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This course prepares students to understand human relationships involving individuals and families. Topics include career and workforce preparation, family, parenting, money management, decision-making skills, communication skills, self-awareness, crisis management, and individual roles and responsibilities within the family, community and workforce. This course will strengthen comprehension of concepts and standards outlined in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. Student leadership and competitive events (FCCLA) may be an integral part of the course.

NOTE: By Utah State law, parental or guardian consent is required for a student to participate in human sexuality instruction. State policy states that instruction includes the importance of marriage and the family, abstinence from sexual activity before marriage, and fidelity after marriage. Consult the local school district on its policy regarding the teaching of human sexuality and district approved instructional materials.

GENERAL INFORMATION

COURSE STATE STANDARDS
Adult Roles and Responsibilities Standards
SCOPE AND SEQUENCE/COURSE DISCLOSURE
Adult Roles Scope and Sequence Spring 2009
PERFORMANCE DOCUMENTATION
Adult Roles & Responsibilities
Adult Roles & Responsibilities Summary Score Sheet

STRAND 1
Students will participate in activities that help increase their self-awareness, values, goals, decision making strategies, and career options.

STRAND 1 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Explain how self-concept and self-esteem are built and preserved and how this relates to the perception of individual strengths and weaknesses.
Body Image, 320 Pound Woman from Holland
Building Self-Esteem
Ducks Quack, Eagles Soar
Here Is a Great Life Skill
Motivational Video
Self Concept
Stress Activity Idea
The Ultimate Gift
Ultimate Gift
Ultimate Gift Worksheet
Uniqueness/Self Esteem
Video Ideas for Adult Roles
Watched Pot – Story of Self Worth

Standard 2: Identify personal values and explain how values affect interpersonal relationships.
Instructions and Questions, Etc.
Murder Mystery Explained
Murder Mystery Presentation
Values Commercial Ideas
Values Essay
Values Performance Objective
Values Resource

ARR #2 Performance Objective: Identify four personal values and explain how these values affect behavior and choices.

Standard 3: Classify short- and long-term goals and the steps needed to achieve them.
Goals and Decision Making
Goals and Decisions Project
Goals Lesson Video Clip Links
Instructions and Questions, Etc.
Motivational Video
Murder Mystery Presentation
Murder Mystery Explained

Standard 4: Describe the decision making process, including acceptance of personal responsibility for the consequences of the decision.
6 Important Decisions You'll Make in High School
Decisions
Decision Making 1
Decision Making 2
Decision Making 3
Decision Making Case Studies
Decision Making Note Sheet
Decision Making: Ode to the Zode
Goals and Decision Making

Standard 5: Students will discuss career options and employment skills required in the human services industry.

ARR #3 Performance Objective: Research a Human Services career that includes educational requirements, skill development, and income potential.
Career Investigation
Career Research
Career Websites
Cover Letters Information Sheet
Human Services Career Pathways
Human Services Pathways
Job Interview First Impressions

STRAND 1 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 1 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 2
Students will identify effective communication in interpersonal relationships.

STRAND 2 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Identify various types of communication styles.
Adult Roles and Responsibilities Ideas
Communication in Boys and Girls
Communication Movie Clip Ideas
Communication Video Suggestions
Water Closet Story

ARR #4 Performance Objective: Practice using at least two constructive communication skills.

Standard 2: Identify positive and negative nonverbal communication.
Communication Movie Clip Ideas
Non Verbal Communication Uno Game

Standard 3: Develop positive assertion skills to be used in conflict resolution
Assertive Conflict Resolution

STRAND 2 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 2 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 3
Students will recognize the functions and purposes of responsible dating.

STRAND 3 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Identify and discuss the purposes of dating.
100 Cheap Dates
Creative Dating
Date Ideas
Healthy Dating and Relationship Activities
Inexpensive Dates
Love Language Quiz Girls
Love Language Quiz Guys
Love Language Test
Love Language Test Results
Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day Activities
Valentine’s Day Crossword
What Love Means to a 4-8 Year Olds
Worst First Date Story

Standard 2: List dating behaviors that support personal values, and identify the personal responsibilities associated with dating.
Dating Violence

ARR #5 Performance Objective: Set personal rules/responsibilities related to dating behaviors that support personal values.

