ELEMENTARY OVERVIEW

GRADES K – 3

 

SECTION 1:  REDEFINING WHO A STRANGER IS

Session A:  45 Minutes

Session B:  45 Minutes

The STOP ABDUCTION curriculum will teach Elementary students to:

  • Understand the function and importance of their 5 Senses and how they contribute to their safety.
  • Understand why their 5 Senses shape their experiences.
  • Recognize the importance of responding to their 5 Senses in order to avoid danger.
  • Describe what strange means to them.
  • Identify strange feelings that are generated from an experience using their navigation system on the inside of them.
  • Understand the importance of asking a trusted adult permission before spending time with someone they know, hardly know or do not know at all.
  • Understand why they should never talk to, help, or go anywhere with someone they do not know.
  • Rehearse practice scenarios.
  • Identify safe strangers.
  • Understand how the use of their senses is limited on the internet and, as a result, they are unable to adequately interpret any prompting from their senses.

SECTION 2:  SELF-DEFENSE

Session A:  45 Minutes

Session B:  45 Minutes

STOP ABDUCTION students will be trained with specially designed “STOP IT NOW” Break-Away moves which combine Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  The Break-Away defense program is designed to educate students on how to break free from a person or a situation that may bring them harm.


SECTION 3:  HOW TO “LIVE SAFE” IN THE WORLD AROUND US

Session A:  45 Minutes

Session B:  45 Minutes

STOP ABDUCTION students will review the above-referenced sections and collaboratively discuss how to incorporate the newly learned skills into their daily lives.

EDUCATORS/FACILITATORS: The purpose of the STOP ABDUCTION curriculum format is to encourage student participation while guiding students to a suggested answer.  This method will increase student participation and improve comprehension capabilities.