· UNIT OVERVIEW
Unit 6 --- Health --- Human Sexuality (Safer Choices, Abstinence, Pregnancy Prevention, Contraception)
The Human Sexuality unit focuses on development and practice of healthy skills around sexual behaviors. Primary skill development surrounds decision making, negotiation and delay tactics, acceptance and empathy, risk analysis, and personal safety.
· LONG-TERM LEARNING TARGETS
6.1 I can define sexuality, gender differences and sexual diversity.
6.2 I can describe male and female anatomy, their function and role they play in reproduction. 1.12.2
6.3 I can evaluate contraceptive choices for the male and female including abstinence based on multiple variables including effectiveness at pregnancy prevention. 5.12.5
6.4 I can analyze the risks of sexual behavior and personal health. 4.12.5
6.5 I can demonstrate how to say “No” using delay tactics and alternative actions.4.12.3
6.6 I can demonstrate the differences between “unsafe”, “safer,” and “safest” choices in pregnancy and STI/STD prevention. 7.12.4
· INSTRUCTIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
Student Background Knowledge
Making Proud Choices (Gr. 6-8)
· How do my friends and family influences my decision-making?
· How is it helpful to discuss questions about sex with my parents or trusted adults?
· What are positive ways to express interest in others?
Predict, differentiate, compare and contrast, communication, delay, behavior, expression, analyze, alternative, choice, diversity, anatomy, sex
Female/Male Anatomy Vocabulary, STI Vocabulary, Delaying Tactics, conception, intercourse