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70 resources with the keyterm peer pressure

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Feeling On Display

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as...
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Beach Bodies (In Spoken Word)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"But we're tired, and exhausted, from trying to be something we're not." Insecurity from body image can play a significant role in adolescence and into adulthood. Watch as two young poets tackle this issue head on through the creative...
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Helping Adolescents Deal with Peer Pressure

For Teachers 12th
Designed by a mental health center, this presentation is meant to educate educators how to help teens face peer pressure. Tips are provided for identifying at-risk youth and bullying situations. This would be a poignant topic to include...
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Individuality vs. Conformity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Spark an animated debate in your class! Young adults consider some of the fads or trends that are prevalent at their school, as well as their own level of participation in them. Just how much of a role does popular culture play in their...
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Changes, Choices, and Lessons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The teen years are nothing but a series of personal, social, and academic changes. Help kids understand what to expect as they mature and give them ways to make good decisions. After discussing they types of changes they'll go through,...
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The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
One of three lessons on gender stereotype, this resource from the Media Awareness Network discusses the violence that is inflicted on men and women as they try to live up to the stereotypes of their gender. The section on women focuses...
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Bullying: The Role and Responsibility of Bystanders

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read and examine the novel, The Chocolate War, for its perspective on bullying and peer pressure. they engage in a word association activity to assess the causes and results of violence. Students write paragraphs...
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To Give In or Not To Give In -- That Is The Question!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discover how to make the best decisions given the information at hand. In groups, they role-play different roles in scenerios to help them deal with peer pressure. To end the lesson, they discuss why it is so hard for...
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Dealing with Peer Influence: What Are Bullying and Harassment? Lesson 1 of 2

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review definitions of bullying and harassment, respond to real-life bullying scenario from news, television, or movie, brainstorm possible solutions and consequences for negative behavior, and discuss how their peers...
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Studying Contraception

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Abstinence, different contraceptives, decision-making about sexual activity, and peer pressure are a few of the topics in this lesson. Did you know the majority of youth are not sexually active? This would be a great jumping off point...
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Decision Making

For Teachers 7th - 10th
"What pressures are there for teens to become sexually active?" The class writes anonymous responses on paper. The teacher then reads them aloud and the response is discussed by the group. They then examine their personal life goals and...
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The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss is the focus of a character analysis lesson. Class members make a chart noting the names of specific characters in the book, noting attributes that define each character. They discuss bullying and peer...
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Peer Pressure

For Students 5th - 10th
Here is a peer pressure worksheet that follows directly along with the PowerPoint presentation of the same name. Often worksheets like these help young learners identify what pieces of information need to be written down in their notes....
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Risks and Pressures

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What kind of dangers are there at school and at home? How can you avoid peer pressure and risky behavior? These are the topics of this discussion-based slide show, where questions of safety and peer pressure are presented for the class...
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Learning to Fight Peer Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners discuss what peer pressure means to them and give examples of peer pressure. They discover what assertiveness means and how to distinguish it from aggressiveness.
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Sexual Pressures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This lesson contains sensitive material, please review to ensure that the content is suitable for your class. Small discussion groups explore ways to establish boundaries, make positive decisions, and respect others when confronted with...
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My Anti-Drug

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss and then create a bookmark and/or poster with a drawing and/or words on it which is their personal "anti-drug"--an alternative for them to using drugs.
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Be Your Best

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore peer pressure. In this peer pressure lesson, students determine how peer pressure affects choice making. Students create a list of accomplishments that give them self-confidence. Students examine how peer pressure can...
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Big Decisions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners consider the power of peer pressure. In this making decisions lesson, students watch "Big Decisions," and discuss the impact peers may have on one's health, choice, and risk-taking. Learners role play scenarios that require them...
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'No Cussing' Clubs Catching on with Kids

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read a news article about a boy in California who wants to encourage his peers to use good language. In this current events activity, the teacher introduces the article with a short rap, discussion, and vocabulary activity, then...
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Arson

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students watch a documentary film about arson and why children sometimes commit arson. They role play a scenario in which the school was deliberately set on fire. They develop a news report in which they interview three people regarding...
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Peer Pressure Factor

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the Freevibe.com website to examine ways to resist negative influences in their lives. They view various virtual scenarios, practice refusal skills, and examine how effective their choices are.
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"Smart Choices About Sex"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine peer pressure as it relates to sex. They watch and discuss a video, identify messages and values they receive from different groups, develop a list of their own personal values related to sex, and design a brochure or...
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The Drug Dope Show

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In small groups, students research an assigned drug category including its physical effects, addiction treatments and the societal, academic and economic impacts of drug abuse. They engage in a "talk show" and discussion about drug...