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73 resources with the concept adolescence

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Protecting the Brain Against Concussion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
"When kids sustain a concussion, we talk about them getting dinged or getting their bell rung...but what is it that we're really talking about?" This is a video that every adult and child should watch, as it details the real consequences...
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Beach Bodies (In Spoken Word)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"But we're tired, and exhausted, from trying to be something we're not." Insecurity from body image can play a significant role in adolescence and into adulthood. Watch as two young poets tackle this issue head on through the creative...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 2: "Who AM I? Where Am I Going?"

For Teachers 7th - 10th
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 activity. It will have much more meaning if your learners share their life with others in the class....
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Chapter 2: Learning About Adolescence

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New Review The Native American symbol, The Circle of Life, represents life's spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional well being. By way of deep discussion, and two games, the instructional activity uses the Circle of Life to explore the stages...
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Identity Round Robin

For Teachers 8th Standards
If class members learn more about their peers, especially about the ways they are similar to themselves, the instances of conflict and bullying can dramatically decrease. A round robin discussion about preferences and personality traits...
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For Teachers 8th Standards
Empower learners by teaching them to take care of very important people: themselves. Middle school pupils reflect on their own personality traits and circles of identity before sharing their reflections with peers.
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Adolescent Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young adults learn essential writing skills through a comprehensive writing assignment that focuses on subject-verb agreement. Learning is cleverly disguised with a fun culminating project based on student life.
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Girls Only!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Promote positive self-esteem in young girls with this educational toolkit—a thorough document that lists a wide variety of activities, from writing an I am poem or learning to give compliments to a conflict resolution role-play...
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Taking Good Care of Ourselves: Personal Hygiene

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Freshen up your classroom (and students) with this personal hygiene presentation. Colorful images and clear language help adolescents learn about the changes their bodies are undergoing and the things they can do to ease the transition...
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Lesson: The Power of Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Universal themes found throughout the world in the form of stories is the topic of today's instructional activity. Upper graders analyze the cultural context of the Mithila piece, Hanuman. They consider the universal themes the image...
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Marketing to Teens: Introduction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An introductory lesson shows learners how pervasive and influential advertising is in our culture; particularly, how teenagers are actively targeted by advertisers. As teenagers, your students already have all the information they need...
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Reurring Symbols in Young Adult Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the ways symbolism is used and develop skill in identifying and relating symbols used in literature. They focus on the common symbols of adolescence and maturation by doing independent reading and teacher conferences,...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 4: "Will I Fit in?"

For Teachers 9th - 10th
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...
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Developing Adolescents

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Why to young people act the way they do? Scholars investigate the stages of adolescent development incorporating high school psychology techniques. Using research from the American Psychological Association, they uncover the five areas...
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The Anxiety Workbook For Teens

For Students 7th - 12th
Teens often face a great deal of worry in their lives, and can be at a loss with how to anticipate and handle their emotions. This workbook is an exceptional resource for both educators and students alike as a way of supporting teens in...
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What Is Skin?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Teach adolescents that there is more to our skin than meets the eye. After learning about the structure and function of humans' largest organ, students demonstrate their understanding by completing a Cloze reading passage and short...
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Sexual Development

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars 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. Young scholars record the...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 3: "Am I Normal?"

For Teachers 9th - 10th
"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,...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 1: Overview

For Teachers 9th - 10th
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...
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Helping the Adolescent Cope with Family Life

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners are introduced to the proper ways to deal with conflict at home. In groups, they define family based on what it means to them and identify factors that lead to a breakdown in communications. They participate in role-playing...
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How the Supreme Court Affects the Lives of Teens

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the structure and function of the United States Supreme Court. They examine and analyze decisions made by the Court. They participate in a debate about recent issues.
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Real Life Or Broken Mirror? Examining Media Representations of Teenagers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze representation of teenagers in the news and other media, discuss importance of media literacy in interpreting media portrayals of reality, and discuss and write about accuracy, or lack thereof, of media images of young...
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Puberty, Day 1

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students watch a film about puberty, define key terms and compare and contrast male and female development. They discuss the purposes of brassieres, athletic supporters and mentrual hygiene products.
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Second Sun

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore the elements of newspaper from the view of the front page. Young analysts create a front page of a newspaper geared toward teen readers. They use their inference skills to determine why some front pages are more eye-catching than...