ERIC Number: ED270690
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Human Behavior: Senior High School Semester Elective.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.
This document presents a curriculum for high school students designed to help students recognize human needs, develop useful communication skills, improve perception and self-concept, and learn to make rational decisions to improve the quality of life for themselves and for society. The curriculum is organized by instructional objectives. An introductory orientation instructional objective, that the student will practice and adopt communication skills that will promote effective interaction with others, is presented, along with five other instructional objectives: (1) students will describe some human needs and the behavior used to meet those needs; (2) students will describe how self-concept and perception have direct influences on choices of behavior; (3) students will list methods for changing self-concepts from negative to positive; (4) students will relate drug abuse to psychological defense and escape behavior patterns; and (5) students will explain perceptions of drug abuse, its scope, and its relationship to other social problems and social change. For each instructional objective, a set of performance objectives is listed, and suggested activities, worksheets, handouts, and related materials are provided for each performance objective. Each instructional objective unit ends with a sample unit assessment measure. Lists of teacher resources in print, films, audio-cassettes, and community resource agencies are included. (NB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.