March 30, 2020
Building Life Skills
Chapter 2 Section 1
I can state the importance of practicing life skills for lifelong wellness.
I can list 10 life skills that I need for a healthy life.
Assessing my Health-How healthy are you? How will I evaluate my Health? It will also help you to evaluate how your actions and behaviors affect your health. This will enable you to find out what you need to do to improve your Health!
2. Communicating Effectively- This will teach you skills of good communication which include knowing how to listen and speak effectively.
Practicing Wellness- Will show you how to practice healthy behaviors daily so that you can have good life-long health like getting enough sleep, choosing nutritious foods and avoiding risky behaviors.
Coping-dealing with troubles or problems in an effective way. This will help you deal with difficult times and situations and with emotions such as anger, depression, and loss of a loved one.
Be a Wise Consumer-which is a person who buys products (such as food or clothing) or services (such as medical care or auto repair) and will show you how to make good decisions when buying products and services.
Evaluating Media Messages- Public forms of communication, such as TV, Radio, movies, newspaper, the Internet, and advertisements are referred to as the media. Knowing how to analyze media messages will help you make better decisions. About your health.
Using Community Resources- A resource is something that you can use to help achieve a goal.. Every community has a wealth of services that provide help for all six components of health.
Making GREAT decisions will provide you with steps to help you do just that.
Using Refusal Skills- provides you with ways to just say “no” to something you don’t want to do.
Setting Goals-will provide you with tips to help you reach your goals.
Life skill- a tool for building a healthy life
Coping-dealing with problems and troubles in an effective way.
Consumer-a person who buys products or services
Media- all public forms of communication, such as TV, radio, newspaper, the Internet, an advertisements
Resource- something that you can use to help achieve a goal.
Practicing Wellness- Choose three life skills. Then, describe how you can apply each of these life skills in your life.
Create a booklet that contains an evaluation of five different media messages such as magazine ads for a healthcare product.
Identify how and why the message may affect a person’s health
Who is the target audience for the message?
Draw a conclusion about the effectiveness of the message.
Prepare for a quiz over life skills.
March 31, 2020
Take the quiz:
What does coping mean?
What is the term for “a person who buys products and services”?
What is the term for ‘something that you can use to help achieve a goal?
Name the life skill that teaches you good listening skills?
What is the life skill that helps you make good decisions when buying health products or services?
Coping c. Assessing Your Health
Practicing Wellness d. Being a Wise Consumer
6. Why is it important to practice life skills for lifelong wellness?
7. Name the life skill that will help you say no to something you don't want to do.
8. Knowing how to analyze media messages will help you make better decisions about your health. True False
9. The most important reason for learning how to be a wise consumer is to save money on goods and services. True False
10. How can using the refusal skill and explain how you can apply this life skill in your life.
April 1, 2020
Making Great Decisions
Using the Making Great Decisions:
Give thought to the problem
Review your choices
Evaluate the consequences of Each Choice
Assess and Choose the Best Choice
Think It Over Afterward
Making Great Decisions together is to collaborate and work together with one or more people. As you get older you will find that kills in collaborative decision making will be very useful with co-workers at your future jobs. You will also use collaborative decision making skills with the family you will form. Learning these skills now will help you make better decisions in the future.
Everyone makes mistakes and sometimes wrong decisions are embarrassing or humiliating or even dangerous and need to be dealt with as soon as possible.
Stop and admit that you made a poor decision and take responsibility for what you’ve done.
Think about to whom you can talk about the problem and tell whomever you choose about your decision and its consequences. Discuss ways to correct the situation
Bo and do your best to correct the situation.
I can describe the importance of making decisions.
I can summarize what you should do if you make a wrong decision.
I can apply the Making Great Decisions model to make a decision.
I can describe a time when I worked with someone else to make a decision.
Consequence- a result of my actions and decisions
Collaborate- to work together with one or more people
Summarize why it is important to think about decisions you make afterward.
What can you do if you make a wrong decision?
Describe a time when you worked effectively with someone else to make a decision.
Why is it always better to carefully evaluate a situation before making a decision?
