Course Map for

ADULT ROLES

Updated on Friday, May 13th 2011

Month

Content

Skills

Assessment

August-

September

Self Esteem, Understanding self, Respect for others, Values, Character

Rope challenge, Self esteem definitions, IALAC, Life maps, Label game, Forced choice values, Boundary breaking, Trust falls, Chapters 22, 23, & 1 Assignments

-3 Short answer quizzes

-One 20 minute oral presentations on topic related to class material

October

Values continued, Friendships,

Dating introduction

Values collage, Values choice walk, Kidney machine, Envelope compliments, Most memorable dates, Dates and restaurants, Why Date?, Dating assignment, Chapters 17 & 18

-2 short answer quizzes

-Oral presentations on topic related to class material

-Journals

November

Dating, Creative Dates, Dating Violence, Breakups,

Suicide, Stress

Dating role play

Dating panel boys and girls

Do's and Doníts in dating

Relationship maps

Letting go

Stress packets

"Suicide notes"

Relaxation exercises

Cycle of Abuse,

Chapter 8

Infant simulator introduction

-1 short answer quiz

-Panel responses

-"Most stressful experience" paper

-Journals

-Infant Simulators

December

Decision Making

Love vs. Infatuation

Teen Pregnancy

Life choices that count,

Define love and infatuation,

Love attitudes inventory,

Love quotient,

Love scale questionnaire

Chapter #19

-1 short answer quiz

-Decision making panel

-Love vs. Infatuation quiz

-Journals

-Infant Simulators

January

Teen pregnancy,

 

 

 

Sexually transmitted diseases,

 

 

Communication

"It only takes once", Pros and cons

Emotional and financial readiness

Sexually transmitted disease review

Sexually transmitted disease pre-test

Chapter 20

-1 short answer quiz

-Teen pregnancy response paper

-Decision making panel

-Aids pre-test and post-test

Journals

February

Communication cont.

Preparation for marriage

Engagement

Communication test, "I" statements, feelings, verbal/non-verbal, personal space, "Case Against Living Together", Mate I'd like, Maturity for marriage, Love language, Emotional and financial readiness for marriage

-2 short answer quizzes

-Space invaders

-Proposals in class

-Non- verbal day

-Wedding/ Honeymoon Assignments

-Journals

March

Class Weddings

Career choices

Job Interviews

Resumes and Cover letters

Getting a Job

Aptitudes,

5 Best careers

How to write a resume

How to write a cover letter

Do's and doníts in job interviews

"Ouch Questions",

Marriage Assignment

Apartment shopping and Grocery shopping, Monthly Budget

-2 short answer quizzes

-Aptitude test

-Resume and cover letters

-Job Interviews

-Marriage Assignment

-Journals

April

Banking- Credit, Savings, Debt, Checking,

Marriage- creating a successful marriage

"Loving relationships",

Credit case studies,

Recognizing the cycle of abuse, "Tracy Thurman" Story, Abuse response.

-2 short answer quizzes

-Marriage test

-Oral presentations on subjects related to class material

-Teen Divorce response

-Journals

May-June

Divorce- Avoiding and coping with

 

 

 

Parenting- Skillful parenting, pregnancy, labor and delivery, child age appropriate discipline, child abuse,

Advertising

Consumerism

Taxes

A case of teen divorce,

Marriage destinies,

 

Use of Chapter 32, 33 & 34

 

 

Advertising-How they persuade, Cleo winners,

Tax forms- 1040EZ, and 1040A

-3 short answer quizzes

-Divorce response paper

-Oral presentations related to class subjects

-State Core Final Exam- (Scoring 80% or higher will award a state competency certificate).

-Final Paper

-Journals