Monthly Archives: May 2014

Lesson 7 on Sex & Sexuality

On Thursday (May 21), the lesson began with Ms. Lockwood addressing anonymous questions from the class. If you have questions in the future, an excellent resources is Columbia University’s site Go Ask Alice. Next, Ms. Lockwood read the Alligator River Story and … Continue reading

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Lesson 6 on Sex & Sexuality

Class on Tuesday and Wednesday (May 21-22) began with Ms. Lockwood sharing this presentation and by watching a video of Apple Employees sharing a message for the It Gets Better Project and Broadway sings It Gets Better. Then Ms. Lockwood shared a Powerpoint Presentation on a selection of Sexually Transmitted … Continue reading

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Lesson 5 on Sex & Sexuality

Class on Friday & Monday (May 17 & 20) began with a student feedback survey. Ms. Lockwood then read out loud a picture book called “And Tango Makes Three“, following which students reflected on the message of the book. Students then … Continue reading

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Lesson 4 on Sex & Sexuality

On Wednesday and Thursday (May 14 & 15) 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” using this sample word tree for “Harassment”. … Continue reading

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Lesson 3 on Sex & Sexuality (Relationships)

On Monday and Tuesday (May 12 & 13), the lesson focused on relationships and the Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship. First students brainstormed in pairs five ways to describe a healthy relationship. Students worked in pairs on a categorization activity – … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 on Sex & Sexuality

On Thursday and Friday (May 8 & 9) class began with a review (or for some and introduction to) the names and functions of the External Sex Organs. For a clearer illustration of the internal/external organs explore the Inner Body website. If you … Continue reading

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Lesson 7 on Drugs – Project Presentations

On Tuesday and Weds (May 6 & 7) students presented their drug projects to the class. Students also self-assessed their own collaboration skills with their groups working on this project. Next, if time permitted we continued learning about the reproductive … Continue reading

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Lesson 1 on Sex/Sexuality

On Thursday & Monday (May 1 & 5) 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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