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Anti-Defamation League

The Skin I’m In: Discussion Guide for Grades 8 and Up

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Words can hurt! But self-esteem can blunt the impact. That's the takeaway when discussing the themes in Sharon G. Flake's powerful novel The Skin I'm In. A discussion guide leads groups through a study of this narrative of a girl who is...
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Health Smart Virginia

Health/Social Emotional Skills

For Teachers 8th
Designed for instructors, a seven-page packet provides an overview of the Health Smart unit for eighth-graders. The resource includes the objectives and goals of the unit, details suggested procedures and provides links to additional...
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Health Smart Virginia

Social Emotional Skills Lessons Overview

For Teachers 7th
Sometimes the hardest part of planning any unit of instruction is determining the activities that reinforce the concepts of the lessons and support the development of student skills. This first resource in the Health Smart series...
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Self-esteem fund

Self‑Esteem Activity Guide (For Youth Leaders of Young Girls)

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Did you know that over 70 percent of girls avoid certain activities because they feel bad about their looks? This fantastic resource includes 18 tried and true activities designed to help girls establish positive self-esteem. 
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Curated OER

Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
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Purdue University

Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School Students

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This is a very valuable lesson for middle schoolers on the importance of maintaining a healthy body image through diet, exercise, and positive mentality. The resource includes four lesson plans. The first two plans outline the physical...
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Curated OER

F.L.A.S.H. Introduction

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
F.L.A.S.H stands for Family Life and Sexual Health, it's a program specifically focused on providing special needs learners with vital information regarding personal and sexual health. This is an overview of the program, complete with...
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Curated OER

Music: "Hearing Between The Lines"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The class listens to and reads lyrics from popular songs that explore themes of self-esteem, body image, and eating disorders. The song interpretations will serve as a jumping-off point to deeper discussion on the issues, culminating in...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

I Have Talent

For Students K - 3rd
In this coloring worksheet, students will complete a ribbon. Students will color a ribbon that reads, "I Have Talent" for building self esteem and/or a talent competition.
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Nemours KidsHealth

Eating Disorders: Healthy Advertising

For Students 6th - 8th
In this eating disorders activity, middle schoolers use drawings or photos from magazines to create an ad for blue jeans. They use realistic body types and positive messages about body image and types. The activity includes two questions...
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Self Esteem Experts

Self Confidence Worksheet

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Boost the confidence of adolescents with a series of self-esteem worksheets. Prompting students to think about their experiences growing up, this resource helps pupils build a positive self-image and develop strategies for handling...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Developing Personal Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Money? Beauty? Education? The final lesson in the Confidence Building module encourages middle schoolers to consider the power they have to determine the course of their lives. After investigating different forms of power, participants...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Through a series of activities, middle schoolers learn how to celebrate their strengths, identify their weaknesses, and brainstorm strategies they can use to turn their weaknesses into strengths.
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Health Smart Virginia

How the Namuhs Learned to Be Content with Who They Are

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider how perceived standards of beauty influence body image as well as the relationship between body image and eating disorders. The class brainstorms traits the media presents as beauty standards for males and females,...
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Lions Clubs International Foundation

Mindful Self-Awareness Exercise: Recognizing Strengths

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
Learners think of something they're good at and reflect on how they feel about it. Pupils then think of ways to be even better at it and set a mental goal to practice.
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Lions Clubs International Foundation

Mindful Self-Awareness Exercise: Building Self-Confidence

For Parents Pre-K - 2nd
Encourage scholars to build self-confidence by giving themselves a "word hug." Learners calm and focus their bodies to reflect on how they feel great, then provide a mental it verbal pep talk listing the positives that came to mind.  
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Overcoming Obstacles

Improving Well-Being

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Diet, exercise, and sleep! High schoolers learn how a well-balanced diet, daily exercise, and a good night's sleep can improve their health and sense of well-being. Participants examine their current patterns and design a daily schedule...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Giving and Earning Respect

For Teachers 9th - 12th
RESPECT! High schoolers learn what it means, how to earn it, who deserves it, and why in the first of five lessons in this section of the Overcoming Obstacles course. After brainstorming a list of people they think to deserve respect and...
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Lions Clubs International Foundation

Mindful Self-Awareness Exercise: Building Self-Confidence

For Parents 6th - 12th
Each of us is unique, with particular traits and strengths. A mindfulness exercise helps participants build self-confidence by asking them to give themselves compliments. Pupils learn how to craft "I" messages that acknowledge what they...
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University of Maine

Stress Less — Teen Stress Management

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The second lesson plan in the Healthy Living series looks at stress management and provides teens with tools and coping strategies.
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University of Maine

Healthy Relationships

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A three-part Healthy Living Curriculum begins with a look at how self-esteem impacts relationships. Individuals identify their own positive qualities and then consider how statements on social media may impact self-esteem.
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Workforce Solutions

30 Seconds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Attention spans are short, but memories are long. Job seekers are challenged to develop a 30-second commercial that highlights their strengths in a job interview.
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Health Smart Virginia

Classified Ad - ISO

For Teachers 5th
Boost self-awareness with a lesson that looks closely at one's image and confidence. Following an informative video and presentation, scholars take part in a discussion then self-reflect using a personal inventory that looks closely at...
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Health Smart Virginia

Positive Self-Image Performance Task

For Teachers 5th
Encourage positive self-image with a hands-on activity. Scholars create a themed collage comprised of pictures, personal traits, compliments, and unique styling to show off the creator's personality.