6th grade curriculum

6th Grade Curriculum Outline

6th grade is the first year of middle school, which corresponds to the entrance into the pre-teen years as well as puberty. So what does our 6th-grade curriculum include? Our 6th-grade curriculum is spread over three days and includes several topics. To begin, our educators will address topics that students are familiar with, such as building friendships, internet safety, and puberty. Then, students will learn about topics such as anatomy, pregnancy, and goal setting. In addition, the program will focus on healthy decision-making.

In addition, all our content is age-appropriate, free of any explicit material. At the end of each day, students receive short and simple homework to complete with the assistance of a trusted adult. For instance, it could be a parent, a teacher, or an older sibling.

Day 1 – 6th Grade:

  • Celebrating similarities as well as differences
  • Characteristics of a healthy friendship
  • Power of words
  • Setting boundaries
  • Toxic friendships defined
  • Internet safety

Day 2 – 6th Grade:

  • Simple reproductive anatomy overview
  • Puberty changes explained
  • Biology of conception (a general overview as well as age-appropriate)
  • Total body health – physical, mental, emotional, social

Day 3 – 6th Grade:

  • Responding to the body’s changes
  • Hygiene during puberty
  • Understanding emotional needs
  • Feelings versus behaviors
  • Decision making and goal setting for the future

Handouts we Provide:

Homework Day 1 Worksheet

Homework Day 2 Worksheet

Toxic Friends Worksheet

Real Friendship Worksheet

Responding to Body Changes Worksheet

Body Hygiene Worksheet

Decision Making and My Future Worksheet

What is Pure Freedom?

The Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) educational model is a national movement to encourage teens to wait for sex. It stands on the truth that delaying sex until marriage provides men and women with the greatest chance at optimal physical health, successful relationships, and socioeconomic stability. Pure Freedom utilizes this model to not only help students understand what real love is, but also how to create boundaries that protect them and their peers, how to identify abuse, how the human body works, how STDs spread, and ultimately, how beyond-valuable they are.

For more information on this program, or if you have any questions, feel free to email us at purefreedom@lifelinemo.org. You can also give us a call at 660-665-3059.