This book offers step-by-step lessons for teachers to address the issue of body image.
It examines the continuous media and peer pressures that young children are exposed to and encourages children to recognise their own strengths and qualities and to become resilient members of society. Lesson plans included.
The authors demonstrate a practical range of activities and projects for teachers to work with designed to make them confident in discussing body image in the classroom.
This book offers:
Lesson plans for Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and the transition to Key Stage 3
Practical guidance on how to support and involve parents and carers
Analysis on the changing social influences of home life, peer pressure and the media
Overviews of research on the links between body image, academic achievement and emotional well-being.
This book contains explicit links to SEAL and the ECM outcomes and will be of significant interest to all teachers, teaching assistants and practitioners working with primary children.