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“Egg Baby” Parenting
Each pupil in your health class can be a good egg by successfully caring for a baby egg as a project in parenting. They will keep a journal, perform a cost analysis, and check in with you at the beginning of each day. Consider initialing or signing each egg with permanent ink as it is handed to its parent to ensure that babies aren't replaced if mishandled during the project.
6th - 8th Health 4 Views 3 Downloads
Parental Involvement Middle School Literacy Novel Units
Bring parents into your study of The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Each of the five activities included here incorporates parent input and participation. The activities focus on setting, characterization, and vocabulary. Graphic organizers and other related materials are included in the packet, as are instructions and rationale for each activity.
5th - 7th Language Arts 7 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 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 14 Views 20 Downloads
Unplanned Pregnancy: Parenting
High schoolers consider and discuss characteristics of an ideal parent. In small groups, they work together to examine the stereotypical roles of the father and the mother. The issues dealt with in this resource are thought-provoking and will result in informed young adults, equipped to make responsible decisions for their lives.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 41 Downloads
In this Parents' Day worksheet, learners complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Planning to Parent, Day 1: Infant Health
What do infants need? What are parental responsibilities? Why breastfeed? What are the pros and cons? When do infants sit-up, roll over, crawl, talk, get teeth, eat solid foods, and sleep through the night? So many questions, and this is just the beginning of an eighteen-year responsibility.
9th - 10th Health 4 Views 67 Downloads
The Teenage Single Parent
Students examine the challenges a single teenage parent faces. In groups, they research ways to positively cope with an unplanned pregnancy and design their own layette for their new baby. As a class, they discuss what it means to be responsible and role-play in different scenarios.
9th - 12th Health 12 Views 83 Downloads
Planning to Parent: Do I Want Children? How Many? When?
Using the jigsaw method, ten different life situations relating to parenting are evaluated and then presented to the class. Through this experience, participants understand the reasons for choosing whether or not to have children, how many, and when to start a family.
9th - 10th Health 3 Views 21 Downloads
Parenting in the Movies:Examining Responsibilities in Modern American Films
Students use films to identify the characteristics of a good parent. In groups, they research the different types of parenting methods used during colonial times, the Civil War and the Civil Rights movement. As a class, they develop their own definition of a good parent and compare and contrast their own parents with those seen in the films.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads
Value of Parent-Teacher Meetings Increases at High School Level
Students analyze parent involvement in their high school children's lives. In this journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Value of Parent-Teacher Meetings Increases at High School Level", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based on the content of the article.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 9 Downloads