Author:
Blended Learning Teacher Practice Network
Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Grade:
7
Tags:
Blended Learning, Collaboration, Communication, Community, Critical Thinking, English Language Arts, Explanatory Texts, Health, Informative Writing, Problem-Solving, Public Service Announcement, Research, Station Rotation, Technology, Writing
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs, Graphics/Photos, Interactive

Education Standards (24)

How Can I Promote Healthy Lifestyles in My Community?

How Can I Promote Healthy Lifestyles in My Community?

Overview

In this problem-based learning module, students will research health issues that are relevant to elementary students k-3. Students will look at perceptions, influences, education, research and discussion.Information will be provided through various ways including direct instruction, small group instruction by the classroom teacher, online research, and real-life research. Students will research media influences on health and develop a student-produced Public Service Announcement that will be shared with their peers as well as k-3 students in the district. Students will also have the opportunity to learn from each other and share their ideas with community stakeholders and plan next steps to promote healthy lifestyles in our community.