Laws and Sexual Behavior Teacher Resources
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Family Law - Domestic Violence
Students take a closer look at domestic violence. In this family law lesson, students participate in a classroom simulation that requires them to define domestic violence and students then discuss teen dating violence. Students make note of community resources that support victims in abusive relationships.
Sexual Exploitation: Consent vs. Exploitation
Students read about human behavior by completing a worksheet in class. In this sexual activity lesson, students identify the importance about consenting to sexual behavior as opposed to being forced into it or being exploited. Students answer behavior study questions before completing a life science worksheet.
Sexual harassment is not a topic that everyone is comfortable discussing. But it is definitely worth discussing. Use this presentation to help present this topic. The information is well-organized with good examples. The issues around sexting are coming up more and more. There are many who do not understand the ramifications of sexting. So open up the dialogue and talk about this topic to help young learners make good decisions.
The Effects of Institutions on Human Behavior
Students investigate the effects of institutions on human behavior. They explore various niches that are encountered as man exists in the ecosystem and discuss both the effects of heredity and the environment on human behavior. They provide a framework which can be related to our everyday ideas for our changing behavior.
FAMILY LAW - Domestic Violence (Teen & Adult)
Young scholars define domestic violence. They identify the signs of abusive relationships, determine community resources, identify what a healthy relationship is. and discover facts about teen dating violence. They increase awareness about the glorification of violence in the media.
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.
You, Me and Sexuality
Discuss how media influences teen sexuality by explaining the importance of values learned from family, religion and society. Learners will role play given scenarios and write a reflection after the instructional activity.
Sexual Abuse: Recognizing & Reporting
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.
Social Studies: Workplace Law
Students examine laws to protect employees from sexual harassment and other violations. After defining sexual harassment, they discuss how to avoid harassing co-workers. Other topics students investigate include theft and drug use in the workplace.
Family Life And Sexual Health
Learners investigate the philosophy of health as outlined in the FLASH curriculum. They practice how to appreciate and respect themselves in respect to sexuality and overall wellness. There is also a section of the lesson that focuses on the acts of exploitation that can be done to teens.
Young scholars begin their examination of Employment Law. In groups, they identify the types of protections in place for employees and examine situations in which their rights were violated. They act out various skits and discuss the new vocabulary associated with this type of law.
Sexually Transmissible Diseases (STDs), Day 4: Epidemiology
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or infections (STIs) are totally preventable. Yet, the number of cases is on the rise. Why? This health instructional activity contains a lot of information about prevention, as well as a great activity about how easy it is to spread a disease and not know it. Check out this instructional activity and all to resources available.
Sexual Exploitation: Continuum of Sexual Touch
Students evaluate human safety by identifying sexual harassment. In this exploitation lesson, students identify the inappropriate behavior between men and women which qualifies as sexual exploitation. Students identify steps that should be taken to avoid sexual assault and what to do if it occurs.
Review of Animal Behavior
In this animal behavior worksheet, students complete a 50 multiple choice question review quiz on how animals respond to certain stimuli.
Multicultural Issues and the Law: Gender and Race Based Schooling
Students examine the problems associated with gender based and race based education. In groups, they research the history of education and the laws that have changed education and impacted lives. They brainstorm a list of the positives and negatives of each concept and develop a plan in which separate but equal could be implemented as a role play activity.
Cyberbullying and the Law
Dealing with the very topical subject of cyberbullying, this lesson plan will surely create some engaged discussion in your classroom. Young learners discuss the laws concerning cyberbullying in Canada, and then respond to a series of fictional scenarios involving incidents of cyberbullying. All of these situations are ambiguous in order to foster discussion, debate, and critical thinking among in your class. The final activity is developing a school policy against cyberbullying.
There's More To Sex Education Than AIDS Prevention
Students are introduced to the views on sexuality in the United States. In groups, they research data from five countries and compare them with the United States. Using the information, they develop reasons why the teenage pregnancy rate is higher in the US than other countries. To end the activity, they compare and contrast the negative and positive images they view about sexuality on a daily basis.
Are you a Sexual Harasser?
Third graders explore sexual harassment and learn techniques to avoid threatening situations.
Sexual Exploitation: Assault Strategies
Students investigate personal health by answering a list of study questions. For this sexual assault lesson, students identify the types of situations which may lead to exploitation, assault or rape and discuss ways to limit their contact with these situations. Students read text discussing what to do if you are attacked by a sexual predator and what to do after an attack has ended.
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.