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108 resources with the concept peer pressure

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SO…What’s the Challenge?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Whose responsibility is it to protect equal rights? Class members engage in a series of activities that create awareness of the prejudice and intolerance persons with disabilities face. They then create a message addressed to their...
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Feeling On Display

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as...
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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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Helping Adolescents Deal with Peer Pressure

For Teachers 12th
Designed by a mental health center, this presentation is meant to educate educators how to help teens face peer pressure. Tips are provided for identifying at-risk youth and bullying situations. This would be a poignant topic to include...
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Identify and Act to Prevent Bullying in Our Class

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars begin by listing words related to bullying then discuss their definition as a class. Small groups write sentences or draw a picture that reflects what it is to be a bully, what they do, and how it feels to be bullied. A master...
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Do You Take the Oath?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why did so many go along with Nazi policies during World War II? An investigatory unit includes four handouts, reading analyses, classroom discussion topics, and intriguing philosophical questions, helping learners understand the...
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Drumline

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does teamwork really make the dream work? And, where is the line between peer pressure and bullying? Social scholars view a clip from the movie Drumline as a part of the seventh lesson in a series of anti-bullying activities. After...
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A Christmas Story

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle school pupils view a well-known scene from A Christmas Story, then explore the challenges of peer pressure. The first in a series of anti-bullying lessons spark a discussion about how to handle peer pressure as both a recipient...
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between medical marijuana and marijuana bought on the street? Not much. High schoolers learn more about marijuana with an informational booklet that focuses on the medical uses of THC, how marijuana affects the...
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How Can I Make Good Decisions?

For Students 7th - 12th
Your entire life can change as a result of one decision—for better or for worse. Guide middle and high schoolers through the process of making decisions and weighing the consequences in the midst of peer pressure and other influences.
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My Life—My Relationships

For Students 6th - 8th
How can you tell if your relationship is healthy or unhealthy? When can consent be withdrawn in a sexual encounter? Discuss important aspects of healthy relationships with high schoolers with a lesson plan that includes talk about...
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Anorexia and Eating Disorders

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does someone develop an eating disorder? Explore the link between health and body image with a video from a larger biology series. Content includes the symptoms and effects of eating disorders, reasons that eating disorders go...
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Drugs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do drugs do to the body and to the mind? What are the dangers of using drugs? How can teens respond to the pressure to use drugs? After reading a series of articles related to drug use and abuse, class members prepare a skit to...
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Random Acts of Kindness: Peer Pressure

For Teachers 8th Standards
Young people often have the best intentions at heart—but perhaps not the best influences in their ear. Encourage middle schoolers to resist the seemingly irresistible pull of peer pressure with a series that culminates in a research...
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Self Esteem

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To middle schoolers, there's nothing worse than being excluded from a peer group. Developing important self-esteem skills can not only get them through awkward adolescent times, it can carry them through the rest of their lives as...
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Peer Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What do you do if someone you like wants you to do something you don't want to do? A series of activities, including discussion, videos, role-play, and poster projects, demonstrate the most effective ways to withstand peer pressure online.
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Crossing the Line: Sexting

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Technology may be changing every day, but peer pressure remains difficult for teenagers to resist. After watching a video about feeling pressured to text provocative pictures, middle schoolers learn about the laws and school policy...
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Facing Tough Situations Book Report

For Teachers 8th Standards
You can learn a lot more from a great book than figurative language and elements of plot. A lesson that focuses on acts of kindness and facing adversity blends into a book report activity in which learners focus on attributes that allow...
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Real Time Response

For Teachers 8th Standards
Is it easier to stand up for yourself, or for another person? Put the question to the test with an activity that prompts class members to consider different scenarios that involve someone pressuring them — and then to consider the same...
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Ways to Respond to Peer Pressure

For Teachers 8th Standards
It may not be difficult to say no to a stranger who is pressuring you, but what happens when it's your friends? Middle schoolers explore different responses to situations that involve peer pressure with a collaborative activity.
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Peer Pressure

For Teachers 8th Standards
Teenagers experience peer pressure many times during the week, but may not recognize it as such. A helpful lesson and set of videos show class members that making decisions when faced with peer pressure is something they can control in a...
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Egg And Bottle

For Teachers 8th Standards
It's easy to get sucked into a situation because of peer pressure. A demonstrative activity uses an egg, a flame, and a bottle to show learners the ways that peer pressure can pull you somewhere you shouldn't be.
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Say No to Bullying

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Elementary and middle schoolers describe their views of bullying with a list of creative projects. School surveys, skits, and argument essays are just a few of the ways learners assess the level of bullying in their peer groups.
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Anti-Bullying Worksheets

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Have you ever been bullied? Have you ever been a bully? Teach middle schoolers about the varied and subtle ways a person can experience bullying with a questionnaire and discussion questions.