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1 Chapter 7 Resolving Conflicts and Preventing Violence Lesson 3 Click for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 7 AssessmentTeacher’s notes are available in the notes section of this presentation.Next >>
2 An attack on another person in order to hurt him or her assaultAn attack on another person in order to hurt him or herrapeForced sexual intercourseA violent crime that results in the death of another personhomicideClick to reveal the definitions.gangA group of young people who come together to take part in illegal activities
3 bullyingA type of violence in which one person uses threats, taunts, or violence to intimidate another again and againdating violenceWhen a person uses violence in a dating relationship to control his or her partnerClick to reveal the definitions.A special school program where teens decide punishments for other teens for bullying and other problem behaviorsyouth court
4 In this lesson, you will be able to identify causes of violence.describe what gangs are.define bullying.analyze dating violence.develop skills to protect against violence.
5 Headings in this Lesson PredictingLook over the major and minor headings in this lesson. Write a brief paragraph describing the types of information that you think will be covered in this lesson.Violence in SocietyFactors that Contribute to ViolenceGangsBullyingDating ViolenceProtect Yourself from ViolenceReducing Violence at SchoolReducing Violence in Communities
6 The most common violent crime is assault. Violence in SocietyThe most common violent crime is assault.assault An attack on another person in order to hurt him or herThe news is filled with stories of violence. Many movies, videos, and computer games show violence.The second most common crime is robbery, which is taking another person’s property by force or the threat of force.
7 Rape and homicide are very violent crimes. Violence in SocietyRape and homicide are very violent crimes.rape Forced sexual intercoursehomicide A violent crime that results in the death of another person
8 Most teens are not violent. Violence in SocietyMost teens are not violent.It is common for teens who have grown up with violence in their homes to use violence.Some teens use violence as a way to get respect from their peers.Some teens use violence to demonstrate their independence from adults.Some teens use violence as a way to feel powerful when they have too few choices and feel controlled by others.
9 Factors that Contribute to Violence PrejudiceAvailability of WeaponsPeer PressureAlcohol and Other DrugsPrejudice:Prejudice is a negative and unjustly formed opinion of a particular group.Prejudice can lead to hate crimes.Availability of weapons:If people have easy access to weapons, they may be more likely to turn to violence.Peer pressure:Some teens may get involved in violence because they want to belong to a group.Peer pressure may influence some teens to go against their values and do things they really don’t want to do.Alcohol and other drugs:Almost half of all violent crimes are committed by people under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
10 Factors that Contribute to Violence Risk Factors for Engaging in ViolenceEngaging in Risky BehaviorsHaving Parents Who are ViolentCommitting Crimes Earlier in LifeSeeing Violence as an Acceptable Way of LifeMany teens who have these risk factors are not violent. If teens are aware of these risk factors, it may help them to avoid conflict and violence.
11 GangsA teen may join a gang because it makes him or her feel more adult and give him or her a sense of belonging to something.Some teens think that joining a gang boosts their self-esteem.Some teens join gangs because they think the gang will protect them.Some teens join gangs because a family member joined a gang.gang A group of young people who come together to take part in illegal activities
12 Gangs Keeping Safe from Gang Violence Don’t join a gang or hang out with gang members.Don’t wear gang-related colors or clothing.Walk away when threatened by a gang member. Get help from the police or a trusted adult.
13 There are three types of bullying. bullying A type of violence in which one person uses threats, taunts, or violence to intimidate another again and againPhysical bullying:Hitting, kicking, spitting, pushing, or taking personal belongingsVerbal bullying:Teasing, name calling, or making threatsPsychological bullying:Spreading rumors, using friends or acquaintances in a way to hurt the person, isolating a person, demanding money, or threatening to use forceIf you are bullied or see someone being bullied:Get help by telling a trusted adult.Walk away from fights.PhysicalVerbalPsychological
14 There are three types of dating violence. dating violence When a person uses violence in a dating relationship to control his or her partnerPhysicalEmotionalPsychological
15 Reasons for Dating Violence A person may have seen violence in their home or been a victim of abuse.A person may have learned the behavior from movies, music videos, video games, or other people.
