Strand 3 Standard 2
1 class periods of 70 minutes each
The students will learn three main ideas: Being a member of a group brings a sense of belonging and can raise self-esteem. Do not succumb to negative peer pressure. Find groups to be a part of that strengthen your values, not go against them.
How a group might positively or negatively influence a teenager's life. Discuss the various aspects of group association - peer pressure, gang membership and substance abuse.
Teacher and student step-by-step instructions are found below in the "Group Association Lesson Plan" attachment.
Encourage the students to participate in both activities and in discussions throughout the class period. There will be no homework for this lesson.