Standard 3: Identify the dangers of physical intimacy during dating.
HIV Awareness Game Instructions
I'm Not Hurting You Story
Nation Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Sex Still Has a Price Tag 1
Sex Still Has a Price Tag 2
Sex Still Has a Price Tag - Session 1
Sex Still Has a Price Tag - Video Worksheet 1
Sex Still Has a Price Tag - Video Worksheet 2
Sex Still Has a Price Tag - Video Worksheet Key
Spreading STDs
STDs Freeman
STDs Worksheet
STDs PowerPoint
Teen Pregnancy Results

Standard 4: Define domestic violence, abuse, and various sexual violations including sexual harassment.
Date Violence Info
Dating Violence and Date Rape
Dating Violence Brochure
LINA Curriculum 10_07
No One Will Tell You Worksheet
Rape
STD Activity
STD – Chunky Water Activity

STRAND 3 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 3 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 4
Students will identify the aspects and importance of marriage preparation and identify behaviors that strengthen marital and family relationships.

STRAND 4 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Analyze the importance and process of mate selection.
Adult Roles Marriage Packet
Adult Roles Speaker
Assignments for Marriage Unit
Benefits of Marriage / Divorce License
Marriage Certificate
Mate Selection Engagement Honeymoon
Proposals Mate Selection Vocab
Wedding Ceremony for Adult Roles
Why People Marry

ARR #6 Performance Objective: State your personal beliefs of marriage, and develop a list of characteristics, qualities, and values desired in a marriage partner.

Standard 2: Identify the purposes of the engagement period.
Engagement
Mother of the Bride Evaluations B2
Mother of the Bride Responsibilities
What Does a Wedding Cost

Standard 3:Define marital roles and related issues (e.g., household responsibilities, child care, money management, etc.). Apply methods of conflict resolution as related to marriage, and identify positive characteristics and behaviors of strong marriage relationships.
Adult Roles and Responsibilities Great Link
Family Feud Marital Risks Game
Get Bugs Out of Your Marriage
Getting the Bugs Out of Your Marriage
Great Link for Information About Marriage
Honeymoon
Honeymoon Resolving Conflict
Jacobson’s Marital Roles
Male or Female Story
Marital Risks that Result in Divorce
Marital Roles Role Play
Marriage Day 5
Put Another Log on the Fire
Resolving Conflict
Strong Marriage: George and Laura Bush
Successful In-Law Relationships
The Good Wife’s Guide, 1955
UtahMarriage.org
Wedding Day

Standard 4: List the positive characteristics that affect family relationships throughout the family life cycle.
Adult Roles and Responsibilities Ideas
Christmas 2006 in the Romney Household
Families
Family Forms
Family Life Cycles Family Forms
Family Tree
My Sister’s Keeper Discussion Guide
Sense of a Goose Analogy
Strengthening Families
The Changing Family
Yours, Mine and Ours
Yours, Mine and Ours Video
Yours, Mine and Ours Video Notes

Standard 5: Identify marriage and family financial goals and budget development strategies.
Advertisements
Consumer Websites
Ideas for After State Test
Money and You
Slogan Quiz

ARR #7 Performance Objective: Develop a realistic monthly budget, based upon a set income, which includes savings, housing, utilities, transportation, insurance, clothing, entertainment, and miscellaneous categories.

Standard 6: Identify the effects of divorce and coping strategies.
The Changing Family
Death and Grieving
Death Notes by Mrs. Carey
Divorce
Great Link for Information about Marriage
Marriage and Divorce Statistics in Utah
Marriage Press Release

STRAND 4 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 4 WEB RESOURCES

STRAND 5
Students will identify the various skills and responsibilities of parenting.

STRAND 5 LESSON IDEAS & RESOURCES
Standard 1: Evaluate personal readiness for parenting roles and responsibilities.
Baby Price is Right
Poem to Mom

Standard 2: Explain the human reproductive process, infertility, pregnancy, and steps that lead to a healthy lifestyle.

Standard 3: Explain the birth process and needs of a newborn.

Standard 4: Identify signs and types of child abuse and prevention strategies.

Standard 5: Identify parenting styles, including positive guidance techniques that help children develop positive self-concepts, self-management, and responsibility.
Poem to Mom

STRAND 5 TESTS OR QUIZZES
STRAND 5 WEB RESOURCES

ADDITIONAL GENERAL INFORMATION

ENTIRE COURSE TESTS OR QUIZZES
Adult Roles and Responsibilities 1st Semester Review
Adult Roles and Responsibilities 1st Semester Test
Adult Roles and Responsiblities Final Review
Adult Roles and Responsiblities Final Review Answer Key
Adult Roles and Responsibilities State Test Review
Adult Roles Semester 1 Final
Adult Roles State Practice Test
Adult Roles State Test Review Bingo Terms
ENTIRE COURSE WEB/COURSE RESOURCES
Books for Reading Reports
Consent Form Alternate Assignment Ideas
Dibble Training for Connections: Relationships & Marriage
Free Teaching Tolerance Resources
|High School Counselor Flyer for Adult Roles
Oh the Places You'll Go
Website Idea