Health Lesson Plans contains the following classroom lesson plans created to be used in Health and Physical Education classes:
Lesson Plan: A Good Breakfast
Description: This unit was inspired by statistics lessons in math class and developed with Project Based Learning parameters so that time to do the exercises during school could be incorporated from several different disciplines. Students will research what constitutes a “good” breakfast and the benefits of eating a good breakfast. They will then gather data from fellow students over a specified period about practices of breakfast-eating among our students. Students will then organize the data, calculate statistical descriptions of that data, and produce appropriate graphs.
The lesson plan includes: Description, Teacher Preparation, Activities/Procedures, Follow-up Activity, An Internet Breakfast Hotlist, PowerPoint Presentation Rubric, Research Data Graph Rubric, Research Survey Instrument.
Lesson Plan: The Dangers of Smoking
Subject: Health/Life Skills
Description: This unit plan will help students to better understand the dangers of smoking, the benefits of abstaining, and the tools needed to refuse peer pressure. Students will locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources that will help them make responsible and informed choices to maintain health and to promote safety for self and others. Students will complete a worksheet and create a dramatic PowerPoint presentation of their findings.
The lesson plan includes: Description, The Dangers of Smoking Worksheet, The Dangers of Smoking PowerPoint Presentation Rubric.