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Nighty Night, Sleepy Tight!



National Health Education Standards

Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Performance Indicators
Pre-K-Grade 2:
5.2.1: Identify situations when a health-related decision is needed.
5.2.2: Differentiate between situations when a health-related decision can be made individually or when assistance is needed.

Grades 3-5:
5.5.1: Identify health-related situations that might require a thoughtful decision.
5.5.5: Choose a healthy option when making a decision.


Morris, Abby


Miami University Libraries




Ubbes, Valerie A. (editor and genre designer); Pozuelo, Anna (translator)



English; Spanish






I set a goal to get 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night.
Yo propuesto un gol cada noche de dormir ocho a diez horas.

I decide to eat a healthy breakfast to give me energy.
Yo decidó comer un desayuno sano para dar me energía.

I communicate with my mom on how I slept last night because she knows how important sleep is.
Yo comunicó con mi madre sobre como dormí el noche anterior porque ella sabe la importancia de dormir.

I decide to eat healthy foods at school so I feel less tired during my day.
Yo decido comer comidas sanas en la escuela para que no estoy cansado durante el día.

I resolve my conflict by using a blanket when I feel cold.
Yo resuelvo mi conflicto de tener frio con una manta.

I decide to read a book instead of watching T.V. before going to sleep.
Yo decido leer un libro antes de dormir en lugar de ver la televisión.

I feel less stressed when the lights are off when I sleep. Cuando voy a dormir, me siento menos estrésado cuando las luces están apagados.

I communicate with my mom before bed and wish her a goodnight sleep.
Yo comunico con mi madre antes de dormir y le digo buenas noches.

Spanish translations were verified by Anna Pozuelo, a native Spanish speaker at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio in Spring 2014.


Electronic Texts


Morris, Abby, “Nighty Night, Sleepy Tight!,” Health Literacy Database at Miami University, accessed June 18, 2024,

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