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Roadblocks to Development

Time Frame

1 class periods of 70 minutes each

Group Size


Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Character


Vikki Masters


Teenagers may face challenges that impede, delay or interrupt normal developmental tasks. By identifying those challenges, teenagers can then become aware of how to get back on track to the developmental tasks needed to become mature adults.


  • Bell Ringer Cards for each student
  • License Plate Template Handout
  • License Plate Ballot Handout
  • License Plate PowerPoint Presentation
  • Masking Tape
  • Markers
  • Crayons
  • Candy or some other type of reward
  • Roadblocks to Development Study Guide Handout
  • Roadblocks to Development PowerPoint Presentation
  • Road Map of Life Assignment Handout
  • White Paper for each student - 11x17 size

Intended Learning Outcomes

Identify developmental tasks and challenges that occur during the teenage years and conditions that can impede, delay, or interrupt these tasks.

Instructional Procedures

Teacher and student step-by-step instructions are found below in the "Roadblocks to Development Lesson Plan" attachment.

Assessment Plan

Students will participate in two evaluations today. One is the personalized license plate activity. No grade will be given, but assessments will be done according to the student's work displayed. The second evaluation will be the road map of life assignment. Students are to take that home and complete it. The road map assignment will be due next class period and will be graded according to the specifications on the assignment sheet.


Teen Living Curriculum Guide from the Utah State Office of Education

Created: 04/25/2012
Updated: 02/24/2021