MIDDLE SCHOOL OVERVIEW

GRADES 4 – 6

 

SECTION 1:  REDEFINING WHO A STRANGER IS

Session A:   45 Minutes

Session B:   45 Minutes

 

The STOP ABDUCTION curriculum will teach Middle School students to:

  • Understand the importance of their 5 Senses and how they contribute to their safety.  
  • Describe what strange means to them.
  • Identify strange feelings that are generated from an experience with someone that they know, hardly know or do not know at all.
  • Tell a trusted adult when they have a gut feeling about someone or something.
  • Understand the importance of asking a trusted adult permission before spending time with someone they know or hardly know.
  • Understand why they should never talk to, help, or go with a stranger.
  • Understand how the use of their 5 senses is limited on the internet and, as a result, they are unable to adequately interpret any prompting from their senses.
  •  Identify the difference between a “friend” and an online predator.
  •  Learn the importance of appropriate image sharing.
  •  Tell a trusted adult when they are concerned about who a friend is communicating to.

SECTION 2:  SELF-DEFENSE12933128_1106496042741158_9092435280441831199_n

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.