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Personal Hygiene

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Personal Hygiene
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.59

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    Middle-schoolers, roll-ons, sebaceous, unit-personal, antiperspirant, puberty, horton, insightful, perspiration, acne, traditional, embarrassment, health, beginning, deodorant, however


Personal Hygiene
By Jennifer Kenny
  

1     Mrs. Horton was a health teacher in the middle school. She covered all kinds of topics during the year, but in the springtime she always began what she thought was her most practical unit - personal hygiene.
 
2     What is personal hygiene? It refers to all the things a person does to stay healthy and keep clean. Does that sound too simple for middle school? It might, but it is really not. Why? Middle-schoolers are beginning puberty. Puberty is the time in a person's life that an individual's body goes from a child's body to an adult's body. During puberty, your body is changing so maybe your personal hygiene needs to as well.
 
3     When Mrs. Horton's students came to class, she was used to the snickers and giggles. The children thought they knew too much and that this topic was silly. She didn't care. She started with the basics. She wanted each student to feel comfortable. She knew that the tips she offered could save a lot of embarrassment in the future.
 
4     "What kinds of changes does puberty bring?" Mrs. Horton asked.
 
5     "Oily skin," Matthew said.
 
6     "Oily hair," Phyllis said.
 
7     "Sweaty armpits," Bo said.
 
8     "Good answers," Mrs. Horton said. "Lots of other changes, too. They are all a part of growing up. Are any of you worried about those changes?"

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