Busting Stress: Stress Management Lesson Plans

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Busting Stress: Stress Management Lesson Plans



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Attainment of a healthy mind and body begins with understanding how to balance the demands of life. Understanding stress is foundational in maintaining personal health. These activities provide an overview of what the stress response is, and how stress affects the body and mind. Students will demonstrate an awareness of their own levels of stress, develop an awareness of their unique stressors, and how to cope with stress in healthy ways.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 3
3.7.1) Develop a plan for responsible personal health behavior.

Examples: keeping an activity log, planning activities that reduce stress

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.1.1) Describe the interrelationship between social and emotional health in adolescence.

a. . Identify how positive relationships can enhance each dimension of health.

b. Explain how stress can affect personal health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.6.2) Describe how setting goals to increase time for physical activity and academic study may reduce stress.

a. List activities that can improve physical and mental health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.2) Describe the interrelationships of emotional, mental, physical, social, spiritual, and environmental health.

a. Identify symptoms and methods of treatment of mental health disorders, including depression, and stress.

b. Identify warning signs and prevention strategies for suicide.

Tags: personal health, selfawareness, stress
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