Families

My Communication Diary (High School)

Source: Teen Talk Sexuality Education

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 5 to 10 minutes

Topic: Families

Published Date: 2011

Summary: This lesson was designed to help students initiate a conversation with a parent or caregiver about sexuality. Students interview a caring adult on the topic of  sexuality over the course of several days. Should follow the activity Giving Your Parents "The Talk" (High School).

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.teentalkca.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/My-Communication-Diary-2012.pdf 


Giving Your Parents "The Talk" (High School)

Source: Teen Talk Sexuality Education

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: 10 to 15 minutes

Topic: Families

Published Date: 2011

Summary: This lesson was designed to help students initiate a conversation with a parent or caregiver about sexuality. Students brainstorm and discuss creative and useful ways to approach the subject of sexuality with a caring adult. The activity is designed to do with class before assigning My Communication Diary.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.teentalkca.org/parent-communication-lessons/


“Back in the Day” Homework (Middle School)

Source: Teen Talk Sexuality Education

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

Duration of Lesson: 5 to 10 minutes

Topic: Families

Published Date: 2011

Summary: This lesson was designed to help students initiate a conversation with a parent or caregiver about sexuality. Students interview a caring adult on the topic of sexuality over the course of several days. Should follow the activity Giving Your Parents "The Talk" (Middle School).

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.teentalkca.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Back-In-the-Day-Homework-20121.pdf 


Giving Your Parents "The Talk" (Middle School)

Source: Teen Talk Sexuality Education  

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

Duration of Lesson: 10 to 15 minutes

Topic: Families

Published Date: 2011

Summary: This lesson was designed to help students initiate a conversation with a parent or caregiver about sexuality. Students brainstorm and discuss creative and useful ways to approach the subject of sexuality with a caring adult. The activity is designed to do before assigning Back in the Day Homework. 

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.teentalkca.org/parent-communication-lessons/


Family Messages

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

Date Published: Undated

Summary: The purpose of this lesson is to identify values learned from families and to explore ones own values. Participants are asked to complete two handouts on family values individually, then form small groups to discuss answers and report on assigned topics.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=214Itemid=129


Gender Roles & Relationships

Source: Advocates for Youth

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18, high school)

Duration of Lesson: 40 to 50 minutes

Date Published: Undated

Summary: This lesson examines how gender roles affect relationships and explores situations where gender roles and stereotypes might affect teen’s goals, decisions and relationships. Participants group into teams to resolve an assigned case study and present their solution to the entire group. Suggested questions for guiding a discussion are included.

To View this lesson click here:
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=219&Itemid=129


Talking about Sexuality and Values

Source: Advocates for Youth

Target Audience: Parents or 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: approx. 1 hour

Date Published: Undated

Summary: This lesson provides an opportunity for parents and teens to explore values around sexuality. The activity can be used in two ways:
1. As part of a sexuality education classroom experience in which teens fill out the worksheet and discuss it in the classroom. Youth then take a worksheet home, filling it out themselves and asking a parent or guardian to fill it out and discuss it with them.
2. As part of a parenting workshop, parents could fill out the forms and discuss their values in the workshop, then take another worksheet home to fill out and ask their teen to fill it out and discuss it with them.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=239Itemid=129


Looking for Love? Not Always! Exploring the Variety of Human Relationships. An Activity for Developmentally Disabled Youth.

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Target Audience: Developmentally delayed youth, ages 13 to 18; 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: Three 30 to 45 minute sessions

Date Published: 2001

Summary: Intended for moderate to high functioning developmentally delayed youth, this 3 part lesson helps youth identify various types of relationships and describe appropriate ways people in different kinds of relationships relate to each other. Through small group and large group discussion, youth are asked to look at pictures and talk about the similarities and differences between romantic relationships and other relationships and to identify strategies for dealing with challenging relationships.

To view this lesson click here:
http://recapp.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.LearningActivitiesDetail&PageID=158 


Family, Grades 4-6, lesson #2 

Source: Family Life and Sexual Health (F.L.A.S.H.) curriculum, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Target Audience: Level II (preadolescence, ages 9 through 12 years; upper elementary school; grades 4-6)

Duration of Lesson: 30 to 90 minutes

Date Published: 2013

Summary: This lesson helps young people recognize the purposes of families and that all members of a family (including parents) have needs. It also discusses different types of families. Young people also describe behaviors and feelings associated with good listening.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/~/media/health/publichealth/documents/flash/Grades456Lesson2.ashx 

To view all F.L.A.S.H. lessons, click here:
www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/FLASH.aspx


 

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