relieve stress as well as help learners become more aware of their bodies. They can also work on flexibility, coordination, strength, and balance. There is a link to the entire lesson which contains descriptions of several simple poses; it can be downloaded.
6th - 9th Physical Education 40 Views 37 Downloads