Title: Hey! I'm Talking To You!!
Effective communication skills are a key component for successful self-advocacy, empowerment and leadership. This lesson will teach high school students the types of communication, how to understand one's audience, and ways to utilize appropriate tone, timing and words. The goal is for students to apply use of communication skills, so the lesson will incorporate role playing exercises for various settings.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 96: PS:A2.7 - know that communication involves speaking, listening and nonverbal behavior
Title: Character Cartoons
Comic Creator Web Address URL:
[CG1] (0-12) 119: PS:C1.10 - learn techniques for managing stress and conflictDigital Tool Description: Comic creator is a student interactive tool that can be found on readwritethink.org. This tool works better with students in grades 4 or higher.
Title: How would you feel?
Cyberbullying Web Address URL:
[TC2] CA2 (9-12) 9: Practice ethical and legal use of technology systems and digital content.Digital Tool Description: This game instructs students on the best way to handle or respond to cyberbullying.
Title: The Barbie doll was unveiled in 1959.
Students explore body image and advertising through an activity where they bring in pictures from magazines that they read and discuss gender representations in the media.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 104: PS:B1.7 - demonstrate a respect and appreciation for individual and cultural differences