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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 investigate the link between technology and abuse among teens. They research dating abuse when cell phones or the Internet are involved. Working as a team of reporters, photographers, graphic artists, and page designers, they create a package that is compelling for readers.
Eleventh graders identify characteristics of dating relationships that are healthy, unhealthy, or abusive. Students investigate how to deal with conflicts that are part of any relationship and to take the proactive measures required to sustaining healthy relationships. These activities may be followed up by a service learning project.
Students discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. For 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.
Young scholars 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.
Young scholars 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.
In this inhalant abuse worksheet, students read about a study conducted on inhalant abusers and their brains. Students read about the results of the study and the findings. They answer 2 questions about the study and indicate the areas of the brain affected by the inhalants and how the scientists came to conclusions about the changes in the brains of the inhalant users.
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.
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.
Students describe the effects of drugs on the human body, both short-and long-term consequences. They create personal approaches to substance abuse control and prevention. Students demonstrate effective practices in working within groups. They explore the dangers of substance abuse and get directly involved in the prevention process
Looking for an introductory lesson on substance abuse? This lesson contains some very good information and an activity that will engage your learners. Anything that has a hands-on component usually grabs their attention. Have them examine, share, and discuss the myriad of substances that Americans abuse. The statistics are astounding and shocking! This lesson is worth taking a look at and adapting to fit the needs of your class.