6th Grade Health Lessons: LEVEL 1 FULL YEAR

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★★★★★ If you work with teens, this 6th Grade Health Unit is one that students and teachers LOVE! The 70 lessons in these "Level 1 Middle/Jr. High Health" lessons are engaging and impacting!

The middle school years are also what scientists call a “sensitive period” for social and emotional learning, when the brain is primed to learn from social cues.”* What a perfect time to teach healthy habits and smart choices! This curriculum will help your teens navigate the mental, social, and emotional changes during this time in life and thrive!

This resource is for the first year of Health-Either 6th Grade Middle School or 7th Grade Junior High.

Here is More About This Amazing Program:

  • This is an editable “For Print” curriculum created in Word and PowerPoint, AND a digital resource for BOTH GOOGLE DRIVE and MICROSOFT OFFICE USERS!

  • ★ALL STUDENT DOCS for this “Level 1 Middle School Health” are uploaded onto Google Slides and Forms.

  • ★Assign Health worksheets in your Google Classroom or paperless environment using these Level 1 Middle School student worksheets, surveys, and tests created on Google Slides with fill-in text boxes. Also Includes 23 Google Forms.

  • ★Don't teach for 70 days? No problem! - The slides above were used to create 4 "Set Lessons in Weeks You Teach" programs (See more below about set 6, 9, 12, and 18-week programs.)

  • Also compatible with Microsoft platforms! Simply download my "Student Docs Google Slideshow" (which includes fill-in text boxes) to your computer (Yes- text boxes remain intact!) and upload and assign on your online Microsoft platform!

  • ★Includes a step-by-step instructional video I created to show you not only how to navigate my files and folders; but also how to use the Google Slideshows, how Microsoft users can use my Google Slideshows, how to send only one day's lessons to your students, how to add new information/pages to a Google Slideshow, how to edit and upload worksheets, how to voice-over slides, how to add an instructional video on top of slides, uploading to Google Drive tips, how to set up files for an organize Google Drive, and more!

  • ★If you upload this unit's PowerPoint and convert to Google Slides; then voice-over audio teacher instructions, you can send audio lessons home for a FULLY INDEPENDENT STUDY UNIT! (Full instructions included!)

  • FUN!: I added a fun flip and fold interactive version of the "Student Packet Notes!" Students take notes from PowerPoint slides in all kinds of shapes and foldable cut-outs!

  • This program was created by a National Board Certified Health teacher with 19 years of experience teaching Health. Lessons are tried and tested!


This 6th Grade Middle School / 7th Grade Jr. High (Level 1) Health program is a standards-based program and meets:

· Washington State Middle School 6th Grade Health Standards

· ALL 10 READING and 8 WRITING Common Core Standards (Grades 6-8)

· ALL 8 National Health Standard Indicators (Grades 6-8)



- LOW PREP!! Step-by step lessons that follow PowerPoint slides walk you through each lesson!

- With this purchase, you will receive all future updates (new lessons and activities) that I create related to this "6/7th Grade Health" resource FOR FREE! Simply go to your TPT "My Purchases" folder and re-download.

- This resource includes many lessons that promote social and emotional learning (SEL).


Here's what buyers have to say about my "LEVEL 1 Middle School" lessons:

"Very comprehensive resource!"

"This was perfect!" "Ready to use!"

"This is absolutely amazing and so helpful. Happy I looked past the price. Definitely worth it."

"This was an amazing resource...and this covered so much more than any other resource I've found."

"Worth every penny."


- Need a Different Level of Health?

  • Click here if you teach Level 2 (7th grade middle school / 8th grade jr. high)
  • Click here if you teach Level 3 (8th grade middle school / 9th grade jr. high)

  • Click here if you teach all 3 grade levels of Midd/Jr. Health and want TPT's #1 Best-Selling Middle/Jr. High Health Curriculum!


LOW-PREP! - PRINT AND GO! - SAVES SO MUCH PREP TIME! Here is How You Can Use This Flexible Program:

See a video to visualize this "Set Weeks You Teach" program!

1) There are 4 different "Set Lessons in Weeks You Teach" programs that can be configured in so many possible teaching scenarios, it's likely to work for your teaching line! This program has lessons if you:

  • a) Teach 6th Middle/7th Jr. High for 6 Weeks
  • b) Teach 6th Middle/7th Jr. High for 9 Weeks
  • c) Teach 6th Middle/7th Jr. High for 12 Weeks
  • d) Teach 6th Middle/7th Jr. High for for 18 Weeks*

*18-Week Program includes 70 lessons + 20 fun lesson extensions

Each program includes:


2) Lessons are also formatted into 16 Units (See unit list below) if you want to teach by unit!



Get my bundle: Middle/Jr. High School Health and P.E. - BUNDLE AND SAVE $83.00


More About This Program:

See a video of me talking about this program!

