Thank you for working with the United Way to help middle school students learn about healthy lifestyle choices.
The Healthy Teens program:
Guides them in executing one United Way strategy to improve the health of their community through service.
Target grades: 6-9
Ideal classrooms: Health, Physical Education, Homeroom or Advisory
Time Commitment: 1 class session per week for 6-12 weeks
Available resources: USA TODAYs Electronic Edition, Healthy Teens website
Learn more about Healthy Teens by downloading the teacher’s guide.
Student Service Learning Project
Step 1: Introduction
Step 2: Select a focus area
Step 3: Research your focus area
Step 4: Select a strategy
Step 5: Mobilize
Step 6: Reflect on your plan
Step 7: Share your experience
The USA TODAY health and wellness article library provides students with relevant real-world information on health and well-being. The articles help students gain background knowledge before beginning their service learning project or after the project to extend learning.