Body Image

Body Image

Source: Advocates for Youth

Target Audience: Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 40 to 50 minutes
Topic: Body Image
Published Date: Undated

Summary: This interactive lesson is designed to increase the participant’s awareness of his/her physical self and of media influences on her/his self image and behavior. Students are broken up into same-sex small groups of 4 or 5 and given diverse magazines and newsprint in which to create a collage. The activity and discussion questions focus on helping young people think about their personal perspectives on appearance and attractiveness and the influence of the media.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=197Itemid=129


Making Connections: Identifying the Links Between Body Image and Sexual Health

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Target Audience: Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: Not specified, (varies according to group size)

Date Published: 2001

Summary: Through small group work, discussion and brainstorming, participants discuss the connection between negative body image and risky sexual behavior.

To view this lesson click here:
http://recapp.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.LearningActivitiesDetail&PageID=157 


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