Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections Assignment                          (top)

Description or Theme Questions
References Hotlist
Rubric  

 

Description or Theme: You will be working on a group project (3-4 in a group).  Each group member should be assigned a job.  The following is a list of jobs necessary in order to complete the assignment.  Research person-gather information on the STD/STI and narrow the information down to what is specifically related to the assignment.  Computer person-person familiar and comfortable on working with computers.  Creative/Idea person- person responsible for creating a presentation, responsible for art work, pictures, brochures, etc...  Review/Recall person-person responsible for review/recall during presentation. Presenter-may involve the entire group, actual presentation to the class, make sure all parts are included, time limit 10-15 minutes.

Your group will be assigned a specific STD/STI.  You will be given two days in the library to research information on the internet, a hot list will be provided, and books will be pulled out by the librarian..

After you gather the information your group must create and present the information to the class.  You must provide a copy of the information to the class in either a flyer or brochure format (other ideas may be approved by the teacher).  Your presentation must involve everyone in the group and must include a visual aide (poster, pictures, drawings, power point, etc…) that must be approved by the teacher.  Your presentation may include a summary of information, review, game, or any method approved by the teacher.  The presentation must be a minimum of ten minutes to a maximum of fifteen (other times may be approved in advance). 

     You must provide information on whether the disease is a bacteria or a virus, signs and symptoms, types of transmission and any treatment or cure.  If there is a target age for the disease it should be provided and any appropriate and approved pictures may be provided.  Information on the amount of people acquiring the disease, percentages or any facts indicating how communicable the disease is in the United States or World Wide.  This will help provide information regarding the dangers of promiscuous or unsafe behaviors.  Remember to list all your sources.                                    (top)

Questions:  Make sure the following questions can be answered on your flyer or brochure:

Make sure the following questions can be answered in your presentation:

     *Each group member will be given a rubric with the above questions.  They will answer each question with a yes or no answer, an explanation, and a rating of 1-5 on how they feel the answer was covered (5 being the best).                     (top)

     The group may use the following references, or any other reference with the teachers approval:

o       American Social Health Association

      http://www.ashastd.org/

o       Sexually Transmitted Disease Statistics 

          Sexually Transmitted Diseases    

           Condoms and sexually transmitted disease   

 http://content.health.msn.com                                                                                                                             

o       Friends First

       http://www.friendsfirst.org

       http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/index.html

       http://www.cdcnpin.org/std/start.htm

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

http://dir.yahoo.com/Health/Diseases_and_Conditions/Sexually_Transmitted_Diseases__STDs_/

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 Rubric

The individual student and group work will be evaluated by the following criteria:

     1.   Did your group verify if the sexually transmitted disease/infection is a virus or bacteria?

     Yes        No           

Explain:

 

      2.  Did your group summarize the signs and symptoms of this particular sexually transmitted disease/infection?

     Yes        No          

Explain:

 

             3.     Did your group illustrate the dangers of acquiring this particular sexually transmitted disease/infection?

      Yes        No           

Explain:

       

      4.   Did your group provide statistics or records indicating the amount of people acquiring this particular sexually transmitted disease/infection?      

Yes        No           

Explain:

 

                5.   Did your group justify the information provided through a list of sources?      

Yes        No           

Explain:

       

  6.  Did your group make recommendations to help reduce the chance of acquiring that particular sexually transmitted disease/infection?

      Yes        No           

Explain:

     

Make sure the following questions can be answered in your presentation:

         7.  Did your group design a creative presentation communicating the importance of preventing the transmission of sexually transmitted disease/infections?

     Yes        No           

Explain:

 

                8.  Did your group provide any recall or review on the information provided?

     Yes        No           

Explain:  

 

        9.  Did each group member clearly illustrate the information provided to the class?

     Yes        No           

Explain:

 

     

 

               10.  How would you evaluate your participation with the group?

                                     1    2    3    4    5  

Job:

Explain:

 

                              11.   How would you evaluate each member of your group's participation?

Name:                     1    2    3    4    5  

Job:

Explain:

 

                              12.  How would you evaluate each member of your group's participation?

Name:                     1    2    3    4    5  

Job:

Explain:

      

                   13.  How would you evaluate each member of your group's participation?

Name:                         1    2    3    4    5  

Job:

Explain:

      

                    14.  How would you evaluate each member of your group's participation?

Name:                         1    2    3    4    5  

Job:

Explain:

 

                                       15.    How would you evaluate this project?

                                      1    2    3    4    5

                  Explain: 

 

 

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