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Crossing the Line Online: Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Age of Social Media - NYTimes.com
Sexual harassment and sexual violence are by no means new issues. What has changed is the role of social media in these issues. This powerful and troubling lesson plan uses a specific rape case to launch research into a discussion of the wider implications and consequences of recording, posting, and sharing sexual situations.
9th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sexual and Asexual Reproduction
Students differentiate the processes involved in sexual and asexual reproduction. In this plant science lesson, students discuss the pros and cons of both methods. They explain how sexual reproduction can lead to genetic diversity.
6th - 7th Science 94 Views 365 Downloads
Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation status, assess whether what they see accurately represents where they live, and discuss equity or the lack of it in the media.
8th - Higher Ed Language Arts 38 Views 120 Downloads
First Person: Diversity in Video Gaming
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video about race and popular game characters, read about stereotyping, and research demographics.
9th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 27 Downloads
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.
9th - Higher Ed Special Education 61 Views 119 Downloads
Miscast and Seldom Seen
Consider how well students' favorite TV shows, movies and video games reflect the diversity of society. The lesson introduces your class to several media literacy concepts, such as how media conveys values and messages, as well as the possible consequences of these concepts.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
Does the Defense of Marriage Act Promote the Health, Safety, Morals, and General Welfare of the Public?
Gay marriage is the topic for a structured, academic controversy discussion. The process begins with groups reading primary source documents and recording their responses to text-based questions on the provided graphic organizer. Participants are then assigned a side, either for the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) or against DOMA, and in groups of four (two for and two against) present their arguments.
11th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Introducing the topic of cultural diversity and the social issues surrounding it, this presentation will get your students thinking about stereotypes involving race, gender, and sexual orientation. Affirmative action and positive and negative face are covered in this slideshow, as well as bilingualism.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 18 Views 55 Downloads
Fertility and Infertility
FLASH has put together a pretty comprehensive lesson on fertility and infertility. There is a lot of information on the male and female reproductive systems, fertility, reducing the odds for infertility, the menstrual cycle, and information on sexually transmitted infections.
11th - 12th Health 11 Views 61 Downloads
New Review Examine the Media
Take a look at media though a critical lens. Class members cut out images of women from magazines and conduct a gallery walk, considering the portrayal of women and men in these images. They then read an article and discuss the content and images in small groups.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Puberty Adolescence: Will I Fit In?
Students evaluate human health by identifying pubescent changes. In this sexual maturity lesson, 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
Exploring Relationships through Expectations and Stereotypes
Young scholars consider the existence of stereotypes in their personalities. In this cultural diversity lesson, students examine personal relationships they are part of and respond to questions about those relationships through journal entries.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 43 Downloads
Puberty/Adolescence, Day 4: "Will I Fit in?"
What are healthy friendships? What makes a friendship unhealthy? There are several worksheets for your high schoolers to do to answer some of these questions and more about their friends and ideas about friendship. Inspire some great conversations with your class, who will definitely have something to say about the topic.
9th - 10th Health 7 Views 31 Downloads
Homophobia: What is It? What Can We Do About It?
This two part lesson focuses on the sensitive issues of homophobia, discrimination, sexuality, and gender. Children in grades 5-8 discuss individual and institutional discrimination, personal rights, homosexuality, and bullying. This is a well-developed lesson that touches on an important topic, but may not fit the needs or be appropriate for all classrooms.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads
How Evolution Works
Students work in groups to investigate and present genetic variation, adaptation, and sexual selection as it relates to evolution. In this evolution lesson, students watch a video discuss how the human eye could evolve due to natural selection.
9th - 12th Science 52 Views 145 Downloads
HIV and AIDS: Understanding Risk Behaviors
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.
8th Science 11 Views 70 Downloads
Exploring The American Dream
What is the American Dream and how is it achieved? This lesson focuses in particular on the rise of the American Dream during the 1950s and includes a variety of primary sources for class members to interact with as they explore this idea and prepare for a Socratic seminar and a quick essay response.
10th - 12th Language Arts 66 Views 79 Downloads CCSS: Designed