For up-to-date statistics, you can visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline at When the students enter the classroom, give each person ten red sticker dots and ten green sticker dots (or one red and one green marker).We believe that these games are the best way to increase awareness and provide educational information about teen dating violence!
This is also an important topic from a gender studies perspective as almost 32% of male adolescents engage in some form of violence, whether sexual, physical or emotional, towards their partners while adolescent violence from females is nearly half of that rate.
Grade Levels: 9-12 This activity would be most effective if delivered in one 60-minute session.
Prerequisites Before beginning this activity, watch the video listed below or preview the clips on the Web.
Teen dating violence occurs in straight and gay (LGTBQ) relationships.
Recognizing that the person you love is controlling, abusive or violent is hard even for adults.