Lesson 1: Creating a Safe School
This lesson looks at key criteria that can make students feel safe or unsafe at school, especially those who identify as LGBTQ.
Lesson 2: The World Around Me
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.
Lesson 3: Healthy Or Unhealthy Relationships
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.
Lesson 5: We Need to Talk
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.
Lesson 6: Talking Without Speaking
This lesson explores the challenges of communicating clearly solely by text using some examples of when messages can be interpreted in different ways.
Lesson 7: Warning Signs
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.
Lesson 8: Birth Control Basics
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.
Lesson 9: Using Condoms Effectively
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.
Lesson 10: STD Basics
This lesson reviews information about decision-making as it relates to preventing STDs by having students complete a worksheet on prevention and transmission.
Lesson 1: They Love Me They Love Me Not
This lesson uses a short video showing three different teen relationships and asks students to analyze each couple.
Lesson 2: How Well Do I Communicate
This communication lesson starts with a brief drawing activity completed by students in pairs to assess their own listening and communicating and analyze what strategies are effective or ineffective and why.
Lesson 3: It Wasnt My Fault
This lesson includes a presentation by rape survivors brought in from a community agency and includes Guides for Teachers in Selecting Guest Speakers as well as advance preparation to connect with the school counselor.
Lesson 4: Orientation Behavior and Identity
This lesson introduces the concept of “yellow flag” language (with accompanying Teacher’s Guide) while teasing apart one’s attractions to others, one’s behaviors and one’s self-identity.