Comprehensive Health Program

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    Lesson 1

    Purpose

    Students will understand the dimensions of human sexuality and terminology that relates to human sexuality. They will understand and appreciate that sexuality is a normal part of the human experience, and respect that each person’s experience is unique. Students will consider the many factors that contribute to becoming a sexually healthy adult.

    Learning Target

    Students will establish a foundation for understanding human sexuality.

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can explain what is needed for safe and healthy relationships.

     

    Lesson 2

    Purpose

    Students will identify and understand the differences between gender and sexuality and the

    terminology associated with gender and sexuality. Students will understand that sexuality and

    gender are fluid and can change over time. Students will be introduced to a variety of sexual

    orientations and gender identities. They will understand that sexuality is part of the human

    experience and respect that each person’s experience is unique.

     

    Learning Target

    Students will understand there is a broad spectrum of sexuality and terminology.

     

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can define the difference between gender roles, gender identity and gender expression

    ❏ I can describe why it is important to give people the opportunity to state the pronoun that

    honors them

    ❏ I can explain why human sexuality language is fluid

     

    Lesson 3

    Purpose

    Students will discuss different types of media and how such media portrays sexuality and

    relationships. Students will identify ways in which the media can or could potentially serve as "sex

    educators" for teens.

    Students will analyze the potential benefits and problems of digital media and explore healthy

    communication and how consent plays a role in the use of digital media. Students will explore the

    presentation of self on social media, its influence on perceptions about body image, gender

    roles, sexuality, and attractiveness and its impact on their own behavior, health, and

    relationships..

     

    Learning Target

    Students will evaluate how different types of media influence sexual behaviors and recognize

    choices that promote health and wellbeing.

     

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can define and understand what it means to be a responsible and productive digital

    citizen.

    ❏ I can identify sources of sexual pressure and which sources of digital and social media are

    most influential to teens.

    ❏ I can communicate my own consent and personal boundaries while using digital media.

    ❏ I can understand how to ask for and respect my partner’s consent or refusal.

    ❏ I have explored effective ways to reduce cyberbullying and the potential negative impacts

    of using digital media.

     

    Lesson 4

    Purpose

    Students will understand that they have to set behavioral boundaries in order to be

    healthy now and in their future. Students will recognize that drugs and alcohol may

    influence sexual behavior. Students will set goals and consider boundaries for their

    personal sexual behavior. Students will understand that consent is essential every time for

    sexual activity to occur. Students will understand that sexual activity is a personal choice

    and that abstinence is an acceptable, healthy option.

     

    Learning Targets

    Students will identify aspects of relationships, establish personal boundaries regarding sexual

    activity and practice assertive communication.

     

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can clearly communicate my own consent and personal boundaries

    ❏ I can identify, understand, and accept someone else’s personal boundaries

    ❏ I can ask for and respect my partner’s consent or refusal

     

    Lesson 5

    Purpose

    Students will learn about the benefits of relationships and learn that intimacy involves more than

    sexual activity. There are many components that are necessary to maintain successful adult

    relationships, such as respect and equality. Students will discuss healthy dating and understand

    warning signs of dating violence. Students will discuss how social media and the internet can

    either enhance or discourage a healthy relationship.

     

    Learning Target

    Students will determine differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships.

     

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can define aspects of healthy relationships

    ❏ I can identify warning signs of an unhealthy relationship

     

    Lesson 6

    Purpose

    Students will learn about the conception pathway by reviewing basic male and female

    reproductive anatomy and physiology. Students will learn how pregnancy occurs and

    what the benefits are to parents and infants by planning for pregnancy.

     

    Learning Target

    Students will understand how pregnancy occurs and identify the benefits of planning for

    pregnancy.

     

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can describe a process of how a person becomes pregnant

    ❏ I can identify the benefits of planning for pregnancy

     

    Lesson 7

    Purpose

    Students will understand that there is the possibility of contracting a sexually transmitted

    infection (STI) during sexual contact or intercourse. Students will learn about prevention,

    means of transmission, possible long-term health effects, treatment, and possible signs and

    symptoms of STIs. Students will identify that abstinence from sexual activity and intercourse is a

    healthy and highly effective means of reducing the risk of getting or sharing sexually

    transmitted infections. Students will learn that there are ways to reduce the risk of contracting a

    STI, including the correct and consistent use of condoms and getting vaccinated against

    Hepatitis A and HPV.

     

    Learning Target

    Students will define STI, methods of transmission, and prevention and recognize choices and

    how to prevent possible outcomes.

     

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can list characteristics and impacts of sexually transmitted infections and/or diseases

    ❏ I can identify ways individuals can and cannot contract a STI

    ❏ I can discuss the benefits of abstinence.

     

    Lesson 8

    Purpose

    Students will learn about signs and symptoms, means of transmission, possible long-term effects,

    and prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency

    Syndrome (AIDS). They will learn of HIV’s impact locally, nationally, and internationally. Students

    will identify effective methods of preventing the spread of HIV.

     

    Learning Target

    Students will interact with HIV and AIDS information, methods of transmission, and prevention.

     

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can define the difference of HIV and AIDS

    ❏ I can describe methods of transmission and prevention

    ❏ I can list the five body fluids through which HIV is transmitted

    ❏ I can discuss the benefits of limiting the number of sexual partners and reducing high

     

    Lesson 9

    Purpose

    In this lesson, students will gain knowledge about the importance of good preconception health

    and how to prevent unplanned pregnancies. The concept of reproductive life planning will be

    discussed and students will have the opportunity to create their own plan. Students will learn

    about the types of current contraceptive methods and why people choose to use (or not to use)

    contraception. Students will learn about the use of effective contraceptive methods, including

    abstaining from sexual activity, to prevent pregnancy.

    Students should be able to discuss role contraception in preventing unplanned pregnancy.

     

    Learning Target

    Students will understand the importance of safe and healthy and healthy choices for sexual

    activity as well as the impact of an unplanned pregnancy.

     

    Success Criteria:

    ❏ I can define conception/fertilization, implantation and contraception

    ❏ I can identify three options for an unplanned pregnancy

    ❏ I can advocate that both partners have responsibilities in preventing unplanned

    pregnancies

     

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