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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.
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.
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.
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.
Students 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.
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.
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 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.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or infections (STIs) are totally preventable. Yet, the number of cases is on the rise. Why? This health lesson 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 lesson and all to resources available.
High schoolers 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.
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.
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.
F.L.A.S.H stands for Family Life and Sexual Health, it's a program specifically focused on providing special needs learners with vital information regarding personal and sexual health. This is an overview of the program, complete with sample activities, classroom protocol, IEP notes, and how to answer difficult questions. Even if you don't use the program this overview may be of some interest.
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 lesson, they compare and contrast the negative and positive images they view about sexuality on a daily basis.
Students investigate personal health by answering a list of study questions. In 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.