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INTRODUCTION
As you continue to grow and develop, it is
important that you know how to manage the
crucial aspect of your p...
INTRODUCTION
Knowledge of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) like
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immu...
INTRODUCTION
As a final point, education for human sexuality
will help you make intelligent decisions
concerning sexual be...
Lesson 1: GENDER
and HUMAN
SEXUALITY
Sexuality as an
Important Component
of One’s Personality
SEXUALITY
 is a natural and healthy
part of life
 is everything
about being a
male or female
 is the most
important asp...
SEXUALITY
 provides a sense of self-
worth when sexual
understanding is positive
involves:
a.the name given at birth
b.th...
Sex is a major aspect of
personality.
The process of sexual development begins from birth to
adulthood thus it is a contin...
PURPOSE
oTo promote wholesome
family and interpersonal
relationships
oTo provide you with the
knowledge and skills needed
...
Sexuality refers to your total self.
physical self
mental self
social self
emotional
self
ethical
self
The way you look as...
PHYSICAL
SELF
The way
you look as
a man or a
woman
MENTAL
SELF
The way
you think as
a man or a
woman
SOCIAL
SELF
The way
you interact
with others
EMOTIONAL
SELF
The way
you feel
about
yourself
and others
ETHICAL
SELF
The way you
value
relationships
Look at me in the eyes,
Tell me who am I.
Think of me just like you
are,
As I take you as mine.
Gaze into my innermost
wor...
QUESTIONS
1. How do you express
yourself?
2. How do you see
yourself?
3. How much do you
know yourself?
4. How much do oth...
Sexuality refers
to your attitude
and behavior
toward
yourself.
Sexuality
toward
yourself
How you
see yourself
How you
thi...
means taking high sense of
responsibility for all your actions
since this can affect self-esteem,
decision-making, and be...
On a half-size cartolina, write quotations,
sayings, slogans, and so on that will describe
and reveal your likes, passions...
Sample
Activity 2: Graffiti You!
I can make it!
GOFORIT!!!
I am handsome!
NEVERGIVEUP!
IF OTHERS CAN, WHY CAN’T I?
I DANCI...
Sexuality refers to your perceptions, feelings,
and behaviors towards others.
Sexuality
towards others
How you see
others
...
The way you see yourself is influenced by
many people. It is important to maintain
good relationships with others. They wi...
Listed on the next page are
characteristics which may or may not
represent you. Using the icons at the
left side, see if y...
Extrovert _____
Selfish _____
Confident _____
Aggressive _____
Shy _____
Attractive _____
Good listener _____
Approachable...
Healthy sexuality encompasses the
following characteristics:
SELF-LOVE
your acceptance
of yourself
SELF-
KNOWLEDGE
your
un...
GENDER
 is a social concept on
how men and women
should think, feel, and
act
 refers to femininity or
masculinity of a
p...
HUMAN
SEXUALITY
 is the quality of being
male or female
 is the way in which we
experience and express
ourselves as sexu...
Unlocking of Words and Symbols
Health Attitudes That Influence Sexual Behavior
SELF
FAMILY
PEERS
Health Attitudes That
Influence Sexual Behavior
SELF
 appreciates own
body
 takes responsibility
for own behaviors
 kno...
Health Attitudes That
Influence Sexual Behavior
FAMILY
 communicates
effectively with
family
 able to express love
to yo...
Health Attitudes That
Influence Sexual Behavior
PEERS
 express love and
intimacy in appropriate
ways
 have the skills to...
GENDER
gender
equality
SEX
Gender Role
SEXUALITY
SEX  centered on the
biological basis of
being a male or
female
 is a social concept on how men and
women should think, feel, and act. It
refers to femininity or masculinity of a
person...
 permits man and woman
equal enjoyment of
human rights
gender
equality
 refers to set of roles, characteristics, and
expectations of how a man or woman
should feel, think, and act as influence...
 is an integral part of what we do
and who we are; it is the way in
which we experience and express
ourselves as sexual b...
Activity 5: Gender Assumptions
Draw the symbol for the
male gender if the phrase
states a usual role for men
and draw the ...
