The “Human Development & Sexual Health” activity packet is designed to meet the curriculum expectations for the 2015 Ontario Grade 6 Health curriculum. This packet addresses the following curriculum expectations:
- Identify factors that affect the development of a person’s self-concept;
- Describe how they can build confidence and lay a foundation for healthy relationships by acquiring a clearer understanding of the physical, social, and emotional changes that occur during adolescence;
- Make informed decisions that demonstrate respect for themselves and others and help to build healthier relationships, using a variety of living skills;
- Assess the effects of stereotypes, including homophobia and assumptions regarding gender roles and expectations, sexual orientation, gender expression, race, ethnicity or culture, mental health and abilities, and on an individual’s self-concept, social inclusion, and relationships with others, and propose appropriate ways of responding to and changing assumptions and stereotypes;
This packet includes 10 lessons as well as relevant activity worksheets, foldables and readings about self-concept. Please note that this packet uses the appropriate vocabulary outlined in the Ontario Health curriculum document. This packet also talks about relationships that people might develop with each other and uses same-sex relationships for several examples. This packet also addresses stereotypes that students might encounter.
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