Lesson Plans
Values Print

Introduction to Values
Purpose: To introduce and define the concept of values.
Age group: 12-18 years old
Time: 15-20 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Cross-Cultural Exchange
Purpose: To identify valuable components of cultural heritage.
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 30-40 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Drawing Conclusions: An Ice-Breaker
Purpose: To give participants the opportunity to interact with each other and to expose underlying preconceived notions about GLBTQ people
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 45 minutes
Source: Creating Safe Space for GLBTQ Youth: A Toolkit

Family Messages
Purpose: To identify values learned from one's families
Age group: 12-18 years old
Time: 40-50 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Four Corners: A Values Clarification Exercise
Purpose: To encourage teens to clarify and explore their personal attitudes and values and to become comfortable with listening to and understanding opinions different from their own
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 40 minutes
Source: Creating Safe Space for GLBTQ Youth: A Toolkit

Get the Picture?
Purpose: For participants to discover unique things about themselves – what they like and dislike, their qualities and future goals
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 40 to 50 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Hunting for Diversity
Purpose: To meet and learn about people from diverse backgrounds
Age group: 12-18 years old
Time: Session 1: 15 minutes; Session 2: 30-45 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Identifying Skills
Purpose: To encourage the participants to recognize skills they already possess.
Age group: 12-18 years old Time: 30 to 45 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

The River
Purpose: To remind adults of the pressures that teens may be facing
Age group:
Time: 20 to 25 minutes 

Tee Shirt Symbols
Purpose: To identify and display individual strengths
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 35 to 45 minutes 
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Values and Behavior
Purpose: To examine the relationship between values and behavior.
Age Group: 13-18 years old
Time: 35-45 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Values and Decisions
Purpose: To practice aligning decisions with personal values.
Age Group: 13-18 years old
Time: 40-50 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Values Auction
Purpose: To rank the importance of various personal values.
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 30-40 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Values Voting
Purpose: To articulate and explain personal values.
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 30-40 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

What do You Value?
Purpose: To clearly identify things that matter and why.
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 30-40 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

What's Most Important?
Purpose: To become aware of values and priorities.
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 40-50 minutes
Source: Life Planning Education: A Youth Development Program

Who Am I?
Purpose: To get participants thinking about their own identities and how discrimination and privilege affect their life
Age group: 13-18 years old
Time: 40 minutes
Source: Creating Safe Space for GLBTQ Youth: A Toolkit

 
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