Lesson 25: HIV/AIDS & Other STDs - Day 2: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDS) are the focus of a lesson that examines different types of STDs, how to avoid catching or transmitting these diseases, identifying the symptoms of STDs, and reporting procedures.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Due to the mature nature of the subject, carefully preview the lessons in this series to determine if appropriate for your learning situation
Classroom Considerations

  • Many schools require parent notification of lessons the include discussions of sexuality and sexual activity
  • The second in a series of three lessons, designed for health and/or special education classrooms, that focus on sexually transmitted diseases
Pros

  • The 14-page packet includes a scripted lesson, richly detailed activities, a parent letter, worksheets, and transparencies
Cons

  • The resource, published in 1991, does not distinguish between diseases caused by germs and those caused by viruses