Monthly Archives: December 2013

Lesson on Relationships

On Tuesday and Wednesday (Dec 17 & 18), students began class by watching a video of Apple Employees sharing a message for the It Gets Better Project and Broadway sings It Gets Better. The focus of the lesson was on relationships and the Characteristics of … Continue reading

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Lesson on Sexual Orientation

On Friday and Monday (Dec 13 & 16) the lesson began with students reading an EXCERPT about sexual orientation, followed by a discussion to clarify questions and key concepts. Students then worked through a vocabulary WORD TREE for “Stereotyping” and completed an EXERCISE differentiating stereotyping from generalizations. … Continue reading

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Lesson on STIs

Class on Weds & Thurs (Dec 11 & 12) began with Ms. Lockwood sharing a Powerpoint Presentation on a selection of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and students completed the STI table. Students then participated in a simulation activity called PASS IT ON, after … Continue reading

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External Sex Organs Lesson

On Monday and Tuesday (Dec 9 & 10) class began students turning in their Substance Projects (by sharing the google doc with me). Following this we reviewed (or for some introduced) the names and functions of the External Sex Organs. For … Continue reading

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Reproductive Systems Review

On Thursday & Friday (Dec 5 & 6) we began the Sex and Sexuality Unit. Knowledge about, decisions around and attitude towards sex affect one’s physical, mental and social health. I encourage students to discuss the topics raised in class … Continue reading

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Lesson on Responsible Decision Making

Class on Tuesday & Weds (Dec 3 & 4) began with Ms. Lockwood introducing the The Responsible Decision-Making Model and then students worked in pairs through  Activity A and Activity B and then the class shared out options and responsible decisions. Next, students took a QUIZ to … Continue reading

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