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70 resources with the keyterm peer pressure

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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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Individuality vs. Conformity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Spark an animated debate in your class! Young adults consider some of the fads or trends that are prevalent at their school, as well as their own level of participation in them. Just how much of a role does popular culture play in their...
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Studying Contraception

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Abstinence, different contraceptives, decision-making about sexual activity, and peer pressure are a few of the topics in this lesson plan. Did you know the majority of youth are not sexually active? This would be a great jumping off...
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Decision Making

For Teachers 7th - 10th
"What pressures are there for teens to become sexually active?" The class writes anonymous responses on paper. The teacher then reads them aloud and the response is discussed by the group. They then examine their personal life goals and...
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The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss is the focus of a character analysis lesson. Class members make a chart noting the names of specific characters in the book, noting attributes that define each character. They discuss bullying and peer...
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Peer Pressure

For Students 5th - 10th
Here is a peer pressure worksheet that follows directly along with the PowerPoint presentation of the same name. Often worksheets like these help young learners identify what pieces of information need to be written down in their notes....
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Sexual Pressures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This lesson contains sensitive material, please review to ensure that the content is suitable for your class. Small discussion groups explore ways to establish boundaries, make positive decisions, and respect others when confronted with...
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My Anti-Drug

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss and then create a bookmark and/or poster with a drawing and/or words on it which is their personal "anti-drug"--an alternative for them to using drugs.
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Ready to Remain Safe

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss making the wrong decisions because of peer pressure and the consequences of those actions. As a class, they identify the positive and negative consequences based on a variety of scenerios. To end the instructional...
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Big Decisions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the power of peer pressure. In this making decisions lesson, students watch "Big Decisions," and discuss the impact peers may have on one's health, choice, and risk-taking. Students role play scenarios that require them...
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Peer Pressure Factor

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars explore the Freevibe.com website to examine ways to resist negative influences in their lives. They view various virtual scenarios, practice refusal skills, and examine how effective their choices are.
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"Smart Choices About Sex"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine peer pressure as it relates to sex. They watch and discuss a video, identify messages and values they receive from different groups, develop a list of their own personal values related to sex, and design a brochure or...
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The Drug Dope Show

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In small groups, students research an assigned drug category including its physical effects, addiction treatments and the societal, academic and economic impacts of drug abuse. They engage in a "talk show" and discussion about drug...
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That's My Line

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work together to brainstorm dialogues intended to persuade another person to engage in a sexual activity. They supply creative and persuasive refusals to these requests.
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Be Your Best

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore peer pressure. In this peer pressure lesson, students determine how peer pressure affects choice making. Middle schoolers create a list of accomplishments that give them self-confidence. Students examine how peer...
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CLOSE TO HOME - Overboard

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read a comic about a teen drug overdose that leads to death. In this drug awareness instructional activity, students role play characters in the story that react to the death of their friend due to drug use in an online forum....
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Peer Pressure

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students talk about how their peers can influence their behavior. In this peer pressure lesson, students complete a KWL chart on peer pressure, read a handout on peer pressure and break into groups to discuss the information. Students...
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Peer Pressure

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the terms in order to define vocabulary related to peer pressure. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Peer Pressure Response

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students come up with different ways to respond to their peers asking them to drink alcohol or to try or do drugs. They write what they would do (if it were them) in that type of situation and list all the possibilities they can think of.
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Peer Pressure and Smoking

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the influence of classmates and friends in their daily decisions. They see the impact of having friends who smoke in their personal decision of smoking. Students practice how to say NO to activities they don't want to...
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Peer Pressure Reversal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students determine the definition of peer pressure and discuss how it can be both positive and negative. They role play different situations that involve peer pressure to determine how respond in a positive way.
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My Conscience, My Alarm Clock

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the critical thinking skill of listening to their conscience when making decisions. They identify and practice effective communication skills and strategies to use self-control, manage anger, resist negative influences...