Rights, Respect, Responsibility
Lesson 2: Gender Roles Gender Expectations
This lesson involves students explaining to a hypothetical alien what a “boy” and “girl” is in the US using commonly held stereotypes about gender.
Lesson 3: Understanding Boundaries
This lesson starts by defining and then providing examples of personal boundaries.
Lesson 4: Communicating about a Sensitive Topic
This lesson defines assertive, passive and aggressive communication and provides examples of each making connections to communicating about abstaining from sex.
Lesson 5: More Than Friends
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.
Lesson 6: Liking And Loving
This lesson starts by defining affection and having students provide examples of how people can show affection for one another.
Lesson 7: Being a Sex Ed Sleuth
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.
Lesson 1: Everybodys Got Body Parts, Part 1
This lesson reviews the anatomy of a person assigned female at birth via a worksheet completed in small groups.
Lesson 2: Everybodys Got Body Parts, Part 2
This lesson reviews the anatomy of a person assigned male at birth via a worksheet completed in small groups.
Lesson 3: Reproduction Basics
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.
Lesson 4: Great Expectations
This lesson reviews the early symptoms of pregnancy by having students match images with the symptoms on a worksheet.
Lesson 5: Protecting Your Health
This lesson has students, in teams, try to determine which STD their group was assigned based on clues posted around the room.
Lesson 6: I Am Who I Am
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.
Lesson 7: Blue is for Boys Pink is for Girls
This lesson explores gender by starting with a PowerPoint presentation of typically stereotypical items or hobbies and asks students to reflect on these stereotypes.
Lesson 8: Making SMART Choices
This lesson teaches a decision-making model and helps students use it to think through a potential conflict in the school cafeteria.
Lesson 9: Lets Talk About Sex
This lesson stresses the importance of how we communicate as much as what we communicate and introduces aggressive, passive and assertive communication styles.
Lesson 10: Being the Change
This lesson starts with a reminder about ground rules before students engage in a forced choice activity assessing their opinions about homophobia in their school.
Lesson 11: Being Smart Staying Safe Online
This lesson is reprinted from Common Sense Media and involves students looking at online safety among social networking, gaming and texting/video chatting.