Ch 12: Peer Pressure Resources for Teachers

About This Chapter

Help your students get a better understanding of the challenges of peer pressure using the informative teacher resources in this chapter. Share important facts about peer pressure with your students, and use essays, games, activities and role-play ideas to deepen their understanding.

Peer Pressure Resources for Teachers - Chapter Summary

This chapter is filled with fantastic teacher resources you can use to help your students grasp the concept of peer pressure. Resources include lessons that share important statistics and facts about peer pressure as it relates to drugs, drinking, sex, bullying and crime. This chapter also examines causes and effects of peer pressure and its impact in adulthood. Use essay ideas, games, activities and research paper ideas to further strengthen your students' knowledge.

All resources are accessible 24/7 from any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. Navigate them in any sequence, and feel free to use them during your lesson planning periods or class lectures. If you have questions about any topics covered in this chapter, be sure to send them to our experts. In no time, you will be ready to help your students understand peer pressure!

How It Helps

  • Reduces research time: Access to a variety of peer pressure teacher resources in one location significantly reduces the time you spend on research for your lessons.
  • Keeps students engaged: Entertaining games, activities and writing ideas keep your students interested and engaged during your lessons.
  • Improves learning outcomes: This chapter's well-rounded examination of peer pressure enables you to create in-depth lessons that ensure your students have a quality understanding of this concept.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Help your students understand how to deal with peer pressure
  • Incorporate essay ideas, games and activities on peer pressure into your lesson plans
  • Discuss the causes and effects of peer pressure with your students
  • Share statistics and the signs of peer pressure with your students
  • Use role-play in the classroom to better illustrate the concept of peer pressure
  • Teach the relationship between peer pressure and drugs, drinking, bullying, sex and crime
  • Explain to your students how peer pressure can have an impact in adulthood

13 Lessons in Chapter 12: Peer Pressure Resources for Teachers
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How to Deal with Peer Pressure

1. How to Deal with Peer Pressure

Learning to deal with peer pressure is one of the most important things you can do to help yourself succeed emotionally. This lesson gives you some ideas that will help you cope with this complicated issue.

Peer Pressure Essay Ideas

2. Peer Pressure Essay Ideas

Peer pressure is something generations of students have struggled with. A great way to provide students an outlet to explain the consequences of peer pressure in their own words is through essays. This can be an effective tool to assess writing skills, and give students a voice.

Peer Pressure: Causes & Effects

3. Peer Pressure: Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we'll talk about what peer pressure is, some of the causes of peer pressure, and what happens when our friends or peers influence our behavior.

Peer Pressure: Statistics, Examples & Signs

4. Peer Pressure: Statistics, Examples & Signs

Did you know that 90 percent of teens report having experienced peer pressure? In this lesson, we will learn all about peer pressure from statistics and examples. We will also discuss the signs of peer pressure.

Peer Pressure Classroom Role Plays

5. Peer Pressure Classroom Role Plays

Peer pressure is a very real issue for kids in every grade. However, the ability for students to role play out different scenarios can help them find ways to combat this behavior.

Peer Pressure, Drugs & Drinking

6. Peer Pressure, Drugs & Drinking

This lesson will discuss peer pressure, how it is generally defined, and the impact it has on drugs and drinking. Some statistics will be reviewed and strategies for resisting peer pressure will be listed.

Peer Pressure & Bullying

7. Peer Pressure & Bullying

Peer pressure can be a powerful force on the decisions we make. This lesson will review the relationship between peer pressure and bullying, and discuss some strategies available to resist peer pressure.

Peer Pressure & Sex

8. Peer Pressure & Sex

Many factors, including peer pressure, can influence a teen's decision to have sex. In this lesson, we'll explore how peer pressure and perceptions influence teens' sexual behavior.

Peer Pressure & Crime

9. Peer Pressure & Crime

There are many factors that lead individuals to engage in criminal behavior. This lesson reviews the relationship between peer pressure and criminal behavior, particularly in adolescents, and discusses how negative peer pressure can be resisted.

Peer Pressure Games & Activities

10. Peer Pressure Games & Activities

The realities of peer pressure can make for intense classroom discussions. Games and activities are fun ways to teach students how to recognize and respond to peer pressure. This lesson offers a variety of activities and games you can try.

Peer Pressure Research Paper Ideas

11. Peer Pressure Research Paper Ideas

Understanding how peer pressure works can go a long way toward preventing its negative effects. The research paper ideas in this lesson will help your students understand this important topic better.

Adult Peer Pressure

12. Adult Peer Pressure

This lesson looks at whether adult peer pressure is real and, if it is, how it occurs. A definition of peer pressure is given, examples of types that adults may face are provided and means of fighting peer pressure are explained.

Confidence Building Activities for High School Students

13. Confidence Building Activities for High School Students

High school is a crucial time for students to develop confidence in themselves and their abilities. These activities can help bring some confidence building into your classroom.

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