Fort Dodge Community School District

Course Syllabus:

Teen Living is a course designed to prepare students for the personal, family, academic, and social challenges of the high school years. Emphasis is placed on exploring self-management skills that will enable students to become successful high school students.  Some of these include decision making, goal setting, problem solving, and communication. Additional topics explored are relationships, dating, sexuality, and drugs and alcohol.

Prerequisite:  Must be a freshman

Textbook:  Jorgensen/Henderson (1990) Dimensions of Family Life

Units Covered:

  •     Teen Highway
  •     Values and Goals
  •     High School Success
  •     Friendship
  •     Communication
  •     Alcohol and Drugs
  •     Sexual Harassment
  •     Sexuality and Dating


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