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1 Building Healthy Relationships Chapter 6Building Healthy RelationshipsLesson 3Your Friendships and Peer PressureClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 6 AssessmentTeacher’s notes are available in the notes section of this presentation.Next >>
2 A relationship with someone you know, trust, and regard with affection friendshipacquaintanceSomeone you see occasionally or know casuallyClick to reveal the definitions.When both sides in a conflict agree to give up something in order to reach a solution that satisfies everyonecompromise
3 People close to your age who are a lot like you peersPeople close to your age who are a lot like youpeer pressureThe influence that your peer group has on youClick to reveal the definitions.assertive responseA response that declares your position strongly and confidently
4 In this lesson, you will be able to explain why friends are important.identify the characteristics of good friendship.recognize ways of keeping friendships strong.apply decision-making skills to resist peer pressure.
5 Identifying Cause and Effect After reading this lesson, write a list of ways to build strong friendships.
6 A strong friendship takes time to develop. Friends Are ImportantA strong friendship takes time to develop.friendship A relationship with someone you know, trust, and regard with affectionYour friends are usually people who live near you or who like the same things you do. Friends also usually have similar values.Strong friendships are a building block for social health.
7 In time, an acquaintance may become a friend. Friends Are ImportantIn time, an acquaintance may become a friend.acquaintance Someone you see occasionally or know casuallyStrong friendships take time to develop.Some people have only one close friend, while others have several.Having friends teaches you to communicate, work out problems, and compromise.Friendships let you share your life, the good and the bad, with people you know well.Strong friendships are a building block for social health.
8 Traits of a Good Friend Trust Caring Respect Loyalty Trust: Good friendships are based on honesty.Caring:True friends care about each other’s well-being.Respect:Good friends respect each other’s differences and treat each other as equals.Loyalty:True friends stay together in good times and bad.
9 Building FriendshipsMaking new friends can be difficult.Try joining groups who have interests similar to yours.
10 Tips for Building Friendships Spend more time with your friends.Identify problems and try to resolve them.Communicate openly and honestly.Be there when your friends need you.Encourage your friends to go for their goals.
11 Knowing When to Compromise When disagreements happen, friends are willing to compromise.compromise When both sides in a conflict agree to give up something in order to reach a solution that satisfies everyoneBeing friends with someone does not guarantee that you will never have disagreements. Reaching a compromise is about finding a way to meet in the middle.If a friend asks you to do something you know is wrong, you should always be firm and say no.You should not compromise when you have to act against your values or if you might end up harming yourself or others.
12 Most of your friends are probably your peers. Peer PressureMost of your friends are probably your peers.peers People close to you in age who are a lot like youPeer pressure can be positive or negative.Sometimes teens worry about what their friends think about them. Your friends’ opinions can affect how you act.peer pressure The influence that your peer group has on you
13 Negative Peer Pressure Friends should not pressure you to do something that is unhealthy or unsafe, or that goes against your family’s values.True friends respect your choices.
14 Negative Peer Pressure Resisting Negative Peer PressureIf you can tell that a situation might be unsafe or harmful, don’t take part in it.Avoid the situation.
15 Negative Peer Pressure Resisting Negative Peer PressureHELPHealthfulEthicalLegalParent-ApprovedMake responsible decisions using the H.E.L.P. criteria.Ask yourself if what your friends are asking you to do fits this criteria.
16 Negative Peer Pressure Resisting Negative Peer PressureFocus on the issues.Don’t get caught up defending yourself or trading insults. Focus on why you are saying no.Click to add notes
17 Negative Peer Pressure Resisting Negative Peer PressureUse an assertive response.assertive A response thatresponse declares your position strongly and confidentlyWhen you use an assertive response, you are calm, firm, and clear.
18 Negative Peer Pressure Resisting Negative Peer PressureWalk away.If someone becomes angry with you or abusive toward you, simply walk away.
19 Positive Peer Pressure Your friends give positive peer pressure when they suggest to do the right thing.Good friends help you say no to risk behaviors, such as using tobacco.Positive peer pressure can be good for you. It can improve your health and safety and help you feel better about yourself.
20 What I Learned Vocabulary Define friendship. Lesson 3 Review Friendship is a relationship with someone you know, trust, and regard with affection.
21 What I Learned Identify What are three qualities of a good friend? Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedIdentify What are three qualities of a good friend?Any three: trust, caring, respect, loyalty
22 What I Learned List Name three ways to build strong friendships. Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedList Name three ways to build strong friendships.Any three: spend more time with your friends, identity problems and try to resolve them, communicate, be there when friends need help, give encouragement
23 Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedDistinguish What is the difference between negative peer pressure and positive peer pressure?Positive peer pressure can improve your health and help you feel better about yourself. Negative peer pressure puts you at risk.
24 Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedExplain When is it important to walk away from a situation in which you face negative peer pressure?When you feel that your words are having no effect or someone becomes abusive
25 Lesson 3 ReviewThinking CriticallyInfer How does having strong friendships affect the three sides of your health triangle?Friendships can influence you to practice healthful behaviors, give you support, and help maintain good emotional and mental health.
26 Lesson 3 ReviewThinking CriticallyComparing and Contrasting Explain the consequences that both positive and negative influences from a peer can have on a teen’s life.Sample answer: A negative influence may persuade you to risk your health. A positive influence may help your self-esteem and encourage you to pursue your goals.
27 Building Healthy Relationships End ofChapter 6Building Healthy RelationshipsLesson 3Your Friendships and Peer PressureClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 6 Assessment