Choices Teaching Kits

Teacher-approved stories, resources, and worksheets, courtesy of Choices, the health and social-emotional learning magazine for grades 7–12.

Healthy Relationships for Teens

Empower students to make healthy choices in their personal relationships, and provide support for teens who need help with dating and friendship issues

Featured Teaching Kits

Teacher-approved stories, resources, and worksheets for teaching healthy relationships in your classroom, courtesy of Choices, the health and social-emotional learning magazine for grades 7–12 

How To Fight Fair

Conflict resolution is a key skill that students need practice mastering. In this story, they’ll learn useful tips on how to “fight” in a fair and productive way.

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Role Play Graphic Organizer
Students plan and act out a common conflict scenario.
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Common Conflict Scenario Cards
Scenarios to use with the role play activity.
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How to Be a Good Friend

Recent studies show that having just one close friend as a teen–rather than a large group of friends–can lead to a greater sense of self-worth as an adult. This article will give teens tips on how to cultivate strong bonds.

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Thank You For Being a Friend
Students use prompts to express thanks to a close friend.
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You Are Heard
Students take turns being a good listener.
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The Dating Survival Guide

Are we even a thing? Why is this so awkward? What should I say? In this article, we answer the burning questions teens might be too afraid to ask.

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This Is Consent
Students create PSA videos to help explain consent to their peers.
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This Is Consent
Students create PSA videos to help explain consent to their peers.
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Montage Moments
Students create a post breakup plan with healthy coping skills.
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Montage Moments
Students create a post breakup plan with healthy coping skills.
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Glossary

Terms and definitions that pertain to healthy relationships

domestic violence

[noun]

violent or aggressive behavior within the home

consent

[noun]

permission for something to happen or agreement to do something

Explore Other Topics

Discover other free social-emotional learning topics and teaching resources from Choices magazine.

Stress and Anger Management for Students

Learning about what triggers anger can help students manage the emotion.

Stress and Anger Management for Students

Learning about what triggers anger can help students manage the emotion.

Anxiety and Depression in Teens

The number of teens with an anxiety disorder is steadily rising. Read the stories and coping strategies of real teens dealing with anxiety and depression.

Anxiety and Depression in Teens

The number of teens with an anxiety disorder is steadily rising. Read the stories and coping strategies of real teens dealing with anxiety and depression.

Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

Equip your students with tools to surf the internet safely and to maintain a healthy relationship with their phones.

Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

Equip your students with tools to surf the internet safely and to maintain a healthy relationship with their phones.

Civic Engagement and Media Literacy

The web is full of false information. These resources help students evaluate news sources and separate fact from fiction.

Civic Engagement and Media Literacy

The web is full of false information. These resources help students evaluate news sources and separate fact from fiction.

Teaching Anti-Bullying in the Classroom

Empower students to fight bullying in their schools and communities.

Teaching Anti-Bullying in the Classroom

Empower students to fight bullying in their schools and communities.

Teaching Perseverance and Resilience

Rebounding from a mistake can be tough. Here are a few resources to inspire students to face this obstacle head-on.

Teaching Perseverance and Resilience

Rebounding from a mistake can be tough. Here are a few resources to inspire students to face this obstacle head-on.

Goal-Setting for Students

Setting goals can help students establish and maintain healthy behaviors.

Goal-Setting for Students

Setting goals can help students establish and maintain healthy behaviors.

Decision-Making for Teens

For adolescents—and their developing brains—decision making comes down to more than just weighing the pros and cons.

Decision-Making for Teens

For adolescents—and their developing brains—decision making comes down to more than just weighing the pros and cons.

PHOTO CREDITS:

How To Fight Fair: Illustration by Carolyn Ridsdale; Bad Romance: Illustrations by THOMAS PITILLI; How to Be a Good Friend: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images (Stephen Curry & Draymond Green); Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic (Selena Gomez & Taylor Swift); Lisa O’Connor/ZUMAPRESS.com (C-3PO & R2-D2); The Dating Survival Guide: Illustrations by RICHIE POPE