  • State, National, and Common Core Standards met are listed at the top of each lesson, and are also all listed in the main "Table of Contents" for easy reference! It's easy to align to your own state standards!

  • This program is project-based. It is full of interactive engaging lessons, “PAIR-SHARES, group work, flips, folds, and many art projects.
  • "Learning Targets and "Daily Assessments" are listed at the top of each lesson.

  • This is NOT your standard boring vocabulary words or book work! Over 400 pages of highly organized step-by-step teacher directions will engage your students, while the directions will suggest exactly what to say!!

  • ★NEW!★ All student worksheets, surveys, handouts and tests editable for print and on GOOGLE DRIVE for Google Classroom, and can be downloaded by Microsoft Office users with fill-in text boxes intact!

  • 650+ PowerPoints slides! Helps make learning visual! -NEW GRAPHICS!
  • Worksheets, tests, and handouts

  • Links to over 40 FREE videos!
  • Homework assignments (Including "Parent-Teen Communicators")

  • Fun surveys - students LOVE these!

  • Best of all, students love this program (read the reviews above) and students who like what they're learning are more likely to actually use what they learned outside the classroom

  • FUN!: Flip and fold interactive version of the "Student Packet Notes! Students take notes from PowerPoint slides in all kinds of shapes and foldable cut-outs! Click here if you missed the link above:


Here is a QUICK LOOK at the 16 units included:

1. Beginning a School Year

2. Stress, Depression, and Suicide

3. Mental Health

4. Diseases

5. Stop Bullying: Empathy and Violence

6. Tobacco

7. Alcohol

8. Drugs

9. Conflict Resolution

10. Self-Esteem

11. Nutrition

12.Sex Ed.

13. Body Systems

14. First Aid

15. Community Health

16. Ending A School Year



HERE ARE UNITS included in this 6/7th Grade (Level 1) program, with SOME ACTIVITIES LISTED HERE:

1. Beginning a Year Unit:

-Starting the Term Off Right!

-Learning Styles Survey

-Conversation Starters

-“Learning Style Cubes”

--★NEW LOOK FOR THE RED HEN!★ “The Little Red Hen” THEME

-File Folders System

-Give Out Syllabus

-“Food Personality Survey”

EXTRA: Organization to Begin a New School Year

-“Class Syllabus”

-Morning PowerPoints

-Learning Target Success Criteria Exit Sheet


-250 All New "Learning Target" posters

-Teacher Evaluation Tips for the "Danielson" "5 Dimensions," and "Marzano" Frameworks

2. Stress, Depression, and Suicide Unit

-“Stress Survey”

-”How Stress Affects Your Brain” Video

-“Stress Worksheet”

-How to Relieve Stress Video

-"Relieving Stress Trunks Project”

-“Sleep Project Homework”

-Five Stress Relieving Activities!

3. Mental Health Unit

-The 5 Dimensions of Health

-Interactive Mental Health Road Signs Project

-"You Choose Worksheet"

4. Diseases Unit

-Understanding communicable diseases, pathogens, how they’re spread, and how the immune systems fights them

-“Interactive Communicable Diseases Activity“ with “Disease and Prevention Chart”

-“Communicable Diseases Card Game” with “Communicable Diseases Worksheet”

-“Selfie Get Well Cards” (Disease Prevention)

-★NEW!★ Coronavirus Activity was added and COVID-19 was added to card game and worksheet.

5. Empathy/Violence/Stop Bullying Unit

-Empathy Video

-Interactive Empathy Treasure Chest Project

-“Self-Esteem Survey”

-"Positive Self-Talk Activity”

-Bullying video

-Bullying Role-Play Task Cards

-Making Your Voice Count” Activity

-Cyber Bullying

-“Empathy Test” (written or outloud)

6. Tobacco

-The Dangers of Tobacco

-CDC Videos

-Tobacco Facts Articles

-Anti-Tobacco Song Lyrics” Project

-Songs and Present

-The Brain and Habits

-“Cleansing a Bad Habit”

-“Adding a Healthy Habit” Worksheets”

-“Support Your Peers Calendar”

7. Alcohol Unit

-Introduction to Alcohol Unit

-"How Alcohol Affects the Body Wheels Project”

-”Alcohol Dangers” Audio Article

-“Standing Up to Peer Pressures Diamond Worksheet“

-“Assertiveness Survey”

-"Alcohol is Not For Me”

8. Drugs Unit

-Intro to Drug Unit

-“Drug Classification Activity”

-Inhalants Dangers!