1. giving birth
2. making a living
3. fixing the broken faucet
4. doing household chores
5. helping the children with
thei...
Activity 6
Write the changes that you
expect as you mature from a
boy/girl to a man/woman.
Copy the example figure
below a...
Activity 6
playful responsible
 is often an outward expression of gender
identity
 is manifested within society by observable
factors such as behavior ...
Activity 7: SOCIETY SAYS
Let us further enrich
your vocabulary by
undertaking this
activity.
Activity 7: SOCIETY SAYS
Copy the table as
shown and write words
or phrases that you
associate with the
words masculine an...
Activity 7: SOCIETY SAYS
GENDER ROLES
Masculine Feminine
Example: breadwinner Example: babysitter
Sexual Behavior
Standards
are behaviors
that have come
to be accepted
by society
Social and
Cultural Norms
are some of the
factors which
influence
gender roles
AIM FOR HUMAN
SEXUALITY
EDUCATION
 To develop in a boy
the characteristics of
the personality
belonging to his sex,
and i...
LIFESKILLS
Assessing Your Health
Making Good Decisions
Communicating Effectively
Practicing Wellness
Setting Goals
Using R...
Assessing Your Health means evaluating
your well-being periodically. This includes
your sexuality. Figure out what you ca...
Making Good Decisions means making
choices that are healthy and responsible.
You must have the courage to make
difficult ...
Communicating Effectively.
Communication skills help you avoid
misunderstanding by expressing your
feelings in a healthy ...
Practicing Wellness can be accomplished
through information about good sexuality.
LIFE SKILLS
Setting Goals or aiming for something that
will give you a sense of accomplishment.
Just be sure to be realistic with you...
Refusal Skill is a way to say no to
something that you don’t want to do. This
skill requires practice. But first, you mus...
Evaluating Media Messages is being able
to judge the worth of media messages. It is
a big challenge knowing that most med...
DECISION
MAKING
DECISION
 is a choice
you make or
act upon
 A good decision is a decision in which
you have carefully considered the
out...
DECISION-
MAKING
 Decision-making skills will help you
make decisions based on your needs
and desires.
D •Determine the problem
E •Explore the alternatives
C •Consider the consequences
I •Identify your values
D •Decide
E •Eva...
Activity 9: MAKING GOOD
DECISIONS
In your notebook, label the
page with the letters DECIDE
vertically. Use the six steps i...
Activity 9: MAKING GOOD
DECISIONS
Your classmates are going to a party this weekend,
this is the first time that you are a...
Activity 11: Dealing With People
We all encounter people in our
lives. Here are some descriptions
of people. In your activ...
Activity 11: Dealing With People
1. Show off (people who would like to be the
center of attraction whenever possible).
2. ...
Activity 11: Dealing With People
4. Bullies (people who use threats, fear, and
cruelty to control others).
5. Whiners (peo...
Activity 12: How Well Do I Know
Myself
On your bond paper, trace
your left and right hand on
each side of the paper. Each
...
Left Hand
List your specific behaviors on each component.
Thumb: Self-Expression (how do you express your
sexuality?)
Inde...
Right Hand
List specific behavior/qualities that you want to improve.
Little Finger: Self-Confidence (what do you do best?...
Factors Affecting
Sexual Attitudes
and Behaviours
1.Family
2.Culture
3.Peers
4.Media
Double Standard of Morality
Double standard of morality gives the impression
of men being superior to women. In as much as...
Double Standard of Morality
A. Boys and men are permitted to stay out
more and up to a later time than the girls
and women.
Double Standard of Morality
B. A philandering or immoral man is
considered as demonstrating his manliness
or “pagkalalaki”...
Double Standard of Morality
C. Women are expected to remain virginal
until they marry, while it is generally
acceptable fo...
Double Standard of Morality
D. Women are socially judged and legally
penalized for adultery and for having
children out of...
Double Standard of Morality
E. Men who stay at home to do household
chores instead of having jobs to earn
money for the fa...
VIRGIN
 refers to a person who has not had
sexual interaction
VIRGINITY
 is the quality or state of being
chaste
Staying virgin until marriage
keeps you…
SOCIALLY
- free to develop
appropriate
relationship
with others
EMOTIONALLY
- fre...
