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Eighth graders are introduced to the various types of abuse. In groups, they identify the signs for each type of abuse and discuss what to do in order to get help. They also discover ways to cope with the abuse and people they can talk to about these issues.
Eighth graders review the types of physical abuse from a previous lesson. In groups, they analyze different situations in which they identify the signs of physical and sexual abuse. As a class, they describe actions that can be taken to receive help for abusive children.
This is not a lesson per se but there is some very good information. We, as teachers, are bound by law to report abuse. If you are comfortable, I think it's a good idea to let your classes know that you care and that this is a duty you have. It may open a door for a student who needs your help.
Students work together to complete a crossword puzzle about drugs by locating needed information on the Internet. They use that information to design, produce and distribute a drug abuse brochure.
Learners identify and examine children's protective rights provided by law, discuss difficulties of determining whether child is abused or neglected, identify types of child abuse and neglect, analyze hypothetical situations to determine whether an abuse occurred, and recognize duty to report child abuse or neglect.
Students analyze the consequences of inadequate or inappropriate care giving (e.g., the effects of neglect or abuse). They analyze the influences that have impact on growth and development during adolescence. Pupils analyze services that might be used in care-giving situations for adolescents. Students identify issues facing families in a multicultural and global society. They describe strategies for taking action on social issues that affect families.
Students discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness lesson, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This lesson includes a project an assessment, web resources, and worksheets.
Students discuss child abuse, broadly define and identify various types of child abuse, identify signs of child abuse, and list and discuss local area resources available for victim assistance.
Inform your class about teen dating abuse. This resource lays out a comprehensive plan for helping teens become aware of the signs of abuse. The lesson is complete with vocabulary, worksheets, a PowerPoint presentation, and videos. Encourage your class to stay out of abusive relationships with this powerful message about respect and love.
Young scholars evaluate the impact of substance use and abuse in society and the workplace. They identify support services in the workplace which deal with substance abuse. They create an "ideal" policy statement governing substance abuse in a w
In this drug abuse and decision making worksheet, learners read about an experiment designed to study the effects of drug use on decision making. Students draw conclusions from the data and determine if the hypothesis is correct.
Students research dating abuse, particularly as it affects teens in general and specifically when technology like cells phones and the Internet is involved. They develop and use a survey on dating abuse in thier school and use the information to create public service annoncements to educate fellow students about dating abuse and technology.
The subject matter of this lesson is intended for a mature academic audience. Please review to determine if it is suitable for your class. Students create a working definition of sexual abuse, read a scenario, and then break up into pairs for discussion. The article link is not included but is easy to find online. To conclude, individuals reflect and write about what they learned.
Students continue to examine child abuse and neglect laws in their state. In groups, they discuss the reasoning behind the child abuse laws and how to increase awareness. They participate in a mock trial to practice their negotiation skills.
Twelfth graders discuss the three major types of child abuse, list the steps of reporting child abuse, and identify the warning signs of child abuse.
Students identify the elements of child abuse and neglect. Using this information, they relate it to the laws in their home state. They read scenerios and ask questions to determine if child abuse is present. They review the trial process and discuss to end the lesson plan.
Students explore over-the-counter drug abuse. In this health journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Latest Trend in Drug Abuse: Youths Risk Death for Cough-Remedy High", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based on the content of the article.
Students define several types of abuse, including sexual, physical, and emotional abuse or neglect. They recognize signs of abusive situations and describe the potential consequences of abuse
Students are introduced to the various forms of child abuse. Using the internet, they discover the proper ways to report abuse to adults and the warning signs of someone being abused. In groups, they complete a case study to end the lesson.
To practice their emerging language skills, English Learners read an article, "Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking." They complete six matching questions, 29 fill-in-the-blanks, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.