Sex Education Teacher Resources
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Students evaluate websites regarding sexual health information. In this media awareness lesson, students discuss facts and myths regarding sex as they determine how to find reputable online and print resources.
Why is it so important to get examinations of the breasts and genitalia? It could be a matter of a life or death situation. Better to be a little embarrassed, or a little uncomfortable, than the alternative of having an undetected malady. Remember, that self-examination is a part of sexual health care. This lesson is very comprehensive in addressing these issues. It is definitely worth looking at and using what you are comfortable with in your class. Their health depends on it.
In this sex education worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about sex education. Students complete 10 activities total.
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. Following the discussion learners will be given a homework worksheet to further evaluate their understanding. This resource could be subjective or viewed as a sensitive area of study.
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. Use the resource as a pre-test or post-test. Tip: Break it up into smaller pieces, as forty-two questions is quite a lot to do in one class period.
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.
Review all the concepts covered in your special education class related to sexual health and safety. Students answer what they learned, what they liked, and what they'd like to learn in the future regarding health and safety. They each receive a certificate of accomplishment.
Eighth graders research human sexuality by completing a sexual health worksheet. In this HIV lesson, 8th graders define AIDS and list the ways it can be transmitted from human to human. Students assess their own risk and complete study questions about the disease on a worksheet.
Students discover psychology by participating in a relationship activity. In this honesty lesson, students read text which discusses the importance of being upfront with your feelings. Students complete teenage communication worksheets based on emotions and feelings.
Use this assessment activity in your sex education unit. After going over the answers of the homework assignment from the previous lesson, learners can begin the post-test. A comprehensive set on fifty questions mixes up the types of questions: matching, fill-in the blanks, short answer, and true-false.
Secondary special education high schoolers are introduced to the topics covered in health class. This is the first in a series of lessons focused teaching developmentally appropriate life and sexual health related topics. Intended for mild to moderately disabled students.
Students investigate sexual health by completing a worksheet in class. In this pregnancy instructional activity, students discuss the risk of having sex without contraceptive devices and what to do if an unplanned pregnancy occurs. Students answer study questions regarding societal views on abortion and adoption.
In this English activity, students read "Sex Education Malaysian Style," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 6 true or false questions about the selection.
Learners examine a debate over teaching sex education in public schools. After reading an article, they discover how school officials are trying to inform their students but please a diverse audience. They answer discussion questions and use the internet to research their school's policy on this issue.
Young scholars discover human health by identifying contraceptive methods. For this sexual health lesson, students discuss the different methods used to prevent births and STD contraction. Young scholars read assigned text which describes each method and answer study questions regarding the contraceptives.
Seventh graders take a survey to determine their attitudes toward sexuality. In groups, they identify female and male reproductive organs and develop a list of secondary sex traits during puberty. They also discuss the stages of the menstrual cycle and how the fetus develops. To end the lesson, they discuss how to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.
This is a very comprehensive lesson on infant and preschool sexual development. It says only one class period, but I think it could be several days worth of materials to cover. The point of view taken here is from that of being a parent. Learning about what is normal sexual development in infants and young children is important. These facts will be helpful when it's time to plan for one's own family and how to handle these situations when they occur.
Pupils research human health by identifying sexual awareness. In this sexual behavior instructional activity, students identify abstinence and consider if it is something they should participate in. Pupils research the different types of touch and how it can be meant as friendly, sexual or aggressive.
Help your young learners understand the importance of privacy when communicating about relationship issues and sexual health. Class members are broken into groups to research various technology-based communication channels that can be used to give or acquire information, and then discuss the consequences of public/private communications.
FLASH has put together another good lesson about touch and abstinence. Humans need human touch, yet many confuse this need for touch, and their desire for sex. Discuss the four types of touch with your health or teen issues class. There are a couple of activities and lots of questions to guide your lesson. Adapt it as you need, but have this talk with your classes.