sex education outline

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Steven Dooley EN100 November 25, 2007 Outline I. INTRODUCTION A. Sex education is the process of acquiring information and forming attitudes and beliefs about sex, sexual identity, relationships and intimacy. Sex education is also about developing young people's skills so that they make informed choices about their behaviour, and feel confident and competent about acting on these choices. It is widely accepted that young people have a right to sex education, partly because it is a means by which they are helped to protect themselves. B. I feel that comprehensive sex education should be increased in schools around the country in an effort to fend against the heightened rate of teen pregnancy. II. BODY A. Comprehensive sex education stresses abstinence and includes age- appropriate, medically accurate information about contraception. Comprehensive sex education is also developmentally appropriate, introducing information on relationships, decision-making, assertiveness, and skill building to resist social/peer pressure,
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Unformatted text preview: depending on grade-level. B. It should be left to the parents to teach their children about sex. If it is taught in schools, the children might come home and ask the parents about something and the parents might not know how to answer it. C. Kids arent being taught sex education in the household because the parents and children feel uncomfortable talking about it. D. Too many people are getting STDs at a young age. If comprehensive sex education was taught to them in high school or junior high, they might have been taught how to avoid getting STDs. E. Too many teenagers are getting pregnant. III. CONCLUSION A. Comprehensive sex education should be taught in schools for children who have just hit puberty or are in the stage of wonder. B. Comprehensive sex education should be taught from junior high to high school ages of teenagers. C. If comprehensive sex education was taught in schools, I feel the rate of teenagers getting pregnant, and getting STDs will lessen....
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