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CTE/Education & Training Curriculum Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Lesson Plans

Strand 1

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

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.
  • Character & Integrity
    Students will learn qualities that build character and integrity.
  • Depression/Suicide
  • Labeling
    Characteristics of labeling and how to avoid being predjudiced.
  • Labeling
    Labeling can have a negative or positive affect on someone. We need to be careful not to label people but take the time to actually get to know the person.
  • M&F Chapter 9 - Parenting Readiness
  • Reasons for choosing to be a parent.
  • Experiencing pregnancy and parental roles.
  • Theories of child socialization and discipline.
  • Evaluation of personal readiness for parenting roles and responsibilities.
  • Weighing costs and benefits of becoming a parent.
  • How job demands and financial readiness affect personal readiness.
  • Children have an impact on the marital relationship.
  • Identify parenting roles of fathers and mothers.
  • Emphasize the differences between and the importance of motherhood and fatherhood.
  • Self Concept
    Students will understand how self-concept and self-esteem are built and preserved and how it relates to the perception of individual strengths and weaknesses.
  • Self-Concept
    Students will learn how they can build their self-esteem.
  • Self-Management Unit
    This unit includes: Using Self-Concept, Character & Integrity, Labeling, Values, Goals and Decision Making.
  • Self-esteem
    Self-concept is made up of several things. People with a high self-concept and self-esteem seem to do well in the world. They are people who believe they can be successful. They are able to perform well at work and they get along well with others in all relationships. We must all learn to emphasize our strengths and positive traits.
  • Stereotyping/Labeling
    A group activity designed to show prejudicial attitudes concerning stereotypical groups of people that we often generalize as being alike.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialists - Lola  Shipp or Ashley  Higgs and see the CTE/Education & Training website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA  LONGHURST.

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