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Body Image A
Students calculate their height and weight ratios and reflect on their own body image. They look at the effects of media and how it impacts their view of what is an acceptable body type.
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Self‑Esteem Activity Guide (For Youth Leaders of Young Girls)
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.
3rd - 8th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School Students
This is a very valuable activity 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...
6th - 9th Physical Education
Real Life, Your Life: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
Students discuss the topic of body image. In this body image lesson, students view a few people's body image thoughts and discuss how to help their people. Students then write a poster and pretend press release, explaining to people...
2nd - 6th Health
Music: "Hearing Between The Lines"
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...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
34x25x36: Advertising and Body Image
Point of View’s short film, “34x25x36” launches a study of how images presented by mannequins and advertisements influence body image. Class members read and discuss the fact sheet "Media's Effect on Girls: Body Image and Gender...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Beach Bodies (In Spoken Word)
"But we're tired, and exhausted, from trying to be something we're not." Insecurity from body image can play a significant role in adolescence and into adulthood. Watch as two young poets tackle this issue head on through the creative...
4 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable