SERIES 1: CHOOSE FRIENDSHIP
Character Trait: Friendship
I will choose good people for friends. Understanding that friendship is a two-way street and that in order to have a friend I need to be a friend will help me as I form relationships during my adolescent and teen years.
Students will identify what qualities are most important to them in a friendship, in family relationships, in a romantic relationship, and in a marriage relationship. Students will understand that it is important to have a strong foundation built of trust and shared values in order to have long-lasting successful relationships, including their future marriage. Students will briefly discuss the reality of divorce, while keeping the focus of the lesson on the positive attributes of a lasting marriage relationship.
Discover what qualities are most important to them in a future spouse
Understand the importance of establishing a strong foundation in relationships
Briefly discuss divorce
Understand how avoiding the risk of premature pregnancy and STDs by practicing abstinence can secure a better marriage and help to build a stronger foundation for great relationships