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   Lesson Plans - Learner Level 4: Health


  • Bang, You're Dead! (Authored by Thomas Martin.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: By participating in this indoor/outdoor activity, students work to understand the pattern of events to learn about ultimate understanding.

  • Behavior and the Adolescent (Authored by James Buchannon.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: This lesson is a class discussion to cause students to think about controlling anger in the classroom.

  • Blind Alley (Authored by Thomas Martin.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students work together to gather communication skills, leadership, trust, respect and creativity in this indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Cancer Public Service Announcement (Authored by Christy Carpenter.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Language Arts (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students explore the causes and treatments of cancer by developing a Public Service Announcement to share with others.

  • Captainís Quest (Authored by Thomas Martin.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students work together to gather communication skills, leadership, trust, respect and creativity in this indoor/outdoor activity.

  • Does Your Fitness Compute? (Authored by Jill David et al.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Health, Physical Education (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students chart and analyze baseline data pertaining to improving and maintaining fitness levels.

  • Eating for Two (Authored by Michelle Groce.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students learn how to keep a food diary and prepare a Healthy Meals Chart in order to assist them in making healthy choices regarding the foods they eat while pregnant.

  • Exercise for Life (Authored by Jill David et al.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Physical Education (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students produce a video that demonstrates health risk factors and how the controllable health risk factors can be reduced through regular exercise.

  • Factoring out Disease (Authored by Erin Cramer.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Language Arts (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students identify health problems that occur during adulthood and list the related risk factors, as well as ways to delay the onset of or the prevention of the identified health problems.

  • Fast Food Junkie (Authored by Christy Carpenter.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students analyze the nutritional value of their favorite fast food meals and describe alternative choices for these unhealthy foods.

  • Friendships Tied in Knots (Authored by Sherry Spencer.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: This initiative emphasizes what participants perceive as characteristics of healthy friendships and how these characteristics can be utilized to solve the knots in the rope representing an unhappy friend relationship.

  • It's Your Wellness (Authored by Richard Rooker.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: In this lesson the students will gain an understanding of factors that affect their wellness. The lesson will focus on the individual's responsibility to avoid personal risk behaviors that have a negative impact on wellness.

  • Nutritionist for Hire (Authored by Jill David et al.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Health, Language Arts, Physical Education (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students devise a healthy dietary plan.

  • Politics: Who Is in Control? (Authored by Patricia McAdams.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Social Studies (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students will read the article "Council Members Clash over Administrator's Job." They will be asked to think about how they would feel being placed in the same situation. All students will participate in role playing the news article.

  • Safety First (Authored by Kenneth Shealy.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Through inexperience or lack of training, teens may overlook safety in the automotive shop and on the job. This lesson provides a better understanding of safety rules outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • The Cost of Art (Authored by Thomas Lucey.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Social Studies (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students experience difficult situations where they need to choose values. This lesson provides students with a role-playing opportunity to discover alternative ways of approaching these situations.

  • The Food Guide Pyramid (Authored by Christy Carpenter.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: This lesson introduces the Food Guide Pyramid and Daily Guidelines for Americans and allows students to evaluate their current nutritional habits and to create a plan for developing healthy habits to last their lifetime.

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