Jacob Scruggs

Grades Taught:

6, 7, 8

Subjects Taught:

Health Education, Physical Education

SOUTHEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL

Columbia, SC

Contributed Lessons

Portion Sizes
Portion Sizes

Lesson

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Define the following vocabulary words portion size 2. Recognize proper portion sizes. 3. Utilize math skills to calculate proper portion sizes.

Milk Makes Bones Healthy
Milk Makes Bones Healthy

Lesson

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Define the following vocabulary words: nutrients, vitamins, minerals, calcium, protein, non-fat milk, and whole milk. 2. Identify rich sources...

Making Half Your Grains Whole
Making Half Your Grains Whole

Lesson

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Define the following vocabulary words: whole grain, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. 2. Recognize foods in the grain group. 3. Distinguish between...

Limit Your Salt
Limit Your Salt

Lesson

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Define nutritious, sodium, healthy foods, snacks, high blood pressure, heart disease, and obesity. 2. Read a Nutrition Fact Label. 3. Describe...

Go Lean With Protein
Go Lean With Protein

Lesson

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Define the following vocabulary words protein, amino acids, essential amino acids, complete protein, and incomplete proteins. 2. Describe the...

Choose My Plate
Choose My Plate

Lesson

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Define the following vocabulary words 2. Identify reliable nutrition and physical activity educational resources. 3. Identify the different food...

Wall Ball
Wall Ball

Lesson

Students will be working on their throwing and fielding techniques in a small sided game

Partner Circle Run
Partner Circle Run

Lesson

Students will be participating in a race where they will be running in a large circle

Steal the Cheese
Steal the Cheese

Lesson

Students will be playing a small sided game where they will running and dodging the tag of other students

Basketball Mania
Basketball Mania

Lesson

Students will be participating in a small-sided game where they will work on their dribbling and shooting skills

Basketball Relay
Basketball Relay

Lesson

Students will be participating in a relay race against other teams while showcasing their dribbling and shooting skills

Soccer Golf
Soccer Golf

Lesson

Students will be working on their kicking skills while participating in a small sided game throughout class

Body Systems Project
Body Systems Project

Lesson

Students will be creating a PowerPoint or brochure based on a body system of their choice. Students will be listing the different organs in that system and explain what that body system does

Bullseye Chipping
Bullseye Chipping

Lesson

Students will be working on their chipping technique while aiming towards a target

Pin Defense
Pin Defense

Lesson

Students will be competing in a game where they will try to knock their opponent's pins down while defending their own pins

Pass the Hoop
Pass the Hoop

Lesson

Students will be using teamwork and cooperation in order to pass a hula hoop around in a circle linked together by the students

Fitness UNO
Fitness UNO

Lesson

Students will be participating in different exercises based on which UNO card they are dealt during class

First Choice Fit Workout
First Choice Fit Workout

Lesson

Students will be learning and participating in different exercises based on the First Choice Fit series.