How does
one stay
a virgin?
KNOW
your attitudes
and standard
VALUE
your virginity
for your own
good and your
future spouse...
Activity 23: Critical Thinking
Let us try to connect our lesson to current issues
in our country. Here are some current is...
Activity 23: Critical Thinking
1. Choose one topic and write your personal
views.
2. Discuss how it will affect the health...
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MAPEH 8 - 1st Quarter
FAMILY HEALTH
Lesson 1: Gender and Human Sexuality

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Gender & Human Sexuality - MAPEH 8 (Health 1st Quarter)

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION As you continue to grow and develop, it is important that you know how to manage the crucial aspect of your personality, your sexual health. This module will help you understand the concept of gender and human sexuality. It will also enhance your decision-making skills to help you manage sexuality-related concerns.
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Knowledge of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) like Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as link to gender and human sexuality issues is particularly significant for one’s sexuality as significant factor to the optimum development of family health. Prevailing norms and standards of society relative to gender and human sexuality have greatly influenced the important growing implications for the HIV and AIDS challenge.
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION As a final point, education for human sexuality will help you make intelligent decisions concerning sexual behaviors and will help you grow into a mature man or a mature woman.
  4. 4. Lesson 1: GENDER and HUMAN SEXUALITY Sexuality as an Important Component of One’s Personality
  5. 5. SEXUALITY  is a natural and healthy part of life  is everything about being a male or female  is the most important aspect in masculine or feminine identification
  6. 6. SEXUALITY  provides a sense of self- worth when sexual understanding is positive involves: a.the name given at birth b.the toys played with c. the clothes worn d.the friends played with e.the roles and responsibilities at home
  7. 7. Sex is a major aspect of personality. The process of sexual development begins from birth to adulthood thus it is a continuous developmental process throughout life.
  8. 8. PURPOSE oTo promote wholesome family and interpersonal relationships oTo provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to establish and practice healthful behaviors oTo produce students who are responsible and have healthy sexuality Gender and Human Sexuality Education
  9. 9. Sexuality refers to your total self. physical self mental self social self emotional self ethical self The way you look as a man or a woman The way you think as a man or a woman The way you interact with others The way you feel about yourself and others The way you value relationships
  10. 10. PHYSICAL SELF The way you look as a man or a woman
  11. 11. MENTAL SELF The way you think as a man or a woman
  12. 12. SOCIAL SELF The way you interact with others
  13. 13. EMOTIONAL SELF The way you feel about yourself and others
  14. 14. ETHICAL SELF The way you value relationships
  15. 15. Look at me in the eyes, Tell me who am I. Think of me just like you are, As I take you as mine. Gaze into my innermost world, You’ll learn who I am. Interact with me, And acquire a little of myself. Feel my soul And together we’ll discover each other’s world. Activity 1: The Wonder of Me by Bernadette Borja Rosaroso
  16. 16. QUESTIONS 1. How do you express yourself? 2. How do you see yourself? 3. How much do you know yourself? 4. How much do others know you? Activity 1: THE WONDER OF ME
  17. 17. Sexuality refers to your attitude and behavior toward yourself. Sexuality toward yourself How you see yourself How you think of yourself How you love yourself How you feel about yourself
  18. 18. means taking high sense of responsibility for all your actions since this can affect self-esteem, decision-making, and behavior HEALTHY SEXUALITY
  19. 19. On a half-size cartolina, write quotations, sayings, slogans, and so on that will describe and reveal your likes, passions, and aspects of your personality. After sharing this in class, you can post it on your bedroom walls and be inspired! Activity 2: Graffiti You!
  20. 20. Sample Activity 2: Graffiti You! I can make it! GOFORIT!!! I am handsome! NEVERGIVEUP! IF OTHERS CAN, WHY CAN’T I? I DANCING!
  21. 21. Sexuality refers to your perceptions, feelings, and behaviors towards others. Sexuality towards others How you see others How you think of others How you feel about others How you love others
  22. 22. The way you see yourself is influenced by many people. It is important to maintain good relationships with others. They will support you and give you confidence, provide companionship and will keep you from being lonely.
