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Second Grade Health and Wellness Resources

Empathy | An ARTHUR Interactive Comic

Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video-Interactive
Explore the topic of empathy in this interactive comic, So Funny I Forgot to Laugh, based on the characters and storyline from the PBS children’s series ARTHUR. When Arthur takes his teasing too far, it upsets Sue Ellen. Can Arthur find a way to apologize for bullying Sue Ellen and save their friendship?
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.
Georgia Standards: HE2.1, HE2.8
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Document
Define and discover the differences between healthy foods and junk foods, in this activity from Arthur: "D.W. the Picky Eater."
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
Georgia Standards: HE2.1, HE2.7
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Document
For National Bullying Prevention Month, we’re giving the words “friendly competition” a new meaning! How many of these kind acts can your students complete? This bingo card is available in English and in Spanish.
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
Georgia Standards: HE2.1, HE2.7
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive Puzzle
Learn about National Fire Prevention Week with this interactive puzzle.
Skill: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Georgia Standard: HE2.1
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Video
Miami Dolphins cheerleaders Jenny and Elena, along with AHA representatives, explain why bone strength is important and introduce methods in which students can work to build strength in their bones.
Skill: Understand and demonstrate methods to build strength in their bones.
Georgia Standard: PE2.1
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity puts a physical twist on the traditional game, rock, paper, scissors! Students get into pairs to play rock, paper, scissors. However, in this game the person who does not win the match is rewarded with exercise by doing activities such as star jumps or jumping jacks depending on the round (there are 3 rounds).
Skill: Participate in psychomotor and affective skills.
Georgia Standard: PE2.1
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
In this interactive Kindergarten through 2nd grade activity, literacy and exercise unite! Using sight word flashcards, students use their bodies to spell out simple sight words. The use of their creativity and imaginations is encouraged so students can also identify how to make their bodies long, round, wide and narrow. This lesson primarily focuses on the use of psychomotor, cognitive and affective skills.
Skill: Create and identify how to make bodies long, round, wide and narrow.
Georgia Standard: PE2.2
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity makes for a very relatable and fun fitness activity! Students use their bodies to move through the motions of going on a vacation. Starting with picking a destination, students then act out packing, boarding the plane, and finally getting to their destination: the beach. This is an excellent psychomotor and cognitive skills activity.
Skill: Participate in psychomotor and cognitive skills activity
Georgia Standard: PE2.3