Lesson Supplement Summaries
This resource provides a brief summary of each new supplemental lesson.
This resource provides a brief summary of each new supplemental lesson.
In this lesson we will explore accurate and credible sources of online information about gender identity, gender expression, and other topics related to transgender youth and their health and well-being that will benefit transgender youth and their friends, alike.
Understanding how racism impacts sexual health and wellness - particularly for racialized people - is paramount to providing inclusive and affirming sex education. Sex education has a history of centering white, cisgender, heterosexual people, which can promote harm and/or erasure of everyone else.
Sex trafficking rates continue to increase and this lesson aims to clearly explain what sex trafficking is, how prevalent it is, and what it could look like. By educating our learners about tactics sex traffickers employ to recruit and exploit young people, offer additional protective factors to young people.
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Describe positive aspects of online talking and messaging. [Knowledge] 2. Identify examples of flirting and chatting that can be inappropriate or risky. [Knowledge] 3. Demonstrate an understanding of how to deal with uncomfortable situations when communicating online. [Knowledge, Skill]
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1.Characterize, in their own opinion, at least one relationship trait as either healthy or unhealthy. [Knowledge, Skill, Attitude] 2.Name at least two types of power differential in relationships, as well as their implication for the relationship. [Knowledge] 3.Describe at least two ways in which an unhealthy relationship can become a healthy on
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1.Describe correctly, and in order, the steps to using an external condom. [Knowledge] 2.Describe how an internal condom is used. [Knowledge]
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1.Describe the impact of correct and consistent use of a birth control method on how effective it is at preventing pregnancy. [Knowledge] 2.Correctly recall that there is generally a gap between when a person may start to have vaginal sex and when they may wish to get pregnant, which makes using effective birth control important. [Knowledge] 3.S
In order to provide a complete education it is important to discuss measures to prevent unintended pregnancy and also cover basic information about pregnancy. This lessons covers early signs of pregnancy, explains how pregnancy tests work and then explores what options are available to the person who is pregnant. By receiving a complete education on pregnancy we ensure that the learners receive an
This lesson identifies why a person views relationships the way they do, looks at strategies to end a relationship respectfully, and shares resources to provide support when ending unhealthy relationships.
This lesson teaches about advocating for dignity and respect for everyone.
This lesson provides a clear explanation as to what sexual orientation is and how a person’s internal and external influences can impact how their expectations, beliefs, and attitudes around sexual orientation.
By amplifying a system of accountability, we can directly combat a culture that does not provide safety to all of its people.
Identifying national and local laws related to sexual health and services ensures that young people have the ability to make informed decisions instead of allowing life and legal repercussions to happen to them.
Reviewing the impact that this media can have on a person’s body image and self esteem offers an opportunity to identify the positive and negative impacts
This lesson provides a safe space for students to identify how influences could impact a decision making process and then evaluate their influences for future decisions.
New in 2021, this lesson teaches the importance of consent.
This lesson defines the physical, emotional, cognitive and social changes of adolescence and students, in small groups, try to sort the various changes into these four categories.
This lesson involves students explaining to a hypothetical alien what a “boy” and “girl” is in the US using commonly held stereotypes about gender.
This lesson starts by defining and then providing examples of personal boundaries.
This lesson defines assertive, passive and aggressive communication and provides examples of each making connections to communicating about abstaining from sex.
This lesson starts with a case study analyzed in trios which is then compared to a second case study for a second round of analysis.
This lesson starts by defining affection and having students provide examples of how people can show affection for one another.
This lesson reviews the strategies for knowing whether a sexual health website is reliable and accurate and in small groups, students review four common online sexual health resources.
This lesson reviews the anatomy of a person assigned female at birth via a worksheet completed in small groups.
This lesson reviews the anatomy of a person assigned male at birth via a worksheet completed in small groups.
This lesson explains reproduction to students using a PowerPoint presentation and includes a teacher’s resource with sample definitions and language that can be used.
This lesson reviews the early symptoms of pregnancy by having students match images with the symptoms on a worksheet.
This lesson has students, in teams, try to determine which STD their group was assigned based on clues posted around the room.
This lesson defines sexual orientation and gender identity via a detailed PowerPoint and then students complete a myth vs. fact worksheet individually before comparing responses with a partner.
This lesson explores gender by starting with a PowerPoint presentation of typically stereotypical items or hobbies and asks students to reflect on these stereotypes.
This lesson teaches a decision-making model and helps students use it to think through a potential conflict in the school cafeteria.
This lesson is reprinted from Common Sense Media and involves students looking at online safety among social networking, gaming and texting/video chatting.
This lesson looks at key criteria that can make students feel safe or unsafe at school, especially those who identify as LGBTQ.
This lesson looks at influences on decision-making by analyzing a scenario and the people who impacted their decision including parents, teachers, friends, media, etc.
This lesson has students in pairs review a hypothetical relationship and determine if they believe it’s healthy or unhealthy and then post it under the corresponding sign.
This lesson is about the importance of listening and communicating clearly and students rehearse those skills in pairs with a third students observing and providing feedback.
This lesson explores the challenges of communicating clearly solely by text using some examples of when messages can be interpreted in different ways.
This lesson starts with a trigger warning and a reminder about ground rules before starting with a video clip reviewing the key facts about sexual assault and abuse.
This lesson provides information about birth control commonly used by teens by breaking it into three categories – long-acting, short-acting and works right now.
This lesson involves students putting the steps to using a condom correctly in the correct sequence while in small groups and then the teacher demonstrating correct condom use based on their responses.
This lesson reviews information about decision-making as it relates to preventing STDs by having students complete a worksheet on prevention and transmission.