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Lesson 9: My Healthy Habit Goal


In this lesson, students set a personal health behavior goal. They review the surveys around healthy habits they completed in previous lessons and choose a behavior they could improve on based on these self-assessments. They review steps for setting a goal, then complete an activity sheet to create an action plan for improving the behavior they have chosen.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Set a realistic personal goal to improve a personal health and wellness-related practice.
  2. Track progress toward achieving a personal health and wellness-related goal.
  3. Identify resources that can help achieve a personal health and wellness-related goal.

SEL Connection

  • self-management

Time: 45 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • PHW-1: Practice appropriate hygiene habits.
  • PHW-2: Get an appropriate amount of sleep and rest.
  • PHW-3: Prevent vision and hearing loss.
  • PHW-4: Prevent damage from the sun.
  • PHW-5: Practice behaviors that prevent infectious diseases.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.5.1: Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.
  • Standard 6: Goal Setting
  • Performance Indicator 6.5.1: Set a personal health goal and track progress toward its achievement.
  • Performance Indicator 6.5.2: Identify resources to assist in achieving a personal health goal.
  • Standard 7: Practicing Health-Enhancing Behaviors
  • Performance Indicator 7.5.2: Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors to maintain or improve personal health.
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