This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students' understanding of themselves, their relationships and their knowledge of how to lead a healthy lifestyle.
A wealth of practical activities in the book range from class and group discussions and formal debates to games, role plays, hot seating and thought tracking. This book enables teachers to deliver effective and imaginative PSHE lessons, encouraging children to:
* Share their views on issues that concern them such as bullying
* Learn to think for themselves and to make their own decisions
* Be aware of the dangers involved in drinking, smoking and drugtaking
* Understand their relationships with family and friends
* Explore social issues such as prejudice and discrimination
* Learn how to handle their emotions
Jumpstart! PSHE is an essential classroom resource that will encourage the personal development of children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers deliver effective and imaginative PSHE lessons.
John Foster taught English for 20 years before becoming a full-time writer. He has written over 100 books for classroom use and is a highly regarded children's poet.
Introduction Section 1:Developing self-knowledge and Understanding Relationships Family matters Friends and friendships Time Management Making decisions and Taking responsibility Handling emotions Bullying Coping with change Section 2:Keeping Healthy Healthy eating Taking exercise Smoking Drinking alcohol Drugs and drugtaking Growing and changing Contraception and safer sex Mental illness Section 3: Living in the wider world Neighbours and the local neignbourhood Environmental issues Rules and responsibilities Prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination Children's rights Understanding other cultures Money management Values and beliefs Respecting human rights