This Teacher’s Resource Book is the essential companion to the New Healthy Lifestyles textbooks 1, 2 and 3, supporting your teaching with:
An overview of SPHE at Junior Cycle, complete with year planners and guides to assessment and certification, whether you’re teaching it as the traditional modular course or implementing SPHE as a short course as part of the new Junior Cycle
Detailed lesson plans for each lesson in the three New Healthy Lifestyles textbooks
Photocopiable worksheets and sample template letters for SPHE
Ideas for games and icebreakers to engage your class
Suggested websites relevant to SPHE topics
Student reflection templates for assessment tasks
Should you wish to project any of these useful resources in class, a digital copy of this Teacher’s Resource Book is also available on gilldigital.ie.
Edel O’Brien and Catherine Deegan have many years’ experience teaching SPHE at Castletroy College, Limerick where they developed the activities in this book.