16 Dating Violence Warning Signs of Dating Violence Feeling scared or frightenedDiscoveringa person’s history of violenceFeeling bullied or put down in front of othersHaving no control in decisionsIf a dating relationship feels uncomfortable or has become violent, teen victims should tell a parent of other trusted adult right away.
17 Protect Yourself from Violence Do’sDo keep control of yourself.Do stay calm and speak softly.Do walk away if necessary.Here are some ways to stay safe at home and away from home.Do apologize if necessary.Do try to turn the other person’s attention to somewhere else.
18 Protect Yourself from Violence Do’sDo use your sense of humor.Do give the other person a way out.Do let the other person leave or save face without fighting.Here are some ways to stay safe at home and away from home.Do try to understand how the other person thinks or feels.Do try to figure out what the other person needs.Do tell an adult.
19 Protect Yourself from Violence Don’tsDon’t let your emotions get the better of you.Don’t let the other person force you into a fight.Don’t try to get even.Here are some ways to stay safe at home and away from home.Don’t tease.Don’t be hostile, rude, or sarcastic.Don’t threaten or insult the person.
20 Reducing Violence at School Some strategies that schools use to reduce violence include:School uniformsDress codesSecurity systemsPeer mediation and youth courtprogramsSchool uniforms and dress codes can make students feel equal and make it harder for gang members to show what gang they are in.Security systems include metal detectors, security cameras, security guards, and dogs trained to detect drugs and weapons.youth court A special school program where teens decide punishment for other teens for bullying and other problem behaviors
21 Reducing Violence at School Some strategies that communities use to reduce violence include:Academic, recreational, and cultural after-school programsImproved lighting in parks and playgroundsAcademic, recreational, and cultural after-school programs help teens feel safe and use their free time productively.Improved lighting discourages crime by making it more difficult to commit crimes without being seen.Neighborhood Watch ProgramsMore police officers on foot, bicycle, or horseback
22 Being Safe On the Street Let your parents know where you are.Don’t walk by yourself if possible.If someone is following you, go into a public place.Have your keys ready when you get home.Don’t accept rides from strangers.
23 Being Safe At Home Keep doors and windows locked. Only open the door to people you know.Don’t give out any personal information on the phone.
24 What I Learned List What are four common violent crimes? Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedList What are four common violent crimes?assault, robbery, rape, and homicide
25 What I Learned Vocabulary Define gang. Lesson 3 Review a group of young people who come together to take part in illegal activities
26 Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedIdentify What can you do to stay safe from gang violence?Avoid gangs and don't wear gang-related colors or clothing.
27 What I Learned Explain How can you help prevent bullying? Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedExplain How can you help prevent bullying?Treat others the way you want to be treated. Respect yourself. Hang out with friends who respect you and each other. Walk away from fights.
28 Lesson 3 ReviewWhat I LearnedDescribe What strategies should you use to keep yourself safe if you are walking home and you think you are being followed?Go into a public place, such as a store or a well-lit area where there are other people.
29 Lesson 3 ReviewThinking CriticallyAnalyze Maria and George are dating. Maria wants George to spend all his time with her and not to talk to other girls. Is this a sign of a healthy relationship?Why or why not?No, in a healthy relationship, partners do not try to control each other. George should be able to talk to other friends.
30 Lesson 3 ReviewThinking CriticallyApply Imagine that you are home alone and two people you don’t know come to the door. They tell you that their car broke down and ask if they can come in and use your phone. What should you do to avoid possible risk to your safety?Keep doors and windows locked. Do not open the door for someone you do not know or to anyone if your parents tell you not to answer the door.
31 Chapter 7 Resolving Conflicts and Preventing Violence End of Lesson 3 Click for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 7 Assessment