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Peer Pressure Discuss this eTheme.

These sites focus on teaching older students how to combat peer pressure. Read examples of peer pressure and help students discover ways to deal with it. Includes topics such as pressure to try drugs, alcohol, and other risky situations. There are links to eTheme Resources on the dangers of smoking, doing drugs, character education, and teen issues.

Grades

  • 6,
  • 7,
  • 8,
  • 9,
  • 10,
  • 11,
  • 12

Links

This 24-slide PPT provides information for helping adolescents deal with peer pressure.
This 12-page PDF lesson provides role-playing activities for middle school students to learn about resisting peer pressure.
This 7-page DOC lesson provides role-playing activities for upper elementary students to learn about resisting peer pressure.
This 8-page PDF lesson plan provides a lesson plan for teaching middle school students about peer pressure.
This blog provides eight strategies for helping your child handle peer pressure. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
This site provides tips for teaching children to resist peer pressure, with specific tips for various ages.
This site helps kids learn to deal with the pressure of relating to their peers.
This blog provides six tips for helping your kids deal with peer pressure. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site provides strategies, with corresponding examples for how to avoid peer pressure. Additionally, it provides tips for how to respond to tactics when peers to continue to pressure them.
This site provides a lesson designed to teach students how susceptible they are to peer pressure. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
This 2-page PDF provides a lesson for teaching elementary students about peer pressure.
This article helps children learn about peer pressure and the strategies to use when confronted with a difficult decision. Use the links at the bottom of the page or click the arrow for more information. NOTE: This site contains a banner ad.
This informative article discusses the changes adolescents go through and how peer pressure can affect them.
Young adults tell about peer pressure and alcohol.
Click on "Health" and then "Drug Abuse" to access this page. Students can watch this short movie with Tim and Moby to learn about drugs and peer pressure to try them. NOTE: The website is available by subscription only.
This site is about peer pressure and smoking. Learn what to say if you are being pressured into smoking. Includes animated videos created by students to discourage others from smoking.
This lesson plan uses Robert Frost's poem "The Road Not Taken" to teach about peer pressure.
This site has an interactive quiz, activities, and lesson plans about peer pressure and resistance skills.
These sites explain the effects of different types of drugs, including alcohol, tobacco, heroin, and cocaine. Learn tips for saying "no" to drugs and the dangers of using these addictive substances. Includes online quizzes, games, and movies.
This video provides tips for how to teach your kids about peer pressure. (Total Running Time 3:34). NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
These sites deal with character development in children. Read about character education in stories and do some class activities to teach children about making good choices. There is a printable pledge for students to sign. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on peer pressure.
These sites are about common issues that teens face, such as drinking and driving, gangs, television influences, and suicide. Read statistics about each of these issues and tips on how to cope. There is also information about conflict resolution and links to eThemes Resources on AIDS/HIV, drugs, smoking, and peer pressure.
These sites explain the negative consequences of smoking. Includes how tobacco endangers your health and the high costs of cigarettes. Learn the ingredients in a cigarette and why nicotine is addictive. There is information about Kick Butts Day, which takes place April 2, plus tips on how to stop smoking. Includes movies, illustrations, lesson plans, and classroom activities. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on drugs.

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