Students examine the major reasons for divorce in the United States. In groups, they discover and discuss the effects of divorce on each family member. To end the lesson, they practice ways to cope with divorce and discuss as a class.
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Does the Defense of Marriage Act Promote the Health, Safety, Morals, and General Welfare of the Public?
Gay marriage is the topic for a structured, academic controversy discussion. The process begins with groups reading primary source documents and recording their responses to text-based questions on the provided graphic organizer....
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Understand Your Depression
What are the warning signs of depression? What contributes to and maintains this disorder? Learners answer several short-answer questions regarding depression using a well-designed student packet. The lesson concludes by considering the...
7th - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Divorce And Stepfamilies: Breaking Apart, Coming Together
Students view a PBS "In the Mix" video about the challenges teens face when their parents divorce and/or remarry. They participate in a class discussion about the video, role-play related situations and explore media depictions of...
4th - 12th Health