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Expectations for Health Class No eating or drinking. No cell phones. If I see it, I take it. Participate in all activities. Be organized. Keep all papers for the end of year test. (open notes) Quizzes/tests to be determined on classroom behavior and participation.
Bellringer Write down 5 (or more) stressors in your life. Discuss
Today, students will: Recognize own physical, psychological and emotional responses to stress Distinguish between stressors that are within one’s control and those that are not Practice positive coping mechanisms in dealing with stress and avoid those behaviors, which will adversely affect physical and emotional health.
Stress The body and mind’s response to everyday demands or threats Can be positive or negative, real or imagined The body goes through a patterned response, General Adaption Syndrome (“fight or flight response
General Adaptation Syndrome (“fight or flight” response) Stage 1 – Alarm Stage – The hormone adrenaline is released – Physiological responses Increased heart rate, sweating, muscle tension and dilated pupils Stage 2 – Resistance Stage – The body is trying to recover from the stressor, return to normal Stage 3 – Exhaustion stage – The body’s defenses become worn down. Physical and/or emotional diseases can develop – Stress-related diseases Cardiovascular disease, cancer, skin disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, depression, and anxiety
Your reaction On your bellringer sheet, write down how your body and/or mind reacts to your 5 stressors Discuss
Coping with Stress Must be able to distinguish which stressors you can control and those you cannot Cancelled pool party due to lightning Death of a grandparent Failing a math test Being late to school Write down 5 more stressful situations and then switch with a partner to identify if it is within a person’s control or not
Positively Coping with Stress Take control and direct your energy towards things you can change Better time management, relaxation techniques, daily physical activity and better preparation for the challenges
Not Recognizing the Importance of Positive Coping Strategies May turn to negative behaviors to escape their stress Alcohol and drug abuse, overeating, oversleeping, or acts of violence Going back to your bellringer, for each stressor, write down a positive coping strategy to deal with each stressor
Article Read silently or in a small group of 2 or 3 the article When finished reading, write down the Six Tips for Taking Charge and write down personal examples for each using people/experiences from your own life Turn in and get final worksheet
kidshealth.org Articles Summarize the main ideas of 3 “Stressful Situations” articles Directions: Go to kidshealth.org/teens Click on Mind, then Stress and Coping Center, then Stressful Situations Choose 3 articles to read Write down the main points for each of the articles that you read