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Life Skills : 225 Ready-To-Use Health Activities for Success and Well-Being (Grades 6-12)
by Sandra McTavish


Overview - Life Skills is a practical resource that gives teachers 225ready-to-use worksheets that cover a wide variety of key lifeskills. The book addresses topics such as drug and alcohol use, sex, relationships, stress, food-related issues, and self-esteem.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Life Skills is a practical resource that gives teachers 225ready-to-use worksheets that cover a wide variety of key lifeskills. The book addresses topics such as drug and alcohol use, sex, relationships, stress, food-related issues, and self-esteem.Life Skills is an easy-to-use, time-saving book that isdesigned for grades 6-12 and helpful for both new and seasonedteachers. For quick access and easy use, the worksheets areorganized into eight sections and are printed in a large 81/2" x 11" format that folds flat for photocopying.Here's an overview of what you'll find in each section:

Drugs, Alcohol, and Smoking: Trends in smoking, second-hand smoke, reasons why people smoke and ways to help peoplequit, facts about drug use, the classification of different drugs, alcoholism, fetal alcohol syndrome, as well as drinking anddriving.

Sex and Sex-Related Issues: Male and female sex organs, why people have sex, facts and myths, birth control, options aftergetting pregnant, sexually transmitted diseases, homosexuality, infertility options, sexual harassment, and date rape.

Love, Relationships, Marriage, and Family: The role offriends in our lives, negative aspects of cliques, dating and love, love and infatuation, qualities in an ideal mate, problems inmarriage, why marriages end, family life cycles, and nontraditionalfamilies.

Life Skills: High and low self-esteem, long and shortrange goals, learning assertive behavior, dealing with difficultpeople, conflict resolution, what makes a good leader, effectivecommunication and time management skills, and problems withviolence.

Stress: What makes you stressed?, reactions to stress, coping with stress, suicide, death, and dying.

Food and Food Related Issues Improving eating habits, the food pyramid, information about calories, water, vitamins, protein, carbohydrates, fiber, fat, additives, and eatingdisorders.

Know Your Body and Body Image: Body image and type, thefunctions of differnet organs, body parts, body systems andterminology, viruses and bacteria, basic first aid, diagnosing andsolving emergency problems, fitness habits, and four components offitness.

Self Esteem and Knowing Yourself: Favorite things, handwriting, personality type, birth order, highs and lows, andfive senses.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780787969592
  • ISBN-10: 0787969591
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • Publish Date: December 2003
  • Page Count: 262
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds


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