Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit

Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit
Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit
Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit
Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit
Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit
Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit
Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit
Stress Lessons: 3 to 4-Week Stress, Depression and Suicide Health Unit
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★★★★★ This Common Core aligned stress unit will make these difficult topics easy to teach and will be impacting for your students…They'll love the sleep project and all the surveys.

Through discussions, reflective surveys, and hands-on activities this engaging unit helps students understand the importance of sleep and how to relieve stress for life.

★NEW!★ I just finished an amazing update. There are now all-new photos on the Stress PowerPoint and several worksheets; AND besides the High School Stress lessons, I added the complete Stress Units from each of the 3 Middle/Jr. High School grade levels! (See specifics activities listed below.)

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★This is one of my TOP-SELLING units!! Here is what buyers are saying:

"My students learned a lot and were engaged the whole time."

"...The students enjoyed the projects and the interactive nature of the lessons. I will definitely be using it again next year!"

"Huge amount of material for the price. Big time saver!"

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★ALL FUTURE UPDATES FOR LIFE ARE INCLUDED!! All new lessons, activities, and any changes that I create for this resource are FREE!! Simply go to your "My Purchases" folder and download anytime!

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★This resource is taken directly from my Full Semester/Year High School Health Curriculum, and my Middle/Junior High School Health Curriculum, which are both #1 Best-Selling Health Curriculums on TPT!

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★Unfortunately teen depression is often seen as a normal teenage "phase" of life and consequently, it's not diagnosed or treated.

This unit uses a "Depression Survey," PowerPoint slides, and activities to help your students understand and possibly recognize the symptoms of stress and depression.

Students will learn that Clinical Depression is treatable and that help is available!!

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★The unit stresses that suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem and it leaves devastation for loved ones in its wake, and what to do if a friend is talking about suicide, and more.

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Now you have 4 programs to choose from to use for your Stress Unit!

3 Middle/Jr. High School sequential Stress programs, or 1 High School Stress program.

The 3 grade levels of Middle/Jr. High School Stress lessons are sequential within the middle level and do not repeat activities, but be aware there is overlap between the middle and high school level lessons!

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Here are some of the activities included in the individual Middle/Jr. High School Lessons:

-These 3 programs are sequential, so use one program or use all 3!

LEVEL 1 MIDDLE/JR. HIGH SCHOOL STRESS:

-What is Stress?
- “Stress Survey”
-”How Stress Affects Your Brain” Video
-Stressors
-“Stress Worksheet”
-”How to Relieve Stress" Video
-TIME OUT, WORK OUT, REACH OUT
-“Relieving Stress Trunks Project”
-Sleep Posters
-25 Scary and Surprising Effects of Sleep Deprivation”
-“Sleep Project Homework”

-Finish Sleep Posters
-Five Stress Relieving Activities! Aerobics, Deep Breathing, Muscle Contraction, Meditation/Visualization, Yoga

LEVEL 2 MIDDLE/JR. HIGH SCHOOL STRESS:

-Time Out, Work Out, Reach “Animal Stress Stories”
-“Depression Posters”
-“Traits of Depression Worksheet”
-“Review of Stress, the Importance of Sleep, Resilience, and Depression.”
-Depression and Thoughts of Suicide
-Overcoming Depression and Anxiety
-Life Without You” Worksheet
-Optional: Stress-Buster Coloring Homework

LEVEL 3 MIDDLE/JR. HIGH SCHOOL STRESS:

-Creating “Time Out, Work Out, Reach Out Card Game”
-Depression
- Resilience
-“Depression - vs - Clinical Depression
-True story Articles
-”Depression Survey”
-More on Depression
-Bi-Polar Disorder
-Anti-Depressants

-”Depression Around the Room” Activity
-Cutting

-Suicide

-Suicide Risk Factors

-Cutting

-What to Do if Someone You Know Talks of Suicide

-Unit Test Review
-“Stress-Free BINGO”!

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HIGH SCHOOL STRESS:

This unit includes:

1. 127 pages of step-by-step teacher directions with real student examples of projects!!

2. A 118-slide PowerPoint that walks you through each lesson!

3. 30 documents

4. A Stress Packet that students fill out from the PowerPoint Presentation (and Key)

5. 21 amazing videos

6. Caveman Bulletin Board Templates ("Why My Brain Still Thinks I'm a Caveman!")

-Stress Unit Assessment Options:
-“Depression/Suicide Parent-Teen Communicator”

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Day 1 and 2: UNDERSTANDING STRESS

-"Stress Vulnerability Survey"

-Goal setting

-The importance of Sleep

-"Sleep Journal"

-"Sleep Posters Project"

Day 3 and 4: RELIEVING STRESS

-What is stress and how to relieve stress

-"Stress Survey"

-How Stress Affects Your Brain

-"Above the Stress Project"

-"45 Stress Relieving Activities"

Day 5: MORE ON RELIEVING STRESS

-How Stress Affects Your Body Worksheet

-How to Relieve Stress i 60 Seconds

-Animal Stories Project

★BONUS STRESS BUSTING MATERIALS:★

1 + 2. Interactive Relieving Stress Trunks

3. Students Make a "Relieving Stress" Card Game

4. Making Stress Balls

5 + 6. Stress Coloring

7. “Stress Relieving Stations Around the Room"

Day 6: DEPRESSION

-Depression Survey

-Clinical Depression and Treatment

-Resilience skills

-True Stories

-Video on Depression

Day 7: MORE ON DEPRESSION

-Bi-Polar Disorder

-Anti-Depressants

-"How to Beat Stress and Depression" Scavenger Hunt

Day 8: "BLACK DOG" DEPRESSION

-"Traits of Depression Worksheet"

-"I Had a Black Dog, His Name Was Depression” Video

-"Black Dog Poster Project"

Day 9: SUICIDE PREVENTION

-Suicide Risk Factors

-Why Teens Cut/Self-Mutilate

-Suicide Prevention Video

-Powerful "Emotions Left After Suicide" Activity

Day 10 + 11: STRESS TEST REVIEW

-How to Show You Care if a Friend Talks of Suicide

-"Show You Care Worksheet"

-Stress Test Review and Key

-Stress-Free BINGO Test Review!!

Day 12: STRESS TEST

-Stress Test and Key

-"Sleep Homework Project"

-POWERFUL "Stress, Depression and Suicide Parent-Teen Communicator"

OPTIONAL Day 13 and 14: VALUES

Full "Values" lesson

-"Values Survey"

Survey discussion, challenge, reflection

-"Values Parent-Teen Communicator Homework

21 TOTAL LESSONS WITH STRESS BUSTERS!

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THIS UNIT AND ALL ITS MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED IN MY FULL SEMESTER PROGRAMS: "HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH CURRICULUM" and "MIDDLE/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH CURRICULUM."

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* Documents are editable and included in Word and PDF formats.

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

* Purchase Orders are accepted!

* Additional license for other teachers to buy this product are half price! (Click the license button during purchase)

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Mrs. S.

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Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9–10 texts and topics.
Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
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