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Grade 7-8 Teacher Manual
Social Emotional & Safety


The Michigan Model for HealthTM Grade 7-8 Safe and Sound for Life: Social and Emotional Health and Safety curriculum contains 15 lessons and teaches students to learn ways to cooperate and respect one another and to build skills that develop healthy, life-long habits related to social and emotional health and safety. The lessons emphasize active student participation, especially in developing and practicing skills and role-playing strategies for using those skills. Health topics include:
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Respect
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Communication Skills (Listening, I-Statements, Empathy and Refusal)
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Violence Prevention, Including Bullying
  • Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships
  • Getting and Giving Help

The curriculum provides teachers with:
  • fully scripted and user-friendly lesson plans to help teachers prepare to teach.  
  • lesson objectives and correlation with Michigan and National Health Education Standards, CASEL competencies, time and materials chart, preparation tasks, tips, and lesson procedure. 
  • teacher resources including streaming videos; student worksheets and pre-/post-assessments (Google and PDF); teacher keys, teacher references, family resource sheets, assessment rubrics and/or checklists (PDF and/or MS Word); and online resources such as PowerPoints.

Product purchasing options:
  • Digital option sold individually or within grade level bundles. Includes a 2-year subscription length with unlimited curriculum updates and access to a web-based teacher manual and all online teacher resources.
  • Print option provides teacher manual in a three-ring binder and teacher resource flash drive.
  • Support materials for the curriculum are purchased separately within a Grade 7-8 Support Materials Kit or sold individually which includes posters, card sets, etc.

The Michigan Model for HealthTM (MMH) Grade 7-8 curriculum is recognized as a CASEL Promising Program that aligns with the five core social emotional learning competencies including: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making.  In addition, the MMH is an effective and evidence-based Tier 1 health education curriculum that addresses the major youth health risk behaviors identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth in the U.S.

The Grade 7-8 curriculum is organized within five modules and covers the following six comprehensive health topics:  
  • Social & Emotional Health
  • Nutrition & Physical Activity
  • Safety
  • Tobacco & Vaping
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • HIV/AIDS & Other STIs

Item Price Quantity
Print $80.00
Digital $80.00
Digital-Print Bundle $145.00

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