Self-Image: The Fantasy, The Reality
Students examine the issue of body image and the media. They watch and discuss a video, identify ads with unrealistic images, write a letter to the magazine, develop a timeline of changing body types, and conduct research.
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Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School Students
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...
6th - 9th Physical Education
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
Risky Online Relationships
The Internet can be a place where both positive and negative interactions happen. Begin the discussion with a talk about positive and negative encounters before defining some related terms for your class. Next, ask your class to pretend...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Eating Disorders and Adolescents: Conflict of Self Image
Learners study the complexities of eating disorders and the underlying factors which may contribute to their onset and development. They explore the various aspects and manifestations of these eating disorders and identify and...
9th - 12th Health
Getting to Know Yourself: Developing and Accessing Intrapersonal Intelligence Among Early Adolescents
Pupils improve understanding of the concept of self-awareness by differentiating the internal from the external world. They develop a vocabulary to describe feelings and to understand the uniqueness and variations of people's inner...
7th - 9th Health
Becoming More Comfortable in Your Inherited Skin
Students examine their concepts of "beautiful" and "ugly" and the social influence on this perception. They look more closely at the role genetics plays on determining the way a person looks. Students explore ways to enhance their own...
7th - 8th Health