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Random Acts of Kindness: Coping With Stress

For Teachers 7th Standards
Middle school is a stressful time in many adolescents' lives. Teach them healthy coping skills and ways to identify, decrease, and balance the stressors in their lives with a series of engaging lessons.
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Coping Skills

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Adolescents experience strong amounts of stress during the formative teenage years. An excellent printable and worksheet can help learners discuss and develop coping skills for dealing with difficult times. 
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My Life—My Mental Health

For Students 6th - 8th
Between peer pressure, an onslaught of hormones, and brand new responsibilities, the teenage years can be emotionally volatile. Equip young adults with coping mechanisms and a safe place to discuss their feelings with a guided lesson...
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World Mental Health Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Mental Health Day activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences,...
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Feelings Are Very Important

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Here are some ways you can help your students understand and cope with their feelings. This presentation provides ways to deal with anger and sadness through calm times, self talk, daily affirmations, and replacement thoughts. Note: This...
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Coping With Stress Research Project

For Teachers 7th Standards
To learn more about the current medical and psychological studies on stress, seventh graders conduct individual or group research and discuss what they found in a series of evaluation questions. They then decide whether they would use...
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Transitions and Managing Change

For Teachers 6th
Intended to help sixth graders move on to middle school or junior high, this presentation discusses ways to cope with stress caused by change. While this cute and friendly format may invite good healthy discussions, it may not appeal to...
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Striking Out Stress: A "Gallery Walk" Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm stressful feelings and situations. They create posters in cooperative groups about different situations in which stress occurs. They discuss the posters and determine positive/healthy ways to cope with stressful...
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Dealing with Anger

For Students 5th - 12th
What is anger, how is it caused, and how do we cope with it? Learners use this worksheet to individually assess how they deal with anger, as well as develop coping skills and discuss how to react in a positive way. 
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Foundations of Wellness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
You may be physically healthy, but what about mentally and emotionally? How is your social health? Kindergartners and first and second graders learn about the importance of maintaining their health in all aspects of their lives with a...
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Self Concept

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It may not be possible to have control over all aspects of life, but through the activities and discussions in this lesson class members learn different ways to cope with those areas over which they have little or no control.
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Striking Out Stress- A "Gallery Walk" Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss ways to cope with stressful situations. In this mental health lesson, students identify stressful situations and how they would respond to them. Students discuss their feelings.
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Mental Health 3: Mental Health Through Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the impact and portrayal of mental illness in literature. They develop thier ideas about mental health through the arts in this the third lesson on mental health.
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Health Triangle Self Assessment

For Students 7th - 12th
Measure health as a triangle, with each side representing different aspects of health: physical, emotional/mental, and social. High schoolers complete a self-assessment of their health in all three areas before scoring their progress and...
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How Does One Cope With Life-Changing Events?

For Teachers 2nd
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...
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Exploring Self-Esteem 1: What Is Self-Esteem?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Adolescents explore self-esteem and the various factors that influence a person's sense of self in this four-part lesson series. Through a combination of whole class instruction, small group discussions, and independent work, students...
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Mental Health 2: Bedlam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are oriented to the kinds of treatment and care the mentally ill received prior to the 19th century-using the example of England's legendary Bedlam, the world's oldest mental health asylum.
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Deal with Poetry

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The stated goal of this unit is to use poetry to "improve the emotional health of young people." Budding poets read and then supply their own lines for poems that deal with alienation, loneliness, and rejection.
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Why Do We Get Nervous?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
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...
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Human Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to the study of human behavior and develop their ideas about the importance of understanding mental health.
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Stomp Out Stress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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...
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Feelings and Emotions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The focus of the second session in this SPECS unit is on learning how to identify, and then appropriately express and manage feelings.
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Emotional Care Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High school can be tough—can your learners manage through all the stress? An 11-part unit helps teens get a handle on the emotional trials often encountered in high school. Each lesson focuses on positive techniques for developing and...
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The 4 A’S of Dealing with Stress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Stress is rampant in today's society, and it is important that we equip young learners with the tools to cope with stress in a way that promotes lifelong health, wellness, and productivity. Discover the four A's of dealing with stress —...

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