Grade 4 Health Lesson Plans

LESSON 1: Women Make A Difference

Time Frame:
Two 40-minute periods

Specific Curriculum Outcome:
Students will be expected to:

Lesson Objective:
To identify positive role models using the Let’s Teach About Women website and to use this information to identify positive role models in their personal lives. 

Skills and Processes:
In this lesson students will

Overview:
Students will use discussion, research, and writing skills to identify female role models. This activity will lead students to identify female role models in their personal lives.

Activity 1

Students will engage in a class discussion using the following questions as a suggested guide:

Activity 2

Teachers will divide their class into small groups and have the students research the Let’s Teach About Women website to find examples of positive role models. A matrix is provided for students to record their information.

Activity 3

Teachers will instruct students to transfer the information from the matrix onto strips of coloured cardboard and post onto the bulletin board.

LESSON 2: Women Make A Difference (con’t)

Activity 4

Teachers will instruct students to read about each role model and to decide which one he/she would like to model. Students can then write a journal entry explaining their choice.

Activity 5

Teachers will invite students to participate in the construction of a class mobile featuring females who are strong role models in their lives. They will give reasons for their choices.

Assessment Ideas:
Teachers can evaluate students on their ability to:

Extension: 
Teachers could instruct students to interview a female role model in their personal lives.