Sexually Transmitted Diseases Teacher Resources
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Students participate in a class discussion which includes categorizing sexually transmitted diseases into various groups such as "always have symptoms/often don't have symptoms" and "curable vs. not curable" to reinforce the idea of abstinence as the safe
Learners create and perform short skits, based on teacher provided scenarios, dealing with sexually transmitted diseases in order to reinforce the fact that STD's may be present but may not be symptomatic and how to communicate with parents and health car
The Learning to Give organization has put together a basic lesson on sexually transmitted diseases. They have listed five common STDs for the class to research and then collectively put together a chart. Part of the goal of this lesson is to talk about philanthropy and what it means. The questions arises, "How can they be philanthropic about the topic of sexually transmitted diseases?" This is, to say the least, an interesting approach to the topic of sexually transmitted diseases.
Pages and pages of information on sexually transmissible diseases (STD). Vocabulary, worksheets, reference sheets, questions for discussion, and more. Transmission and reducing the risk of transmission of a STD. Signs, symptoms, and treatment of STDs. These are some of the things included in this instructional activity. Definitely worth exploring.
One lesson in a series on sexually transmitted diseases, this activity is a good review about HIV/AIDS. Five main points in this lesson direct small groups of learners to read and present their information. They will need to make a poster for their presentation and then be able to answer any questions the class may have when they are finished.
Keep your secondary special education class informed and aware of STDs, HIV, and AIDS. They learn what STD stands for, how STDs are transmitted, and how to protect themselves. A case study, note to care provider, handouts, transparency, and worksheets are included.
Students research sexual health by completing a worksheet activity. In this STD lesson, students identify the different STD's in existence and their potential effects on the human body. Students identify prevention methods such as contraception and abstinence and answer study questions regarding teen sexual behavior.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or infections (STIs) are totally preventable. Yet, the number of cases is on the rise. Why? This health lesson contains a lot of information about prevention, as well as a great activity about how easy it is to spread a disease and not know it. Check out this lesson and all to resources available.
Students explore the issue of sexually transmitted diseases and discover that someone may have an STD with no symptoms. In this sexually transmitted diseases lesson, students complete a worksheet as a large group. Students discuss how someone can get an STD and how this relates to their lives.This lesson involves role-playing and a discussion.
Students examine the ways in which they can become infected with HIV and AIDS. In this sexually transmitted diseases lesson, students discover that living in denial is a dangerous response to these difficult issues. Students watch a video about HIV/AIDS and discuss the effects of these diseases on a person.
Students observe human heath by completing a worksheet in class. In this STD lesson, students identify the different types of diseases which are spread through sexual intercourse and what symptoms will become noticeable. Students identify contraception methods which heavily reduce the risk of contracting an STD.
Eighth graders describe symptoms, effects, treatments, and prevention for chlamydia, HPV, herpes, gonorrhea, Hepatitis B and C, and HIV. They begin by answering provided background questions and get one's feelings about what they think when they hear the term sexually transmitted diseases. They have self reflection time and a take home assignment to complete as well.
Eighth graders study the causes and consequences of sexually transmitted diseases. For this sexually transmitted disease lesson, 8th graders create a video or audio public service announcement geared toward STD prevention.
High schoolers investigate common sexually transmitted diseases, and identify resources for accurate information about STDs. They examine their personal responsibility in preventing the spread of STDs.
For private or home school students learning with an emphasis on religion, this lesson on sex before marriage may be quite appropriate. Male students ages 10-14, discuss sexually transmitted diseases and gain knowledge about the effects of alcohol and tobacco on the body. They pledge to abstain from sex until marriage, write the pledge on paper, and use paste to create an abstinence basketball. This could also be an appropriate church or youth group activity.
High schoolers watch a video in which sixteen young people talk about how their lives have been changed by having HIV. So many people have the attitude that it will never happen to them, but no one is immune to this disease. Hopefully this video will be a platform for discussion about making safe and healthy decisions.
How does one have a discussion with a partner about a sexually transmitted disease? This is probably not a conversation that happens to be in everyone's repertoire. This lesson presents some role-playing scenarios that your class can participate in, as well as have the opportunity to create their own. It will probably feel a bit awkward, but it's good practice to hear and have these kinds of conversations.
Students identify and list diseases that people can contract through sexual activity. They conduct Internet research on a chosen STD, write a one-page report, and create a visual aide to present to the class.
Students complete worksheets and play the "Onion Ball Question and Answer Game" as an introduction to the basic facts about AIDS and HIV, such as what the virus is, the body fluids that transmit the virus, and the the most common methods of transmission.
Students discover human health by identifying the dangers associated with sexual activity. In this STD lesson, students identify the potential fatal impact that can arise from contracting HIV without utilizing safe sex methods. Students answer study questions based on sexual awareness and contraception methods.