Unit # 1 Lesson # 5 Health Essential Lesson Plan Components 1. Theme of Instruction: Goal Setting Grade/Developmental Level: Grade 8 # of Students 20-25 2. Lesson Objectives: Highlight Standards/Benchmarks/Performance Indicators A) Cognitive: Students will understand the significance of goal setting to enhance personal health. Students will know the 5 steps of the goal setting process. Standard # 5, 6 Benchmark/Source: National Health Education Standards Affective: Students will share and discuss their goal with a classmate. Students will give positive feedback and advice on other’s goals. Standard # 4 Benchmark/Source: National Health Education Standards B) Interdisciplinary: Students will read, write, and establish problem solving techniques throughout class. Benchmark/Source: Connecticut Mastery Testing, Content Literacy Education 3. A) Needed Equipment: One Laptop Computer B) Safety Concerns: (*) Constant observation of all students. Be sure students are working well together in groups. 4. Instant Activity: 5. Time: One Minute Paper Four Ws Writing activity- 2 min “Write about the article you read for homework. Write who was the article about? what happened in the article? when did the article take place? why did I have you read the article?” Collect the paper. Assessment opportunity! How many students seem to have read the article for the homework? Are students on task? Do students understand the instant activity task? 6. Scaffolding: Time: “Last class we talked about goal setting. You learned the 5 steps to set goals and 1 min brainstormed goals to accomplish. Today we will continue exploring goal setting.” 7. Introduction to Lesson: Time: A)State Objective- (What) Students will continue to learn the Goal-Setting Process. 1 min B)Anticipatory Set- (Why) It is important to educate middle school students on healthy lifestyle goal setting strategies. Students need to be given the tools to make set goals. C)Focus Attention- (Cueing) Step – Focus, Pay attention, Think Rationally, Do your best!, Set realistic goals D)CFU (Check for Understanding)- Any Questions? Thumbs up if you understand. 8. Tasks and 10. Cues: 11. Formation: Time: 9. Extensions/Applications a) Cues: Formation: Time: Quickly review the 5 steps in the goal Focus Seated Classroom 5 minutes setting process. 1. Identify a specific goal and write it down. 2. List the steps you will take to reach your goal. 3. Get help and support from others. 4. Set up checkpoints to evaluate your progress. 5. Give yourself a reward once you have achieved your goal. “What is the difference between a short term goal and a long term goal? What is goal setting? Why is it important to set goals?” b) Cues: Formation: Time: Goal Setting- Write out your goal Seated Classroom 15 minutes Since students have developed 2 personal plan, health goals (last class) they will decide Ask questions which goal they are going to focus on and try to accomplish. “Use the 5 steps in the goal setting process to set your goal.” Students will reflect in writing on white lined paper every other day on how they are doing with accomplishing their goal. “Take your time to write out each step. Be sure to really think and write about what will help you accomplish this goal.” c) Cues: Formation: Time: Goal Sharing- Discuss, Active Seated Classroom 10 minutes Talk with a partner about your goal. listening Discuss how you will use the steps to accomplish the goal. Discuss what will influence you chances of reaching your health goal. Talk about what section of the health triangle your goal falls into. Closure: Time: Explain the importance in goal setting to achieve our goals. Review material from 2 min decision making and goal setting. Homework: Consumer choices brainstorm- “On a piece of paper I want you to write down this question- What factors influence peoples buying decisions? When Transition consumers buy products what helps them make up their mind? Answer these questions in a list format for your homework” Assessment opportunity! Do students understand what is expected from them for homework? 12. Review Questions for Students: Assessment Opportunity. Time: a) “What are the 5 steps in the goal setting process?” 1 min b) “Why is goal setting important?” c) “How often will you reflect on how well you are doing accomplishing your goal?” Transition d) “How and why will sharing your goal with someone help you accomplish your Students move goal?” out to their next class. 13. Teacher Reflection: a) How did it go? c) What didn’t work so well? b) What worked well? d) What changes will I make for next time?
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