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Posted: November 23, 2017

Homework Questions

1. The early stages of dating abuse usually involve one partner gaining control over the other through excessive attention, jealousy, and guilt. Why is this stage often hard for a victim to recognize? How can it lead to more serious forms of abuse?

 

2. Do you think would be difficult to leave an unhealthy relationship? What are some reasons why someone might stay in an unhealthy relationship?

 

 

3. If you saw a friend being abused, or abusing someone else, would you get involved? If you wouldn't help, why not? If you would help, what would you do to help?

Due Date: 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Posted: November 22, 2017

Today we talked about what constitutes a healthy relationship. We discussed what to look for in a strong relationship. Students identified signs of verbal, emotional and physical abuse.

Posted: November 15, 2017

Today we are discussing Coping Skills. We will work in groups to brainstorm what we think we know about stress and how we currently cope with stress.

We are also working on our internet safety group project.

Posted: November 15, 2017

If you missed class on Tuesday we discussed Diversity and information from the http://100people.org website. 

Posted: November 8, 2017

If you missed class today, we talked about essential skills and self image. We learned the traits that people with a high self image exhibit. We also talked about what accomplishements we have achieved thus far and what about us makes us proud to be us!

Posted: November 5, 2017

Grade 9 & 10 syllabus

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Posted: October 26, 2017

If you misssed class today, we discussed the impact of illegal synthetic drugs on the teenage brain and body.

Project: Personal Development and Career Planning

 

Each student will create a tri-fold pamphlet which showcases their knowledge and understanding of one of the following drugs on the teenage brain and body.

 

Your choices are Ecstasy,Ketamine, Meth, Cocaine and crack, Heroin, Marijuana (cannabis), Hash and Hash Oil

 

·                  Must include drug classification (depressant, stimulant, etc.)

·                  List physical effects & physiological effects

·                  Must include short-term & long-term effects

·                  Scientific name & Street names

·                  Medical use (if any)

·                  How it enters the body & different forms (example cocaine & crack cocaine)

·                  At least 3 different statistics

·                  Pictures, pictures, pictures!

 

 

This assignment is due Monday, October 30th, 2017

Due Date: 

Monday, October 30, 2017

Today we talked about Energy Drinks and how they impact your physical health. We also talked about how caffeine can increase anxiety.

 

 

 

Posted: October 18, 2017

Today in class we brainstormed ways to promote and maintain mental health.

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