Students with a spade or club (black card) get a "sour face" at the end of their book date (a warhead candy). Next time, we'll get to squeeze in more rotations since I won't have to take time explaining how it works.
Begin the class with a discussion of the important points covered in the reading.
Instruct students to take notes on key concepts while they are reading the material, with an eye towards new information and information they feel is important for their peers to know about dating violence.
Additional resources: Printable Speed Dating notes sheet (free from Librarian Vickie at TPT) Other ways to speed date with books: "Book Speed Dating"--The Mighty Little Librarian-- This one is very similar to mine, except in this one, the students stay put and move the boxes of books. This one gives alternatives to calling it "Speed Dating" and provides links to book speed dating-related printables.
"Building Our To-Read Lists: Book Speed Dating" by Sharp Read-- Same concept with younger students.
The class can be divided into teams, with each team being responsible for a section of the Web site. Objectives: Option 1: Students view the PBS In the Mix video "Twisted Love: Dating Violence Exposed," followed by a discussion of the important points covered in the video.
Their challenge will be to design and publish a Web site for other teens to find information on the subject.
"The New Normal" Series Discussion Guide For grades 7-12. This guide includes materials for "Living With Change," "Get The News? This lesson is a fun, creative, and practical way to help students identify situations and practice refusal skills when it comes to issues dealing with sexuality.
" and "Dealing With Differences," with profiles of teens featured in the program, activities that promote research and reflection, and suggestions for helping students develop media literacy, coping, and decision-making skills. "Best Birthday Present Ever" Lesson Plan For grades 7-9.
Students complete a crossword puzzle of smoking facts by finding answers online, then use the information to plan a schoolwide smoking information campaign. Students investigate the coaching of their favorite sport through research, live or video viewing, and in-person interviews, then "coach" the rest of the class on the sport's essential skills.
The lesson culminates in a discussion of why sports activity should be an important part of teens' lives. Designed to be used in a classroom or youth group setting, this activity heightens youth's awareness of physical activity and sports in the movies and on television, while also encouraging to become critical movie and TV viewers.
I went through the Power Point slides, introducing speed dating and how it relates to our book speed dating activity. After all the "dating" has finished, each student will choose a playing card from the middle of the tables.