Students discuss influences on body image and match their cards with teacher presentation.
body image lesson allows students in grades 4-9 to examine a number of
issues related to body image including: weight, the media, relationship
of food to body image, fitness, variety of body builds, gender
differences, heredity and the aspects of health and nutrition adding to a
positive body image. Each small group is given 32 cards to read and
sort to complete sentences regarding body image messages. The
discussion is then develop through these statement on large posting size
cards for the entire class to view and discuss while checking their
work. The 16 statements can be clearly understood by upper elementary
students, but also allow for the middle school and early high school
student to consider many important aspects that contribute to one's body
image through more involved discussion. MasterKit includes: 8 sets of
sorting cards (32 cards each), 1 set of large posting cards (32),
instruction/teaching tips, overhead masters, student definition/resource
master, student worksheet master, answer key.