Grade 10

Rewarding Relationships

How can I make sure my relationships are healthy and positive?

"It's complicated" can describe many of our relationships with others, both romantic and otherwise. Add digital devices and social media to the mix, and things get complicated even further. Help students take the first step toward building healthy and rewarding friendships and romantic relationships, both online and off.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Reflect on how their relationships are affected by devices and the internet.
  • Identify the qualities of healthy and rewarding relationships.
  • Use the Feelings & Options thinking routine to brainstorm strategies for navigating challenging relationships.
Key Vocabulary: red flag feeling
red flag feeling:
when something happens that makes you feel uncomfortable, worried, sad, or anxious
Relationships & Communication
This lesson meets standards for Common Core ELACASELAASLand ISTESee standards
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Lesson Plan

45 mins.

What You'll Need

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Classroom resources

  • Lesson Slides
  • Friendships and Boundaries Handout Teacher Version
  • Lesson Quiz

Take-home resources