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.
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 3: Lesson 6: Your Body, Your Rights
This lesson addresses sexual harassment and sexual abuse therefore teachers are urged to let the school counselor know that this topic will be addressed and may be sensitive for some students as it may be a trigger to come forward about themselves or someone they know being abused or harassed.
Lesson 1: Lesson 1: Sexual and Reproductive Anatomy
It’s important to note that this lesson uses more inclusive terms related to gender identity and biological sex, which is introduced in subsequent grade levels.
Lesson 2: Lesson 2: Puberty and Reproduction (with AMAZE video)
In this lesson, teachers will describe how puberty prepares human bodies for the potential to reproduce as well as the process of human reproduction with the aid of a PowerPoint presentation.
Lesson 3: Lesson 3: Learning About HIV
This lesson is meant to define and help students identify different age-appropriate methods of HIV transmission, as well as ways to prevent it.
Lesson 5: Lesson 5: Being Clear With Your Friends
This lesson demonstrates positive ways to communicate differences of opinion while maintaining relationships as well as the importance of using refusal skills and how to walk away from a difficult and/or uncomfortable situation.