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Abstinence Teacher Resources
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Students research human health by identifying sexual awareness. In this sexual behavior activity, students identify abstinence and consider if it is something they should participate in. Students research the different types of touch and how it can be meant as friendly, sexual or aggressive.
Here is a vocabulary worksheet in which your scholars determine the meaning of 10 words using context clues from short readings. They choose from among four words and write their answers on the blank lines at the bottom of the page. They use an online dictionary to correct their work. The words are fairly advanced, including aesthetic, allegations, affectation, abstinence, arable, and more.
Eighth graders are introduced to the various types of contraceptions available. In groups, they focus on a different type of contraception method and share their ideas with the class. As a class, they complete a worksheet on birth control pills and identify the most effective method when it comes to avoidance of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
Seventh graders review how to make positive decisions regarding their sexual behavior. As a class, they discuss abstinence is the best policy however focus on those who choose not to abstain and their options. They use the Internet and participate in various scenarios to discover what option is best for them.
Ninth graders are introduced to safer sex policies. In groups, they focus on one aspect of safer sex such as abstinence, communicating with one's partner, and using contraception properly. As a class, they brainstorm a list of resources in their community and discuss ways to approach this topic with their parents.
Learners study the dangers of intimacy and the importance of abstinence. They watch the video: "Time to Wait for Sex" featuring Pam Stenzil and read from the textbook u, "Strengthening Family and Self", They determine the benefits of abstinence include having mutual respect, not contracting STDs, and not becoming pregnant.