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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 12 Views 42 Downloads
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 students 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 16 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 lesson plan 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
Child Abuse and the Trial Process
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 19 Downloads
Family Law - Child Abuse and Neglect
High schoolers 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
Write On and On: Lesson 8
Students explore persuasive writing. For 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
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 activity. Through discussions and written reflection, they explore their own thoughts and opinions on this topic.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 37 Downloads
Students 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 4 Views 26 Downloads
Children's Rights Abuses
Students recognize need for Convention on the Rights of the Child, work cooperatively in groups to solve problems, examine the global incidents infringing upon students's rights, apply articles of Convention to resolve issues of poverty, discrimination, and abuse, identify level of participation of United States in Convention treaty, and describe struggle and strife felt by their global peers.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 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 instructional activity 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
Social Studies: Child Abuse
Students discuss the difference between child abuse and discipline. During a discussion, they identify the types of abuse and prevention methods. In groups, students examine various scenarios and determine whether or not the situations are abuse.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads