Lesson Plan

Your Health & Wellness Chapter1 - Lesson1

Your Health & Wellness Chapter1 - Lesson1: WHAT IS HEALTH? (pg 1-10)
Diamond T.
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Science, Health & Wellness
Objectives

Students will be able to...

  • Have a clear understand of what health and wellness is.
  • Have a clear understanding of the "HEALTH TERMS"  health, wellness, lifestyle factors, prevention, health education, health literacy.
  • Demonstrate and give examples of the THREE ELEMENTS OF YOUR HEALTH.
  • Have a clear understanding of THE HEALTH CONTINUUM and how to rate themselves.
  • Understand and identify warring signs and risk factors for unhealthy physical, mental/emotional, or social health . 
Subjects
Health & Wellness
mental health
preventing sickness
Grades 7 - 11
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1 HOOK:

Introduce today's lesson:                                                                Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health& Wellness (pg. 2 - 10) Textbook Glencoe Health

  • Introduce the "What Is Health?" video 
  • Play the "What Is Health?" videos. 
  • Discuss the students prospective from the video.  
Student Instructions

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                      (pg. 2-10 ) Textbook Glencoe Health

Watch the "What Is Health?" video.

Discussion:  

  • What was the video about?
  • Answer all of the question connected to the video.
  • Get with your partner and discuss "What You Think Health Is To You".  Take turns sharing your answers.

2 DIRECT INSTRUCTION:

Activity: Reading

 Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                     (pg. 2- 10) Textbook Glencoe Health

Read and discuss the "Your Health Barometer"(pg. 3) 
Complete the "Your Health Barometer Health Journal" worksheet.

Student Instructions

 Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                     (pg. 2- 10) Textbook Glencoe Health

Read and discuss the "Your Health Barometer"(pg. 3) 
Complete the "Your Health Barometer Health Journal" worksheet.

3 GUIDED PRACTICE :

Activity: Exploring

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                     (pg. 4) Textbook Glencoe Health

Have students complete the Health Term Worksheet.  Define the following health terms:​

  • health
  •  wellness
  • lifestyle factors
  • prevention
  • health education
  • health literacy
Student Instructions

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                      (pg. 4) Textbook Glencoe Health

Complete the Health Term Worksheet.                          Define the following health terms:​

  • health
  •  wellness
  • lifestyle factors
  • prevention
  • health education
  • health literacy

4 GUIDED PRACTICE :

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                      (pg. 7) Textbook Glencoe Health

Introduce the Health & Wellness Video. 

  • Play the "Health & Wellness" videos. 
  • Discuss with the students where they fit in the Health & Wellness Triangle ?
Student Instructions

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                      (pg. 7) Textbook Glencoe Health                                         Watch the "Health & Wellness Video".

Discussion:  

  • What was the video about?
  • Answer all of the question connected to the video.
  • Get with your partner and discuss "Where do you fit in the Health & Wellness Triangle"?  Take turns sharing your answers.

5 INDEPENDENT PRACTICE:

Activity: Exploring

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                      (pg. 6) Textbook Glencoe Health

YOUR HEALTH TRIANGLE:                                                      Have student complete the following activity: 

Complete the activity on page 6.

Think about your total health. Identify the activities and behaviors you do to contribute to each side of your health triangle. 

Student Instructions

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                      (pg. 6) Textbook Glencoe Health

YOUR HEALTH TRIANGLE:                                               Complete the activity on page 6 of the text book.      Think about your total health. Identify the activities and behaviors you do to contribute to each side of your health triangle.

 

6 WRAP-UP:

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                      (pg. 2-10 ) Textbook Glencoe Health                               YOUR HEALTH AND WELLNESS CHAPTER 1 - LESSON 1 Chapter Review pg. 10

Watch the video Health & Wellness                                Complete Lesson 1:  Review on pg. 10

Student Instructions

Chapter 1 - Lesson 1: Health & Wellness                                      (pg. 2-10 ) Textbook Glencoe Health

YOUR HEALTH AND WELLNESS CHAPTER 1 - LESSON 1 Chapter Review pg. 10                                                             Complete the Lesson 1: Review on pg. 10