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Staying Safe 1. Journal: If I were a new student at a different school, I would like to be treated….. 2. Story/Discussion 3. Notes 4. Test Questions 5. Game?!?! Staying Safe Story: Turn to page #15 in your packet. Listen to the story. Be ready to discuss answers to the questions on page #15. Staying Safe 1. When I read about Shanedra’s babysitting job, before I got to the ride home, how were you feeling? 2. How did your feelings change when you heard what Mr. Mitchell said to Shanedra? Staying Safe Sexual Harassment is defined as: Making unwanted sexual advances, asking for sexual contact, and using words or gestures in a sexual way that offends someone. It is usually done by a person who has some kind of “power” over another person- like a boss or older person you know- but it can also happen between fellow students. Staying Safe DiscussionContinued: 3. Does Mr. Mitchell have any power over Shanedra? What kind? 4.How is Mr. Mitchell’s request of Shanedra a violent act? Staying Safe 5. Bribery is when someone tries to force someone else to do something by promising a positive result. Did Mr. Mitchell bribe Shanedra? What did he promise her? 6. What might Shanedra be thinking? What might she be feeling? Staying Safe 7. Sometimes when people are harassed or abused sexually, they report feeling shame, guilt and embarrassment. Do you think Shanedra should feel guilty for what Mr. Mitchell said? Do you think she should feel embarrassed or ashamed? What do you think Mr. Mitchell should feel? Staying Safe At your table, discuss this: What do you hope Shanedra does in this situation to keep herself safe? Be ready to report your tables’ answer for the rest of the class. Staying Safe- Notes Turn to page #16 in your packet. Being able to think and use methods to keep ourselves safe is not easy when we are frightened. The following are steps to help us stay safe from harassment and abuse. Can you draw a picture for each one in your packet? Staying Safe Notes 5 ways to staying safe: 1. Trust your “uh-oh” voice. (If you think something is wrong, it usually is) 2. Walk away. (It is the most powerful way to control yourself and get out of the situation) 3. Say “NO!” loudly and clearly. 4. RUN to a safe place. 5. TELL- we are taught to listen to adults and behave a certain way. It is illegal for an adult to sexually harass or abuse a child. It is okay to tell a trusted adult in this situation. Staying Safe- Test Questions Beable to list the 5 ways to Staying Safe on the test!
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