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Project SHARE Curriculum: In Your Own Words

Student Health Advocates Redefining Empowerment

In Your Own Words

Through the In Your Own Words lesson, students will develop their own 2-3 minute talk about a subject that is meaningful to them.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the ability to choose and narrow a topic
  • Demonstrate the ability to research effectively
  • Demonstrate a skills in communicating effectively

Materials:

  • No special materials are required

 

 

National Health Education Statistics that Align with the In Your Own Words Lesson

  • 4.12.1 Use skills for communicating effectively with family, peers, and others to enhance health.
  • 8.12.4 Adapt health messages and communication techniques to a specific target audience.

National Strategies that Align with the SHARE Curriculum

Healthy People 2020 Objectives

AH-2      Increase the proportion of adolescents who participate in extracurricular and/or out-of-school activities.

AH-3.2   Increase the proportion of parents who attend events and activities in which their adolescents participate.

National Partnership for Action

Goal 1         Awareness - Increase awareness of the significance of health disparities, their impact on the nation, and the actions necessary to improve health outcomes for racial, ethnic, and underserved populations.

Strategy 2:  Develop and support partnerships among public, nonprofit, and private entities to provide a comprehensive infrastructure to increase awareness, drive action, and ensure accountability in efforts to end health disparities and achieve health equity across the lifespan.

Goal 2:        Leadership - Strengthen and broaden leadership for addressing health disparities at all levels.

Strategy 7:  Invest in young people to prepare them to be future leaders and practitioners by actively engaging and including them in the planning and execution of health, wellness and safety initiatives.