ERIC Number: ED170598
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-May
Reference Count: 0
Important Topics about Life & Living.
Whitcraft, James S.
This teacher's guide presents material suitable for junior and senior high school physical education, health, or home economics classes concerning life cycles and sex education. Unit 1, understanding the self, contains lessons on personality, self-image, defense mechanisms, peer groups, and the conformist. Unit 2, dating, contains lessons on going steady, premarital sex, birth control, abortion, and venereal disease. Unit 3 discusses the engagement period of a relationship. Unit 4, marriage, examines marriage, alternatives to marriage, and divorce. Unit 5, reproduction and the family, explores changes in family structure, the male and female reproductive systems, the menstrual cycle, conception, and pregnancy and childbirth. And unit 6, the end of life, contains a lesson on old age and death. Each unit contains a discussion of the main topic. Each lesson includes questions for discussion and review and student activities. A chart is included providing suggested time allocation for each lesson and suggested teaching notes. (CT)
Descriptors: Age, Dating (Social), Health Education, Home Economics Education, Instructional Materials, Marriage, Physical Education, Reproduction (Biology), Secondary Education, Self Concept, Sex Education, Teaching Guides
New Jersey Vocational-Technical Curriculum Laboratory, Building 4103-Kilmer Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 ($3.50, plus postage)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Curriculum Lab.