Lesson Length: 30 - 45 mins

Topic: Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will learn about the importance of taking care of their health.

Know Before You Start: This lesson works well as part of an overall unit about making healthy choices.


  • Read and discuss the sample comic. 

  • Discuss ways to live a healthy lifestyle, e.g., eating well, exercising, visiting the doctor for checkups, having supportive relationships, etc.


  • Have students create a three-panel comic demonstrating their understanding of ways to maintain their health. 

  • Each panel should include a character making a healthy choice. 


  • Have students share their finished comics with a partner or in groups.


  • Allow students to use speech-to-text feature.
  • Allow students to work in pairs or groups as needed.
  • Provide a handout with a list of healthy choices.


  • Comic to print or display: Comic.