These lessons are an adaptation of Grade 8 lessons from the Curriculum Healthy Relationships, by Men For Change, Halifax, Nova Scotia, a 53-activity, three-year curriculum designed for teens.
This lesson encourages students to analyze the differences between crime shows in Canada, Britain and the United States.
This lesson looks at the ways in which online gambling draws in youth and increases the risk that they will become problem gamblers.
This lesson looks at the increasing prominence of gambling in the media, particularly movies and television.
This lesson helps students understand how self-image can influence lifestyle choices.
In this lesson students answer a brief questionnaire related to self-image, self-esteem, and advertising, and then work as groups to create and act in mock television commercials that parody advertising techniques.
This lesson helps students become more aware of the media’s role in determining what, and who, are perceived as being cool.
This is the first of three lessons that address gender stereotypes. The objective of this lesson is to encourage students to develop their own critical intelligence with regard to culturally inherited stereotypes, and to the images presented in the media - film and television, rock music, newspapers and magazines.
In this lesson students discuss their online experiences and learn how to minimize the potential risks that may be associated with them.
This lesson lets students take a good look at our society’s pressures to conform to standards of beauty - particularly to be thin - and the related prejudice against being «overweight».