ERIC Number: ED259993
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Family Life Education. Resource Units for Seventh and Eighth Grades.
Ruckstuhl, Mary; Hulme, Marylin A., Ed.
Designed for teachers and school districts wishing to include family life education in the curriculum, this teaching guide presents a program for seventh and eighth graders which includes material on biological development, emotional issues, values, and sex fairness. The guide begins with an introduction dealing with the need for such programs, the general concepts covered, and the subject matter concepts to be included. A course outline, behavioral objectives, and suggested learning activities are provided for the physical, mental, social, and philosophical areas of the course. Extensive appendices include the following: forced choice strategy, fish bowl techniques, a brainstorming technique and free association wheel, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a household survey, femininity and masculinity inventory, "Anything You Can Do--I Can Do" exercise, values clarification ideas, a force-field analysis, family activities, "Our Parents' Sex-Role Commandments" exercise, a decision-making process, choosing one's beliefs and behaviors, a group art project, "What Vehicle Am I?" exercise, "Maslow's 15 characteristics of the self-actualized person, a "How Do I Rate?" scale, a word search sample, a dilemma strategy, acting out and expressing emotions exercises, a voting exercise, an "About Me" sentence exercise, a dating customs survey, rules of the game, tips for role playing, discussion questions for socio-drama, and a community building exercise. Also included are a bibliography, a listing of audiovisual materials, and a discussion of student evaluation. (IS)
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Course Content, Curriculum Design, Family Life Education, Females, Grade 7, Grade 8, Males, Secondary Education, Sex Differences, Sex Education, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Sexuality, Teaching Guides, Values, Values Clarification, Values Education
Consortium for Education Equity, Rutgers University, Kilmer Campus 4090, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 ($10.00; 10% quantity discount).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Women's Educational Equity Act Program (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Consortium for Educational Equity.