Beacon Unit Plan Library

Unit Plans - Health


  • A "Sense"sational Christmas (Authored by Cathy Burgess.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
    Description: You canít stop teaching the standards at holiday time, so why not integrate science, health, social studies, and language arts while involving a Christmas theme? Christmas is rich in its appeal to the senses, so these handsĖon activities will stimulate your students' awareness of their surroundings and how they learn about their world. Students explore the five senses with books, poetry, songs, movement, and experiments along with other traditional Christmas activities.

  • A Television In My Room (Authored by Sandi King.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: How can students show that they are responsible? This unit integrates science, mathematics, and language arts contents to help students discover ways they can show they are responsible enough to have televisions in their rooms.

  • All About Me (Authored by Cathy Burgess.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
    Description: What do first graders like to talk about when they come back to school in August? You probably guessed it. They like talking about themselves! So, why not start the year off letting them do just that as you can get to know them, too! Help students celebrate their individuality and learn about likenesses and differences. This unit builds those important beginning of the year skills and a sense of family in your classroom. Along with language arts, this thematic study integrates math, social studies, and health as it complements the Reading Frameworks created by teachers in Bay District Schools and adapted from Patricia Cunningham’s Four Blocks. The [Month-by-Month Phonics] for 1st grade by Patricia Cunningham is also incorporated.

  • Confronting Sexual Harassment (Authored by Russell Sabella PhD.)

  • Subject(s): Health (Grade 6 - Grade 8)
    Description: This unit involves students in specific activities that reinforce communication strategies for preventing conflict primarily dealing with sexual harassment. Students learn concrete facts about sexual harassment and dispel myths that can lead to disrepect, distrust and inconsiderate behaviors. Students also learn how to be proactive in preventing and dealing with sexual harassment and how to help friends who encounter it at school or in the community.

  • Happy, Healthy Me (Authored by Cathy Burgess.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
    Description: What do you know about keeping fit and healthy? In the Happy Healthy Me unit, students learn about the heart and practice positive health activities to keep their bodies strong and in good condition. They are introduced to the food pyramid and learn the proper balance of nutritional foods. Students become taste testers and experience an alphabet of nutritious snacks. They also discover more about their muscles and bones and the importance of exercise. Later, children learn how healthy habits, sleep, and living tobacco free make for a healthy lifestyle.

  • Wellness Wonders (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)

  • Subject(s): Health, Language Arts, Mathematics (Grade 3 - Grade 5)
    Description: Students incorporate listening skills, expository writing, graphing skills, and surveys to learn about wellness strategies and health information. Students then use what they have learned to create individual action plans and record progress towards personal goals.

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