9. Conflict Resolution Unit

-Assertiveness Survey

-Assertive Versus Aggressive

-Start Partner Dialogue Activity

-“So Quic Model” Handout

- Partner Dialogue Activity

-Assertiveness Survey”

-“Communication and Conflict Resolution Tips Sheet

-“Building Confidence, Assertiveness, Self- Esteem Worksheet”

-"How to be More Confident” Video

-“Assertiveness Role-Plays”

10. Self-Esteem Unit

-Self-Esteem Survey

-What is Positive Self-Esteem?

-“Self-Esteem iPad” Project

-Thumbprint Project

11. Nutrition Unit

-What is a Calorie?

-Understanding and Reading Label Ingredients

-Students make “Best or Worst Foods” Posters

-“Ingredients Quiz”

-“Where is Your Health?” Assessment

-“Where is Your Health?” Goal-setting Acronym

-Food Label Scramble ★NEW U.S.D.A. Food Labels!

12. Sex Ed. Unit

-Sexuality Opt-Out” info

-Puberty is Normal!

-“Puberty is Normal Matching Game”

-Dealing with Body Image

-“Puberty Parent-Student Communicator Homework”

-“Guide to Maintaining Friendships”

-Tips “4” for a Better Friendship

-Dating, Boundaries, and Unhealthy Risks

-Top 10 Reasons for Choosing Abstinence

-Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV

-Traits of a Healthy Versus an Unhealthy Relationships

-Understanding Gender Identity

-Signs of Abusive Relationships

-“Healthy Relationships Posters”

13. Body Systems Unit

-"Can You Do This?" Fun!

-"Our Amazing Body Slideshow"

-Virtual Body

-8 Body Systems Worksheet with QR Codes

-Preparing and Giving Group Presentations:

-PowerPoint Group Presentations

-Optional Requirement: Body Systems Group Rap, Song or Poem

-Grading Rubrics Included!

-Presentation Note Taking Worksheet

-Preventative Medical Checkups for Teens

-Vaccinations and Reproductive Health Check Ups

-Unit Tests

14. First Aid Unit

-“Wilderness First Aid”: Sprained Ankles, Splints and Slings

15. Optional Community Health Unit

-21 different Ideas to Promote “Community Health"

-Six Key Ingredients to a Healthy Community”

-Health or Fitness Careers

-Family Health

-Safe Home Environments

16. Ending A School Year Unit

-Myers Briggs Personality Videos and Worksheet

-“Our Term in Review" PowerPoint



-Teacher Evaluation

-Final Test


NOTE: This LEVEL 1 Health program is not consecutive with my High School Health program!

Thus, if you are interested in using both my Middle/Jr. High and High School Health programs for yourself or your school district, you will want my SEQUENTIAL Middle/Junior AND High School Health Curriculum, which I designed as 4 consecutive, scaffolded programs ranging from middle to high school, with no lesson repetition.


Other Things to Know:

· Click on the green “Preview" button above to see more!!

· Purchase Orders are accepted!

· Ask your school district to purchase this curriculum for you!


· Each purchase is intended for one teacher’s use only, and should not be shared with others. Purchases are non-transferable, and should not be shared with others.

· Additional licenses for your colleagues can be purchased from my TPT Store

· The purchaser is granted permission to make duplicates for classroom use only. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item (or any part thereof) on the Internet are all strictly prohibited unless it is a password-protected student website. Violations are subject to penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

· Replacement of the digital version of this Middle School Health curriculum is FREE.

· Copyright © Health Education Today, Inc. All rights reserved by author.


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- Middle/Junior AND High School SEQUENTIAL Health Curriculum

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- 3rd Grade Full-Year Health Curriculum

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- 5th Grade Full-Year Health Curriculum

Here are my 1 to 4-Week Health Units:

Nutrition Unit (My #1 Selling Unit!)

Drug Unit

Alcohol Unit

Tobacco Unit

Sex Ed. Unit (Makes this topic easy to teach!)

Self-Esteem Unit

Stop Bullying: Empathy/Violence Unit

Stress Unit

Body Systems Unit

Body Systems Unit

Dangerous Decisions Unit

Conflict Resolution Unit

Environmental and Community Unit

Diversity and "Celebrating My Identity" Unit

Mental Health Unit

Diseases Unit

Best Beginning of a School Year Ever Unit

1-Week Ending a School Year Unit

1 to 4-Week P.E. Units:

3 to 4-Week Basketball Unit

3 to 4-Week Flag Football Unit

3 to 4-Week Volleyball Unit

3 to 4-Week Softball Unit

Cardio Workouts and Weight Room Unit

50 Low Organized Games Inside the Gym Unit

1 to 2-Week Badminton Unit-FREE!

Independent Study Units:

Independent Study Sex Ed. Unit

Independent Study Nutrition Unit

Special Education Units:

3-Week Sex Ed. Unit for Special Needs Students

Thank you for previewing.

Mrs. S.


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Total Pages
430 Pages of Teacher Directions that Follow 650 PowerPoint Slides
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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