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(Although this lesson is part of an 8 lesson unit, it can be purchased as a stand alone lesson if needed)


***Comprehensive Sexual Education Lesson 7 Contains the Following:

  • 2 Lesson Slide Decks
    • Option 1: Intro to lesson with instructions for students to complete the Communication Skills Interactive Google Slide Deck Activity
    • Option 2: Direct Instruction slide deck on Communication Skills and Consent


  • Exit Ticket
  • Kahoot


What You Get When Upon Download

  • Lesson 7: Communication Skills and Consent "Ticket" that includes the following:
    • Force Copy Link to Both Lesson Slide Decks Options.
    • All other lesson activities are linked within the slide deck.



  • Slides 13-24 in product preview are of the Communication Skills Digital Interactive Activity. This activity is included in your purchase of the Comprehensive Sexual Education Unit on a separate ticket.
  • If you did not purchase the entire unit, rather the lesson al la carte, (Slides 13-24) are not included in your purchase and must be purchased separately. See slide 26-60 for what IS included in your purchase.


Lesson 7: Communication Skills and Consent 

(10 slides + 13 slides for interactive slide deck) OR (36 slides if using direct instruction slide deck)

  • CA State Standard Addressed (adjust to match your state standard)
    • Grades Seven – Eight
      • 4.5.S Describe characteristics of effective communication.
      • 4.6.S Differentiate between passive, aggressive, and assertive communication.
    • High School
      • 4.1.G Analyze how interpersonal communication affects relationships.
  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • Know the three parts to effective communication.
    • Identify the four styles of communication.
    • Define consent and understand your personal rights.
  • Terms Addressed: speaking skills, pitch, volume, emphasis, rate and speed, listening skills, body language, styles of communication, passive, aggressive, assertive, passive aggressive, consent, age of consent.
  • Activities Included: 
    • Styles of Communication Video
    • Consent Tea Video
    • Consent Examples Padlet
    • Exit Ticket
    • Kahoot 
  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher.


Description of the Communication Skills Interactive Google Slide Deck Activity 

(included in separate ticket - not this download)

    • Assignment Goal:
      • This is a simple, clear, and direct assignment that aims to inform students of communication skills that consist of speaking, listening, and body language. It also addresses the 4 styles of communication: passive, aggressive, passive aggressive, and assertive.
    • What's Included
      • A total of 12 slides + 1 PDF document, 5 embedded videos, & lots of GIFs.
        • Slide 1 - The assignment title page with instructions along the margins to help students navigate the Google Slides. Cute design that gets student's attention!
        • Slide 2 - Students are instructed to drag the interactive circle over the method of communication that they are currently using the most.
        • Slide 3 - Students are instructed to click on each of the 3 parts of communication to learn more and complete the lesson activities. There are also some fun facts that pop up on the screen.
        • Slide 4 - All about speaking skills. Students are directed to watch 3 YouTube videos that depict the meaning of pitch, volume, emphasis, prolong, and rate.
        • Slide 5 - Students are asked 4 questions about speaking skills.
        • Slide 6 - All about listening skills. Students are prompted to click on linked PDF that defines each of the listening skills: pay attention, withhold judgment, reflect, clarify, summarize, and share.
        • Slide 7 - Students are instructed to watch a YouTube video clip that illustrates active listening. They are asked 2 questions about listening skills related to the video.
        • Slide 8 - All about body language! Students are introduced to the 3 body language components: facial expressions, gestures, and posture. They are instructed to continue clicking through to the next slide to complete the lesson activity.
        • Slide 9 - Tapping into a deeper DOK level, students are given a role as a hiring manager. They are asked to choose a person they would hire based on their body language.
        • Slide 10 - Introduces the 4 styles of communication: Passive, Aggressive, Passive Aggressive, and Assertive. An informative YouTube video is linked for them to view to get a better understanding of the 4 styles of communication.
        • Slide 11 and 12 - Students are presented with a scenario of a conversation between two friends. They are asked to identify the style of communication that is taking place. On slide 12 students are asked to rephrase the "response" to be more assertive.
        • Slide 13 - Summary slide. Students are asked to identify the 3 parts of communication (speaking, listening, and body language). They are also asked to identify the 4 styles of communication (passive, aggressive, passive aggressive, and assertive).
        • PDF Document Page 1 - Listening Skills: The 6 Active Listening Skills are defined. 6 GIFs are included for a visual.


Everything is fully editable to meet your student needs!


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Total Pages

46 pages

L7: Communication Skills and Consent

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