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Abusive Relationships: Get Help, Get Out!

Abusive Relationships: Get Help, Get Out!


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Grade Level Grades 6-12
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards

About This Lesson

“Many teens think an abusive relationship is usually a guy hitting a girl and just beating her,” observes one of the many perceptive teens in this powerful program about abuse in adolescent relationships.What this young woman already knows,and viewers will discover, is that abuse comes in many different forms and it can be hard to recognize.Teenagers of diverse backgrounds,including Native Americans, speak frankly about their experiences with dating violence.What makes this program particularly unique are the stories from a male victim as well as siblings and friends.CCSS: SL.9-10.1, SL.11-2.1


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Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
1 Reviews
March 11, 2016
Very frank conversation about what abuse means, how to recognize it and what to do about it.
June 03, 2013