Title of Lesson: Communication
Course Name: Health
Grade Level: 8
Author’s Name: Lynn Lechleitner
School District: Cornwall Lebanon School District
|PA Academic Standards for Health, Safety, and Physical Education|
|10.1. Concepts of Health|
10.1.9.A. Analyze factors that impact growth and development between adolescence and adulthood.
10.3.9.C. Analyze and apply strategies to avoid or manage conflict and violence during adolescence.
|PA Academic Standards for Career Education and Work|
|13.2. Career Acquisition (Getting a Job) |
13.2.8.A. Identify effective speaking and listening skills used in a job interview.
13.2.8.E. Explain, in the career acquisition process, the importance of the essential workplace skills/knowledge, such as, but not limited to: communication.
|The students will be able to|
|10 Minutes||Note - There is a PowerPoint included with this lesson that you can use to follow along.|
Instant Activity—(You may also do this activity individually and students can stay in their seats and use a single piece of paper). As students enter the room, ask them to answer the two questions posted in the front of the room. These questions are posted on their own piece of large butcher paper. Markers are also available for the students to write with.
|10-15 Minutes||Partner Communication Activity|
|10 Minutes||Direct Instruction|
|5 Minutes||Activity: Body Language|
|5 Minutes||Active Listening Discussion|
|10 Minutes||Video (Slide 13)|
|Ticket out the Door|
In 3-4 lines explain why communication is important and how it is used in your daily life.
|Sanderson, C., Zelman, M., Armbruster, L., & McCarly, M. (2019). Comprehensive health skills for middle school. Tinley Park, Illinois: Goodheart-Willcox.|
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. (2012, December 20). "Who's On First?": The Sequel (w/ Jimmy Fallon, Billy Crystal & Jerry Seinfeld).