Decision Making

Decision-Making, Grades 4-6, lesson #6 

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: 50-60 minutes

Date Published: 2009

Summary: This lesson focuses on helping students understand passive and active decision-making and demonstrate the steps involved in making active decisions. An optional family homework assignment is included.

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http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/~/media/health/publichealth/documents/flash/Grades456Lesson6.ashx 

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Decision-making and Teen Parenthood, Grades 7 and 8, Lessons #10 and 11 

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

Target Audience: Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school; grades 7-8)

Duration of Lesson: One to two class periods

Date Published: 2009

Summary: In this lesson students learn decision-making skills and apply that model to hypothetical situations about teen parenthood. A guest speaker who shares about waiting until they were older to have children is suggested for a second class period. An optional family homework assignment is included.

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/~/media/health/publichealth/documents/flash/Grades78Lessons1011.ashx 

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


Deciding When to Become a Parent, Grades 9-12, Lesson 8 

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

Target Audience: Level IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school; grades 9-12)

Duration of Lesson: one class period

Date Published: 2011

Summary: This lesson aims to set norms about delaying pregnancy until adulthood and using birth control if sexually active, to help reach the goal of preventing teen pregnancy. It addresses times when adults delay pregnancy in order to frame pregnancy prevention and thoughtfully planned pregnancies as adult-like behaviors. 

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/personal/famplan/educators/~/media/health/publichealth/documents/flash/HS8DecidingWhentoParent.ashx 

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Making Difficult Decisions

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)
Topic: Decision-making

Duration of Lesson: Not Specified

Date Published: 2002

Summary: In this lesson, participants are presented with a decision-making model designed to help clarify one's choices in the face of almost any type of decision. Students then have an opportunity to practice using the model.

To view this lesson click here:
http://recapp.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.LearningActivitiesDetail&PageID=151 


From An Objective Point of View (video and lesson plan)

Source: Scenarios USA

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

Duration of Lesson: 45 minutes including video

Date Published: 2002

Summary: Two best friends make a pact not to have sex without consulting the other. With their agreement on the verge of being broken, the result is an honest look at teenage desire. This video deals with decision-making, prevention, abstinence, and issues of gender. Scenarios USA videos are professionally-produced films written by teens for teens. This film was written by 16-year old Janet Aponte of Forest Hills High School in Queens, New York City, and directed by Jim McKay (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) and Hannah Weyer (La Boda).

To view this lesson click here:
http://www.scenariosusa.org/films/film/from-an-objective-point-of-view/

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http://www.scenariosusa.org/films/ 

 


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