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Dangerous Decisions Unit

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★★★★★ If you work with teens, these decision lessons are so powerful!

 

-I consider this one of my BEST Health units since it deals with the consequences of teen decisions!

 

-NEW!★ I just added “Distance Learning Google Slides” so students can completely do this 15-lesson 3 week unit at home! The slides walk them through each day of reading articles (which are posted in PDF on Google Docs) and follows up with reflections and art projects.

-Use 100 factual and true story articles!! Your students will LOVE this-it’s relevant to their lives today!This is a fantastic way to cover SO MANY of teenagers’ most dangerous activities and help them learn from others’ tragic mistakes!

 

-Your students will find this decision-making resource shocking, interesting, unbelievable, inspiring, and cautionary.

 

-Save yourself HOURS of time looking for good articles!

 

-NEW!★ I just added “Distance Learning Google Slides” so students can completely do this 15-lesson 3 week unit at home! The slides walk them through each day of reading articles (which are posted in PDF on Google Docs) and follows up with reflections and art projects.

 

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-This resource now addresses 17 dangerous decisions ANY teen might make, included 2 new topics!

1) “Dangerous Selfies” (death caused by selfies taken in dangerous/daredevil circumstances)

2) “Vaping”

 

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-Help Show Teens risks and consequences! This lesson could save a life!

A colleague and I came up with the idea of this lesson because we never seemed to have enough time in a semester to cover all the important health topics we wanted to.

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★ALL FUTURE UPDATES FOR LIFE ARE INCLUDED!! All new articles that I create for this unit are FREE!!

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  • There are several options in how you teach this resource:

 

1) ★NEW!★ I just added “Distance Learning Google Slides” so students can now completely do this 15-lesson 3 week unit at home! The 67 slides walk them through each day of reading articles (which are posted in PDF on Google Docs) and follows up with reflections and art projects.

 

2) Teach in class in an easy 1 day version where student read and pass along the articles

 

3) Teach in class in a mini-version where students read articles in groups and discuss

 

4) Teach in class with a group sharing out option

 

5) Teach in class with a fun “T.V. Station Reporter” group sharing

 

See more details on each version below.

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  • Help your teens see the dangerous, and often fatal consequences of these risky decisions:

 

1. NEW! Dangerous Selfies (death caused by selfies taken in dangerous/daredevil circumstances)

2. NEW! Vaping

3. High Speed Driving

4. The Choking Game

5. Taking Bets and Dares

6. Drinking Games

7. Sexting

8. Goofing Around on Cars and Trucks

9. Cutting/Self-Mutilating and Suicide

10. The Dangers of the Sun and Tanning Booths

11. Giving out Personal Information on the Internet

12. Shaken Baby Syndrome

13. Carrying a Loaded Gun

14. Teen Runaways and Homelessness

15. Unhygienic Body Tattoos and Piercings

16. Water Safety (Boating and Jet Ski Accidents)

17. Using Drugs

 

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★Articles are included in both EDITABLE Word and PDF formats in this lesson!!

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  • Here is a bit more about the 5 versions to choose from depending on the amount of time you have:
  • BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW

 

1. NEW!★ Completely done at home “Distance Learning Version.” All you need to do is get your students the link where all 100 articles are on 1 PDF file on Google Docs, and get them the link to the 67-Slide “Dangerous Decisions Distance Learning Student Directions” that is 1 Google Slideshow that walks students step-by-step through the lessons.

They will read 4 to 5 articles in a topic each day (or you can slow down the pace if you want!) for 15 different topics.

-Each day after they read the topic articles, there is a reflection follow-up. (See preview for more details)

-At the end of each week, there is an art project. The three projects are:

  • “Through the Dangerous Decisions Door” Poster
  • Risk and Protective Factors Tree Art
  • WWWWH Decision-making Brochure

-There are also a “Protective Factors Worksheet” and a “WWWWH Decision-Making Worksheet”

 

2. Easiest Version: Students read on their own and meet up in groups afterwards

-6 Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions

-“Dangerous Decisions Worksheet”

-New! Intriguing story to read outloud and challenging questions for students!

 

3. Mini Version: Students read and pass along articles, with optional group meet up

-6 Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions

-Mini Version Worksheet”

-Group Follow-Up Questions

-New! Intriguing story to read outloud and challenging questions for students!

 

4. Share Out Version: Students read and discuss in groups, then share out

-18-Slide PowerPoint

-“Share Out and T.V. Version Worksheet”

-“Dangerous Decisions Worksheet” Article and Example

-“WWWWH Decision-Making Worksheet”

-“Presentation Grading Rubric”

-“Anonymous Student Reflection Sheet”

-The Legal Consequences Handout

-New! Intriguing story to read outloud and challenging questions for students!

 

5. T.V. Station Reporters Version – Fun! Students read and discuss in groups, then present material as T.V. reporters on a news channel

-21 Pages of Step-by-Step Teacher Directions

-35-Slide PowerPoint

-“Share Out and T.V. Version Worksheet”

-“Dangerous Decisions Worksheet” Article and Example

-T.V. Newsroom Presentation Form

-“Presentation Grading Rubric”

-“WWWWH Decision-Making Worksheet”

-“Anonymous Student Reflection Sheet”

-The Legal Consequences Handout

-New! Intriguing story to read outloud and challenging questions for students!

 

ALSO INCLUDED:

-Articles for all 4 versions are included!

-Full Standards Spreadsheet

Optional “Find Your Own Dangerous Decision Article” homework

-Optional “Art Rubric” if you want to follow with an art project

-NEWLY ADDED! Peer Pressure Task Cards Activity!!

 

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Mrs. S.

Health Education Today, Inc.

Master of Education

National Board Certified Health Teacher

 

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