Learners develop critical thinking skills about personal situations depicted in a video about cliques. Issues about identity, self-esteem, and stereotypes are explored.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 12 Downloads
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission & the First Amendment
Should Congress be allowed to limit the amount of money a corporation spends to support a political candidate? Here you'll find a fantastic lesson plan and activities to help your young citizens approach this question.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Provide teenagers with the social skills they need to live happy lives with this collection of worksheets and activities. Covering a variety of topics from self-awareness and assertiveness, to stress management and problem solving, this...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Price of Happiness: On Advertising, Image, and Self Esteem
Are your learners aware of the effect advertising can have on their self-image, self-esteem, and happiness? This instructional activity from the Media Awareness Network is aimed at increasing that awareness and mitigating any negative...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Feeling On Display
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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Do people live up to (or down to) stereotypes? After reading a short article describing the results of two studies about stereotype-based expectations, class members use the provided discussion questions to launch a discussion of...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Looks Aren't Everything. Believe me, I'm a Model
"Image is powerful; but also, image is superficial." Insecurity and body image are prevalent topics in adolescence. In her presentation, model Cameron Russell begins an exploration of the power and effect of image in our everyday lives....
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Music: "Hearing Between The Lines"
The class listens to and reads lyrics from popular songs that explore themes of self-esteem, body image, and eating disorders. The song interpretations will serve as a jumping-off point to deeper discussion on the issues, culminating in...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts