Puberty Teacher Resources
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Understanding the Body: Day 2, Puberty
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.
9th - 12th Health 47 Views 67 Downloads
Changes of Puberty
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.
6th - 8th Health 22 Views 25 Downloads
Understanding the Body, Day 2: Puberty
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.
9th - 12th Special Education 23 Views 62 Downloads
Puberty/Adolescence, Day 1: Overview
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.
9th - 10th Health 36 Views 73 Downloads
Puberty/Adolescence, Day 2: "Who AM I? Where Am I Going?"
A great unit! There is a lot of content that is personal so make sure you have created a safe zone in your classroom before doing this lesson. It will have much more meaning if your learners share their life with others in the class. It's good to know that other classmates feel the same way and have had some of the same thoughts and experiences.
7th - 10th Health 21 Views 90 Downloads
Rates of Puberty Change
Eighth graders investigate the reasons for why individuals go through puberty at different times and rates. They conduct a personal worth role play to encourage diversity and self-acceptance. Group discussion is used for scaffolding the lesson.
8th Health 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Teenage Brain Explained
This may answer some of your questions about your students' behavior, as well as explain to them the development stage that their brains are in. The roles of adrenal glands, apocrine (sweat) glands, and pituitary glands are explained as an introduction.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
Introduce the topic of puberty. This presentation breaks it down into bite-sized pieces: physical changes, mental changes, emotional changes, and social changes. There is some basic information in each section, which hopefully opens it up to teach more about each of these topics and to have more discussion with the class.
6th - 10th Health 4 Views 17 Downloads
Puberty/Adolescence, Day 3: "Am I Normal?"
"Am I normal?" Bring this topical discussion to your health or teen issues class, who might be struggling with their developing identities. Learners discuss relationships, including acquaintences, friendships, girlfriends, boyfriends, and spouses.
9th - 10th Health 9 Views 27 Downloads
Students identify what puberty is and what changes they can expect during this period of time. Students discuss the challenging aspects of puberty and celebrate the best and most exciting aspects. Students record the best/easiest things about going through puberty on one side and the hardest/most difficult things on the other.
7th - 9th Health 7 Views 15 Downloads
Sexual Health and Hygiene
By examining harmful health and hygiene practices, teens will be able to determine what is best for their body. Advertisers for health/hygiene products will also be evaluated for "best interest" criteria. The class will begin by answering a series of questions, in teams or whole group.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 43 Views 180 Downloads
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Designed by a school nurse, this application tactfully addresses topics related to puberty in girls. With a adorable graphics and a question-and-answer approach, you can address getting taller, hair, acne, emotional changes, and more!
4th - 7th Health 6 Views 2 Downloads
Sexual Education Assessment Tool: Special Education
The FLASH program in Seattle has put together a set of questions for special education classes covering sexual education. Some of the topics include social skills, appropriate, inappropriate, self-esteem, puberty, hygiene, reproduction, and sexually transmitted diseases.
9th - 12th Health 43 Views 127 Downloads
Puberty Adolescence: Will I Fit In?
Students evaluate human health by identifying pubescent changes. In this sexual maturity instructional activity, students identify the importance of waiting until the appropriate age to have sexual intimacy. Students complete a worksheet based on puberty vocabulary terms and social circles.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 35 Downloads
A simple cloze activity gets learners developing a comfort level with sexual development terminology. For Activity 1, they use 12 terms to fill in 11 blanks in an informational text, including sperm, eggs, sex hormones, puberty, fertilisation, and testes.
5th - 7th Science 24 Views 115 Downloads
Introduction to Puberty
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?
6th - 8th Health 18 Views 104 Downloads