SERIES 2

Lesson 6 

CHOOSE KNOWLEDGE

Abstinence from sexual activity until marriage is the only sure way to prevent STDs.  

SERIES 2: CHOOSE KNOWLEDGE

Character Trait: Compassion

Compassion involves understanding why someone else is experiencing physical or emotional pain and wanting to help them with that pain.

LESSON:

By discussing the most common STDs, youth will gain an understanding of the emotional, psychological, and health risks of being sexually active. The students will receive medically accurate information and will be given an opportunity to discuss their concerns and questions. Students will understand the importance of maintaining personal sexual activity boundaries.


Students will:

  • Identify the most common STDs and their symptoms, possible consequences, and treatment

  • Understand how STDs are spread

  • Define "compassion"

  • Realize that avoiding sexual activity is the only 100% effective method of avoiding STDs or pregnancy.