1. Lesson Plan: Needs, Wants, Values, and Goals - Making the Right Decisions

    • Resource ID: 20008
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the differences between their needs, wants, values, and goals. Students will also determine individual short- and long-term goals for personal and professional life as well as develop a personal plan to assist them in achieving their goals.
  2. Lesson Plan: Caregiving 101 - Early Childhood Development

    • Resource ID: 19706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical needs of children ages one through five, review safety standards for child care facilities, and devise three days’ worth of activities that include different developmental strategies.
  3. Lesson Plan: Child Abuse Prevention

    • Resource ID: 19707
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will distinguish between various types of abuse and neglect, determine steps for reporting such acts, and analyze ways of breaking the cycle of abuse.  Students will create a three-dimensional diorama to include strategies to prevent child abuse.
  4. Lesson Plan: We Serve – An Introduction to Family and Community Service

    • Resource ID: 19900
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify various community services, and careers that focus on the needs of families.
  5. Lesson Plan: Who’s in Charge? Peers and Authority Figures

    • Resource ID: 19887
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the positive and negative ways peers can influence others, and demonstrate appropriate responses to authority figures.
  6. Lesson Plan: Components of a Strong Family Unit

    • Resource ID: 19723
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the programs available to help families and create a story book depicting the components of a strong family unit in collaboration with a partner.
  7. Lesson Plan: Why Can’t We Be Friends? - Developing Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19885
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore ways to promote positive friendships, reflect on current relationships, and learn new ways to appreciate diversity.
  8. Lesson Plan: The Impact of Technology on the Family Life Cycle

    • Resource ID: 19924
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will describe the stages of the family life cycle, and predict the impact of technological advances on families throughout the family life cycle.  Students will then formulate a plan for effective management of technology on families throughout their life-time.
  9. Lesson Plan: Family Relationships

    • Resource ID: 20060
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the family's role in relationship development within the family, and determine methods that promote an effective family unit.
  10. Lesson plan: Just Chill, Don’t Stress Out!

    • Resource ID: 20058
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify societal perspectives related to mental health and explain the physiological effects of stress on aging.
  11. Lesson Plan: Introduction to Human Services

    • Resource ID: 20068
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be exposed to all TEKS in the Human Services Practicum Course and explain the connection between CTE and the Human Services career cluster.