Summary - Today we talked about healthy and unhealthy relationship characteristics. Each student drew 5 characteristics / behaviors from a pile of behaviors. The students were to put those behaviors on a stoplight graphic. Red meaning it is a definite 'don't stay in the relationship' cue, yellow meaning that they may like or not like it but it is not important either way, and green meaning it is definitely important in a relationship. This led us to talk about how even many bad relationships have characteristics in the green but we need to identify characteristics that make abusive relationships and know its time to end those relationships.
Homework - Stoplight Worksheet
Objectives - Students will list and identify characteristics that are healthy and unhealthy in a relationship (Standard 1 Core Concepts).
Students will make a pros and cons list to make a choice to prevent violence (Standard 5 Decision Making).
Students will make decisions to match their values regarding relationships (Standard 5 Decision Making)