Welcome English Language Arts Teachers!
This section includes a series of lesson plans that are designed to integrate sexual education topics into the curriculum for the English Language Arts.
This section discusses sexuality with respect to the following topics:
Additional ideas for ELA lessons include:
-Have students read novels or texts with topics related to same and opposite sex relationships, HIV and AIDS, love and stereotypes. Have a discussion about attitudes, values, beliefs and behaviours of the characters in relation to their own lives.
-Have students do creative writing exercises on the subjects listed above.
-Analyse graffiti (often found in washrooms) or jokes related to sexuality. Have them reflect on the reasons behind these messages and their effects.
-Have a debate on jealousy with the following proposition: “Jealousy is a sign of love.”