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Students study gender roles, how we learn gender roles, and how they are in transition. They define roles and related issues. (household responsibilities, child care, etc.) They determine whether or not they are androgynous in their attitudes.
Students take notes on how to teach art. They determine if they are right or left brained and experience the frustration of teacher-directed art and trying to stay in the lines of a coloring book. They experience different art activities to develop creativity, ideas on art activities for children.
Students discuss and create a resume. They are aware of basic employability qualities. Students complete a sample job application and create a personal resume. They listen to a speaker, lecture to them about how to apply for jobs.
Students participate in an after school program that promotes decision making, cooperation, choosing healthy foods, recognizing and naming a variety of foods, state healthy benefits from eating healthy foods and involving oneself in physical activity. They encounter what it means to live a healthy lifestyle.
Student examine gender in career choices. In this career lesson plan, students are given a list of careers and asked to put them in groups of male. female, and neutral. Students also look through magazines and cut out pictures of people in nontraditional occupations.
Work on biographies and nonfiction text with this TIME Magazine article on Hillary Rodham Clinton. The article is short; at only five paragraphs, it could be a great reading comprehension activity or a model for a biography project. Six comprehension questions and a timeline allow young readers to delve into the subject more thoroughly.
Learners taste sugar, lemon, salt, and tonic water, and identify which areas of their tongue tastes different tastes. In this taste lesson plan, students then create a tongue map.
Students examine the Preamble of the United States Constitution. In this United States government lesson, students read the Preamble and investigate a passage from the Preamble. Students identify the meaning of the specific passage and illustrate a picture about the Preamble. The illustrations can be placed together to develop a mural.
After viewing a video and reading an article about the threatened turtles and tortises in The Amazon River area, collaborative groups create a poster or presentation about how we can help them. Several links to other related lesson plans can be found on this page. Use this activity and some of the others to create a complete marine biology unit for your middle-school scientists.
Learners consider the differences between egalitarian and traditional marriages. They analyze a series of video clips and mid-century advertisements looking for evidence of gender bias in marriage. Feminism, gender roles for women and men, and marital conflict are all discussed. Includes several web and video links.
Students in a special education class discover ways to effectively plan for the future. In groups, they research the programs and services available to them to discover the opportunities that await them. They read different sections of a book to help them realize they are not alone in planning and getting their life back on track.
Young scholars examine the reasons why juveniles commit crimes. As a class, they watch movies showing juveniles committing crims and discuss the impact on societies. They take a field trip to adult and juvenile courts and compare their procedures and rulings. To end the lesson, they write an essay on their reactions and feelings toward juvenile delinquency.
Ninth graders participate in an activity designed to increase their understanding and awareness of the difficulties and complexities of raising a child. They view and discuss an overhead "Babysitter Wanted." Students discuss their experiences with babysitting. They devise a schedule for looking after a six-month baby for a day. Students discuss their current knowledge of child care.
Students explore the concept of budgeting. In this family economics lesson, students track family sources of incomes as well as family expenses for 1 month. Students analyze the data they collect and discuss personal budgeting.
Students use play props and dramatize scenes that help them learn all about babies. In this early childhood dramatic play lesson plan, students engage in a variety of activities involving caring for babies that enhance dramatic play, language, and fine-motor development.
This resource has many links to basic concepts behind nursing and wellness. Learners will define the terms community and health to then describe the six basic elements of community health practice to be used in nursing. This is an online activity.
Students examine the definition of surrogacy and the types of surrogacy. They analyze surrogacy and the law. They conduct debates, skits and teen forums regarding the subject of surrogacy.
Young scholars examine current laws and use problem solving activities designed to develop in students the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate situations they may/ be confronted with as potential teen-aged fathers.
Students explore ways that children can help during mealtime preparation. In this adult health lesson, students discuss the benefits of letting children help. They view a cooking demo and implement what they learned at home.
Pupils in this workshop strive to be reflective listeners as Master Teachers. They focus on communication skills necessary to deal with common family problems and community problems.