Rights, Respect, Responsibility
Lesson Supplement Summaries
This resource provides a brief summary of each new supplemental lesson.
Supplement: It’s All About the Hormones
This lesson is helpful in establishing the role hormones play in many of the changes associated with puberty.
Supplement: Thinking Outside the (Gender) Box
This lesson is intended to help upper elementary students understand the basic definitions related to gender identity and gender expression.
Supplement: So THAT’S How Babies Are Made
This lessons sets the foundation for understanding a basic physiological process and underpins future lessons about pregnancy prevention.
Supplement: If You Don’t Have Consent, You Don’t Have Consent
This lesson enables students to practice the skill of communicating their boundaries to others and respecting the boundaries communicated by others. It provides valuable information that students can use throughout a lifetime.
Intended to showcase how each person is unique and how we need to treat others with kindness, this lesson provides an important foundation in affirming our differences in order to prevent bullying and teasing later in life.
Supplement: Pink, Blue and Purple
Helping students reflect on things like colors, toys and careers, this lesson teaches students that gender should not be a limiting factor in being who you are and living authentically.
Supplement: My Body is MY Body
This lesson provides an important foundation for students about seeking help from trusted adults.
Lesson 2: Puberty and Reproduction
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Describe how puberty prepares the human male body for the potential to reproduce. [Knowledge] 2. Describe how puberty prepares the human female body for the potential to reproduce. [Knowledge] 3. Describe the process of human reproduction by identifying the correct order of steps involved in conception. [Knowledge]
Lesson 1: Making Sense of Puberty
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Describe at least three changes that take place during puberty. [Knowledge] 2.Differentiate between what could be considered physical, and what are social and emotional changes of puberty. [Knowledge, Skill] 3.Create a plan for maintaining personal hygiene during puberty. [Knowledge, Skill]
Supplement: Personal Timeline
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 1. Recognize at least two stages of normal human development. 2. Identify at least two significant events in their lives at earlier stages of development.
Lesson 1: Lesson 1: Different Kinds of Families
This lesson teaches students about different family structures/configurations as well as the importance of being respectful towards different kinds of families.
Lesson 2: Lesson 2: Understanding Our Bodies: The Basics
This lesson will allow students to identify body parts and why it’s important to understand the correct names for those parts.
Lesson 3: Lesson 3: My Space, Your Space
This lesson educates students on what ‘personal space’ means and how to identify actions that are right from wrong.
Lesson 1: Lesson 1: Friendships
This lesson teaches students about the importance of friendships and what it takes to be a good friend, as well as why friends count on us and how we can show our friends that we care about them.
Lesson 2: Lesson 2: Gender Roles
The overall purpose of this lesson is to show students that they are not limited to what they can and cannot do based on their gender.