ALEX Classroom Resource

  

STRESSED OUT? Learn How the Body Responds to Stress—and Healthy Ways to Cope

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

STRESSED OUT? Learn How the Body Responds to Stress—and Healthy Ways to Cope

URL:

http://headsup.scholastic.com/sites/default/files/NIDA15-INS2_StuMag_DownloadALL_508.pdf

Content Source:

Other
Scholastic
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

Stress is a part of life, but students may have difficulty coping and feel overwhelmed, which can increase the risk for drug use. The article “Stressed Out?” helps explain how the body’s stress response system works, as well as the health consequences of ongoing (chronic) stress. Students will learn how their bodies respond to stress, and how they can manage under pressure.

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 5
5-4.4) Apply techniques for managing stress and conflict.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-5.1) Describe how being physically active leads to stress reduction, social interaction, and an overall healthy body.

APE accommodation suggestions: peer assistance and modeling


Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Beginning Kinesiology - Level 1
BK-3.12) Identify healthy stress-management strategies.

Examples: relaxation, deep breathing, aerobic exercise

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Beginning Kinesiology - Level 2
BK-3.12) Apply healthy stress-management techniques.

Examples: relaxation, deep breathing, aerobic exercise

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: coping skills, coping strategies, selfawareness, stress
License Type: Public Domain
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Partnered Event: ALEX Resource Development Summit
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Comments

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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
The event this resource created for:ALEX Resource Development Summit