Body Image Lesson Plans
Youth are bombarded with images of different body types for many different sources and it's up to adults to educate them about different body types. Teens need help understanding that there is no "normal" body type and that those portrayed most in the media are not reflective of the general population.
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Is This Normal? (Lesson Plan)
Teens often worry and wonder whether their bodies are normal. This lively lesson engages students by testing their knowledge about reproductive and sexual body parts and how they function. Teams then get to vote on whether something is "normal" or someone should "see the doctor". The article that accompanies it covers answers to common questions about the penis and testicles, breasts, vulva and vagina. The lesson concludes with teens identifying where they can find reliable sources of information.
Length: 50 minutes
By the end of this lesson students will:
1) List at least four facts about normal anatomy and healthy reproductive organ function.
2) List at least two facts about unhealthy reproductive organ function.
3) Describe at least two places a teen could go to get healthcare information.
Your Amazing Body
Epididy-what? While most students probably know what the vagina or penis is, chances are they aren't aware of what the vulva actually is, never mind the labia or the Cowper's glands! With this fun and interactive lesson that uses small-group sharing, a giant matching activity and larger group discussion that encourages critical thinking, students will learn all about male and female sexual and reproductive anatomy and increase their comfort around the topic
At the completion of this lesson, students will be able to
AP.8.CC.1 Describe male and female sexual and reproductive systems, including body parts and their functions.
Time needed: 50 minutes