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70 resources with the keyterm peer pressure

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Being Me in the Face of Adversity - Americans Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners identify important Americans from the colonial, revolutionary and slavery periods who are noted for standing up for their beliefs in the face of peer disapproval. They identify the importance of music in motivating and...
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Lord of the Flies Introduction

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders, as an introduction to a unit on The Lord of the Flies, participate in an activity in which they demonstrate how good people can do things that they know are wrong. They discuss peer pressure and "why good people do bad...
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Alcohol Use, Abuse, and Alcoholism

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine influences contributing to alcohol use and abuse. They asses the genetic and environmental factors involved in alcoholism. They create a histogram for modeling alcohol use and calculate the results into percentages of...
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How Do You Choose Snacks and Other Foods?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze the influence of peers and media on their food choices and recognize that they are responsible to make their own healthy food choices. They identify the steps in the decision making process and practice saying no to...
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Peer pressure

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners identify ways to cope with peer pressure to use tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs. They use selection from Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain.
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Changes, Choices, and Lessons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The teen years are nothing but a series of personal, social, and academic changes. Help kids understand what to expect as they mature and give them ways to make good decisions. After discussing they types of changes they'll go through,...
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The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
One of three lessons on gender stereotype, this resource from the Media Awareness Network discusses the violence that is inflicted on men and women as they try to live up to the stereotypes of their gender. The section on women focuses...
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Bullying: The Role and Responsibility of Bystanders

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read and examine the novel, The Chocolate War, for its perspective on bullying and peer pressure. they engage in a word association activity to assess the causes and results of violence. Students write paragraphs...
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To Give In or Not To Give In -- That Is The Question!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discover how to make the best decisions given the information at hand. In groups, they role-play different roles in scenerios to help them deal with peer pressure. To end the lesson, they discuss why it is so hard for...
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Dealing with Peer Influence: What Are Bullying and Harassment? Lesson 1 of 2

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review definitions of bullying and harassment, respond to real-life bullying scenario from news, television, or movie, brainstorm possible solutions and consequences for negative behavior, and discuss how their peers...
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Lesson Plan - Achieve Your Goals: Lesson 9

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders apply problem solving skills to everyday problems. In this personal health lesson, 7th graders discuss the role of hope in their lives and then discuss how problem solving skills can help them in peer pressure situations....
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Just Say "No"

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students listen to a read aloud of Gretchen Super and Blanche Sims'. "You Can Say "No" to Drugs." They work in small groups to create and perform short skits that show a situation and a solution involving peer pressure and drugs. They...
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Substance Abuse Influences

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students role play peer pressure situations and decision-making using cookies. They assess their own influences and reactions to the role play.
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Risks and Pressures

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What kind of dangers are there at school and at home? How can you avoid peer pressure and risky behavior? These are the topics of this discussion-based slide show, where questions of safety and peer pressure are presented for the class...
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Peer Pressure Refusal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how to stand up to peer pressure. In this personal health lesson plan, students discuss options for refusing peer pressure as they respond to the provided questions.
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How Do You Choose Snacks and Other Foods?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze the effects of peer pressure and the media on their food choices. They describe the steps used in making healthy food choices, and practice saying no to unhealthy foods.
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What Does Advertising Say About Smoking?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students analyze the decision to smoke and how it is influenced by peer pressure. The discuss ways to say no to tobacco use.
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How Can You Help Others Stay Tobacco Free?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars analyze the effects of smoking and create a media campaign to encourage others to remain tobacco free.
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Learning to Fight Peer Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Pupils discuss what peer pressure means to them and give examples of peer pressure. They discover what assertiveness means and how to distinguish it from aggressiveness.
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Puberty, Day 2

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, in teams, discuss answers to a true or false quiz about puberty and write their best summaries on the board. They debrief how it felt to disagree during discussion and peer pressure in general. They write a letter to a 6 year...
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'No Cussing' Clubs Catching on with Kids

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read a news article about a boy in California who wants to encourage his peers to use good language. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a short rap, discussion, and vocabulary activity, then...
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Arson

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students watch a documentary film about arson and why children sometimes commit arson. They role play a scenario in which the school was deliberately set on fire. They develop a news report in which they interview three people regarding...
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You Can Stop!!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze smoking behavior based on peer pressure.  In this health lesson, students read and complete worksheets on the internet concerning the behaviors associated with smoking.  They summarize what they have learned by typing a...
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Be Yourself Not a Lemming

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While simplistic, this resource provides a creative way to talk about peer pressure and making good decisions. The theme is that learners should not be like lemmings, following a leader without thinking. The presentation talks about the...