A Violence Free Society - Grade 8 Health - Instructional Unit 2

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Enhanced and Updated - October 2015 - This updated instructional unit includes learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options. The storyboard document provides a roadmap of teaching activities and a possible performance assessment for the unit.

Inquiry Questions (Engaging- Debatable):

  • How does a person advocate preventing assaults and violence? (CH09-GR.8-S.4-GLE.4-EO.f,g;IQ.3;RA.1)
  • To what extent do the media foster more violence? (CH09-GR.8-S.4-GLE.4-EO.a,b;N.1)
  • Are laws deterrents to violent behavior? (CH09-GR.8-S.4-GLE.4-EO.g;RA.1)

Concepts: Influences, Advocacy, Inter-personal Communication, Violence, Harassment, Bullying, Pro-social Behaviors, Social Norms, Community, Perceptions, Media, Culture