Kids make choices all day long, and those choices are affected by how they feel physically and mentally.
The lessons in this unit teach kids that recharge is all about energy—and that your energy is a key influencer of healthy choices. You recharge your energy two ways:
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How Does Your Body Show Energy Levels?Students show their energy level by either sitting on the floor (low), standing (in the middle), or standing with hands in the air (fully recharged).
Energy Influences Choices
Explain that energy influences the choices we make each day. Invite students to talk about a time when their energy influenced a choice.
Check for understanding: Your _ _ _ _ _ influences your choices.
Observe Your Own EnergyLook back at the “My Energy” printable. Ask students to write or draw what they were doing when they checked their energy.
Time: 20 Minutes
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