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Should It Be Mandatory to Get a License To Be a Parent?
Learning how to engage in a respectful, academic discussion of controversial topics is an important skill all learners should develop. This skill-building activity provides groups with a set-by-step procedure and sentence frames so that they can develop a discussion of whether or not it should be mandatory to get a license to be a parent.
7th - 10th Language Arts 14 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Family Law - Child Abuse
Students 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 41 Downloads
Abuse and Neglect: United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Child
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.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 33 Downloads
Sexual Abuse: Recognizing & Reporting
This is not a activity 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.
5th - 12th Health 3 Views 14 Downloads
Young scholars review child abuse, safety precautions, and participate in various activities that teach these concepts. They discover how to provide safety for children in their care and make a list of safety precautions they should follow when caring for children.
10th - 12th Health 3 Views 25 Downloads
Child Abuse and the Trial Process
High schoolers 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 19 Downloads
Family Law - Child Abuse and Neglect
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads
Various Types of Abuse
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.
8th Health 9 Views 31 Downloads
Various Types of Abuse (Lesson 2)
Eighth graders review the types of physical abuse from a previous lesson plan. 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.
8th Health 4 Views 23 Downloads
A Test of Faith
Secondary schoolers investigate the debate surrounding the current sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church with this New York Times lesson. Through discussions and written reflection, they explore their own thoughts and opinions on this topic.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 37 Downloads
Write On and On: Lesson 8
Students explore persuasive writing. In this middle lesson of a series of lessons on persuasive writing, students reread their beginning paragraph and evaluate its content. Students read and critique a sample 6th grade essay as a whole class, then check their own essay for a clear opinion statement and at least three pieces of supporting evidence to back it up.
5th - 7th Language Arts 9 Views 52 Downloads
Termination of Parental Rights
Learners study the causes for a juvenile court to terminate all rights of a parent to a child. They do case studies of a few examples of this scenario taking place. This lesson invites quite a bit of debate amongst the pupils, and requires them to look at both sides of the arguments.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 22 Downloads
Young scholars 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 activity.
9th - 12th Health 5 Views 21 Downloads
Child Adolescent Sexual Development: Infant and Preschool
This is a very comprehensive lesson on infant and preschool sexual development. It says only one class period, but I think it could be several days worth of materials to cover. The point of view taken here is from that of being a parent. Learning about what is normal sexual development in infants and young children is important.
11th - 12th Health 5 Views 20 Downloads
Write On and On
Middle school writers visit the persuasive essay. Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders consider their target audience and ways to influence their decisions by using specific language. Then they read a controversial essay on child abuse, discuss, and summarize the activity through a think-pair-share.
6th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 117 Downloads