Focus Question: Why is it important to practice healthy living habits and advocate for healthy living practices in a community?
Students explore healthy living habits for themselves and for their community. They practice making healthy food choices, exercising and helping people of the community do the same. Learners develop a service-learning project based on a community needs assessment.
Approximately nineteen 45-minute sessions
The learner will:
Students create and implement a needs assessment survey. After collecting data, they will design a service project appropriate for their community to promote healthy habits in themselves and others.
For homework after Session Three in Lesson Two, have students complete the Home Healthy Survey (Handout Five) and bring it back to school for discussion.
Eat an Apple (Doctor’s Orders)
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See individual lessons for benchmark detail.
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