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Lesson 20: You Can Get Help for Unsafe Touch


This lesson helps students identify appropriate (safe) and inappropriate (unsafe) touch, understand that they are not at fault if someone touches them in inappropriate ways, and seek help if this happens.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Identify “safe” and “unsafe” touches.
  2. Explain that a child is not at fault if someone touches them in an inappropriate way.
  3. Explain that everyone has the right to tell others not to touch their body.
  4. Explain that unsafe touches should be reported to a trusted adult.
  5. Demonstrate what to say and do if they are touched in an inappropriate way.

SEL Connection

  • responsible decision making

Time: 50 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • V-8: Get help to prevent or stop unwanted or inappropriate touching.
  • V-9: Get help to stop being subjected to violence or physical abuse.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.2.4: List ways to prevent common childhood injuries.
  • Standard 4: Communication
  • Performance Indicator 4.2.3: Demonstrate ways to respond in an unwanted, threatening, or dangerous situation.
  • Performance Indicator 4.2.4: Demonstrate ways to tell a trusted adult if threatened or harmed.
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