8/9 Physical and Health Education

Gender Identity

 
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Rationale

In this lesson, students will create a map of their school that evaluates how safe and welcoming its spaces are for trans, two-spirit and gender expansive students. Students will consider how gender identity and expression is influenced by societal expectations. They will also explain and support personal responses to a text. 

 

Curriculum References

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION, 8

  • Big Ideas: Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community.
  • Curricular Competencies: Propose strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying. Propose strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships. Create strategies for promoting the health and well-being of the school and community. Explore and describe the impact of transition and change on identities.
  • Content: Consequences of bullying, stereotyping, and discrimination. Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships.
     

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION, 9

  • Big Ideas: Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community.
  • Curricular Competencies: Analyze strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying. Propose strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships. Create strategies for promoting the health and well-being of the school and community. Explore and describe factors that shape personal identities, including social and cultural factors.
  • Content: Consequences of bullying, stereotyping, and discrimination. Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships.