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- Ryan L., Special Education Teacher
- Cincinnati, OH
Puberty Teacher Resources
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Everyone needs to know what to expect when going through puberty. Intended for a special education class, this well developed and developmentaly appropriate resource provides a full days instruction on teaching teens with special needs about the changes that come with puberty. Transperency masters, worksheets, letter home, and several activities are included.
Students discover the changes their body goes through during puberty by participating in a role-playing activity. In this human health lesson plan, students write a description of themselves as if they were a pituitary gland. Students research the Internet about puberty and complete a fill in the blank quiz.
Examine the growth and development that takes place during the pre-teen and teen years. Middle schoolers discuss puberty and then research specific changes that occur during puberty. The class performs skits based on the changes they have researched then discuss the overall experience.
What is puberty? Get your secondary special needs students on the right track with this develpmentally appropriate lesson. They define and describe the differences between men, women, boys, and girls, discuss major events that mark peberty, and sexual feelings. Handouts and note to care provider included.
What a simple way to have a health class learn about puberty! Worksheet 1 has a list of statements about puberty, and the class puts checkmarks in the boxes that they think applies to boys and/or to girls. Sure to promote lively discussion, this resource reminds students that puberty is a process.
Students describe some of the common external changes associated with puberty. They are introduced to the topic by stating that often these classes are called sex education classes. Students asked: what have you heard about these classes? What topics do you think we will learn about in sex education classes?
Students inquire about life science by completing a worksheet in class. In this human sexuality lesson, students define the physical and emotional changes which occur to male and female students during adolescence and puberty. Students complete a life science quiz and answer puberty study questions on a worksheet.
Students examine human health by researching the effects of puberty. In this body changing lesson, students identify the time in their adolescent lives when their bodies change, hair grows, feelings develop and voice deepen. Students define menstruation and complete worksheets based on bodily changes.
Students describe the internal and external changes females experience during puberty. They discuss the external changes of puberty. Students investigate about the changes that happen inside the female body at puberty. Students review the ages in which boys and girls go through puberty.
Students investigate human health by researching sexual health facts. For this puberty lesson, students identify the changes that will occur in a teenage body over the next several years and what the eventual outcome will be. Students answer study questions regarding sexual awareness and define a list of vocabulary terms.
Students investigate life science by answering maturity questions. In this human health lesson, students identify the changes which occur during puberty and answer study questions based on sexual awareness. Students define scientific vocabulary terms and read assigned text regarding life science.
Students begin their examination of the changes their body is going to go through during puberty. In groups of boys and girls, they discover their experiences during puberty are going to be very different from one another. As a class, they discuss the consequences of having unprotected sex and role-play various scenerios to end the lesson.