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Secondary 1

At Dunman Secondary School, the following lessons from the Growing Years Programme will be taught in 2018:

Secondary 1

UNIT LESSONS / DURATION LESSON OBJECTIVES
At the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to:
TIME PERIOD
The Real Self
(Part 1)
1
(60 mins)
  • know how one’s perception of his body is linked to personal experiences and the sources of information that are taken in
  • recognise that one’s self-perception is influenced by his perception of his body
  • know strategies to develop healthy/positive perception of one’s body.
Term 1 Week 10
Lessons about Love
(Part 1)
2
(60 mins)
  • recognise the importance of cultivating friendships with members of the same and opposite sex
  • recognise what constitutes healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • recognise the influence of peers on oneself and one’s value system
  • distinguish between various types of love
  • know that the underlying value for healthy relationships is respect
Term 2 Week 1
3
(60 mins)
  • recognise the importance of developing a friendship before committing to a romantic relationship
  • recognise what dating involves
  • know the different levels of physical intimacy in a relationship
  • know that certain public displays of affection are not considered appropriate behaviour in our society
  • recognise that it is important to seek their family’s views, beliefs and expectations with regard to dating and romantic relationships in teenage years
Term 2 Week 2
“Familiar”
Strangers Alert
(Part 1)
4
(60 mins)
  • reflect on the reasons for people to use social networking sites to make friends or to engage their existing friends
  • know the usefulness and dangers of making friends over social networking platforms
  • recognise that the media can influence the way people think, feel and behave
  • identify ways to protect themselves from negative influences from the media
Term 2 Week 4
5 - Part 1
(30 mins)
  • know the physiological, psychological and social impact of sexual abuse on the individual
  • recognise the provision of Singapore laws that serves to protect teenagers from sexual perpetrators and persecute those who have committed such crimes
  • identify sources to seek help and support
Term 2 Week 5
5 - Part 2
Main Task
(30 mins)
Description of the Main Task:
  • Students are to work on the main task in groups of 4 or 5
  • Groups will describe how the media can influence relationships (with self, peers, and the opposite sex)
  • Groups can choose to present this in the form of a song, short 1-min video, rap, poster or any other preferred mode
  • To assess learning, teachers may want students to submit a short write up to describe their work or a personal reflection after the main task.
Term 2 Week 5