How can practicing the steps of ‘Making Great Decisions: model help you in an emergency situation when you have to make a quick decision?
Create an Illustrated summary of the steps of the “Making Great Decisions: model.. Your drawings do not have to be realistic but should show a person taking each step in the process.
Write about a time when your family made a group decision on something you were going to do such as where to go for dinner or how to spend a vacation.
April 2, 2020
I can state the people and groups that influence my behavior. Peer pressure, family, media, movies, books, magazines, the internet, songs
I can identify three types of direct pressure-teasing, persuasion, put-downs, threats, bribery, explanations
I can identify three types of indirect pressure- TV, radio, advertising, role models, popular people, famous people
I can state an example of each of the 12 types of refusal skills.
Blame someone else,Give a reason, ignore the request or the pressure, leave the situation, say “no thanks”, say no, and mean it, Keep saying no, Make a joke out of it, Make an excuse, Suggest something else to do, change the subject, Team up with someone
I can apply one of the refusal skills to a pressure in my life
Peer pressure- a feeling that you should do something because that is what your friends want.
Direct Pressure- the pressure that results from someone who tries to convince you to do something you normally wouldn’t do
Indirect Pressure- the pressure that results from being swayed to do something because people you look up to are doing it.
Refusal Skill- a strategy to avoid doing something you don’t want to do
Practicing Refusal Skills; San No with Respect and don’t put anyone down.
Persistent Pressure- someone pressuring you to do something you don’t want to do You may need to say no in 10 different ways. Do they respect you and the things that are important to you? If you stopped hanging around with the person, would you have less pressure and stress in your life? Practicing refusal skills now will help you cope with difficult situations that you might face.
Write a script for a 30 second commercial aimed at teaching teens how to refuse alcohol, drugs, tobacco, or some other harmful product.
April 3, 2020
Quiz Sections 2 and 3
1.Why is it always better to carefully evaluate a situation before making a decision?
2.How can practicing the steps of the Making GREAT Decisions model help you in an emergency situation when you have to make a quick decision?
3.What is peer pressure?
4What is the difference between direct and indirect peer pressure?
5.Why do you feel pressured to do things that you don’t want to do?
April 13, 2020
Setting Healthy Goals.
I can differentiate between short-term and long-term goals.
Short term goals can be achieved quickly in days and weeks
Long term goals may take months or years to achieve
I can describe six suggestions for setting goals.
Is it safe, Is it satisfying, Is it sensible, Is it similar, Is it specific, Is it supported
I can develop an action plan to achieve a personal goal. This is a set of directions that will help me reach my goals.
Set Short term goal rewards. This will help you progress through to reach your goal
What influences can hurt and help you when working on your goal?
Track your progress. This will encourage you when you see progress.
Goal- something that you work toward and hope to achieve
Action plan - a set of directions that will help you reach your goal.
Write down three goals you hope to accomplish with the next month, and three goals you hope to accomplish within the next 10 years.
Next month (short term)
Next 10 years. (long term) goals
Why do you think it is important to track your progress at achieving a goal?
Explain what might happen if a goal is not specific?
Using your goals you have written down, write an action plan for a long-term goal of yours. Apply the six suggestions for setting goals. Break up the goal into short-term
goals. Set a date to accomplish the long-term goals. What could be some positive and negative influences that may affect your goal?
April 14, 2020
Identify the term for “something that you work toward and hope to achieve”.
What is an Action Plan?
What is the difference between a short-term and a long-term goal?
List three things you should do when making an action plan.
What are the six risk factors that can keep you from reaching any goal?
Make your own Wellness Crest Directions
Using your creativity, design a wellness crest(shield) that reflects how you define each area of wellness.
Include physical, mental, social, spiritual, emotional, environmental, and occupational areas of wellness in your collage.
Examples may include drawings of your favorite teams, sports you may play, how you are feeling, what does spiritual wellness mean to you, what you like to do when with friends, What are some hobbies you like, what you can do to help the environment, and what job you would like to have when you start working.
Your shield can be in any shape or a traditional shape of a shield.