  23. 23. Listed on the next page are characteristics which may or may not represent you. Using the icons at the left side, see if you can rate yourself. After you are done, fold the paper in half and ask a classmate to rate you. Activity 3: How I See Myself – How Others See Me Yes, this is very much me. X No, not me at all. Unsure
  24. 24. Extrovert _____ Selfish _____ Confident _____ Aggressive _____ Shy _____ Attractive _____ Good listener _____ Approachable _____ Liked _____ Fun _____ Sincere _____ Irresponsible _____ Kind _____ Dependable _____ Other/s: ____________ Activity 3: How I See Myself – How Others See Me Extrovert _____ Selfish _____ Confident _____ Aggressive _____ Shy _____ Attractive _____ Good listener _____ Approachable _____ Liked _____ Fun _____ Sincere _____ Irresponsible _____ Kind _____ Dependable _____ Other/s: ____________
  25. 25. Healthy sexuality encompasses the following characteristics: SELF-LOVE your acceptance of yourself SELF- KNOWLEDGE your understanding of your feelings and your character SELF- CONFIDENCE your awareness of the things that you can do well SELF- RESPECT your regard for yourself as a worthwhile person SELF- EXPRESSION your way of showing your individuality in expressing yourself as a man or as a woman
  26. 26. GENDER  is a social concept on how men and women should think, feel, and act  refers to femininity or masculinity of a persons’ role and behavior as defined by society
  27. 27. HUMAN SEXUALITY  is the quality of being male or female  is the way in which we experience and express ourselves as sexual beings
  28. 28. Unlocking of Words and Symbols
  29. 29. Health Attitudes That Influence Sexual Behavior SELF FAMILY PEERS
  30. 30. Health Attitudes That Influence Sexual Behavior SELF  appreciates own body  takes responsibility for own behaviors  knowledgeable about sexuality issues
  31. 31. Health Attitudes That Influence Sexual Behavior FAMILY  communicates effectively with family  able to express love to your family members  perform your duties and responsibilities at home
  32. 32. Health Attitudes That Influence Sexual Behavior PEERS  express love and intimacy in appropriate ways  have the skills to evaluate readiness for mature relationship  interact with both genders in appropriate and respectful ways  respect both gender in all aspects
  33. 33. GENDER gender equality SEX Gender Role SEXUALITY
  34. 34. SEX  centered on the biological basis of being a male or female
  35. 35.  is a social concept on how men and women should think, feel, and act. It refers to femininity or masculinity of a person’s role and behavior GENDER
  36. 36.  permits man and woman equal enjoyment of human rights gender equality
  37. 37.  refers to set of roles, characteristics, and expectations of how a man or woman should feel, think, and act as influenced by parents, peers, and society Gender Role
  38. 38.  is an integral part of what we do and who we are; it is the way in which we experience and express ourselves as sexual beings. It is the total expression of an individual’s self-concept SEXUALITY
  39. 39. Activity 5: Gender Assumptions Draw the symbol for the male gender if the phrase states a usual role for men and draw the symbol for the female gender if it is the usual role for women.
  40. 40. 1. giving birth 2. making a living 3. fixing the broken faucet 4. doing household chores 5. helping the children with their homework Activity 5: Gender Assumptions
  41. 41. Activity 6 Write the changes that you expect as you mature from a boy/girl to a man/woman. Copy the example figure below and write your own figure in your activity notebook.
  42. 42. Activity 6 playful responsible
  43. 43.  is often an outward expression of gender identity  is manifested within society by observable factors such as behavior and appearance  Your gender role demonstrates the typical characteristics of a person in his or her behavior. GENDER ROLE
  44. 44. Activity 7: SOCIETY SAYS Let us further enrich your vocabulary by undertaking this activity.
  45. 45. Activity 7: SOCIETY SAYS Copy the table as shown and write words or phrases that you associate with the words masculine and feminine.
  46. 46. Activity 7: SOCIETY SAYS GENDER ROLES Masculine Feminine Example: breadwinner Example: babysitter
  47. 47. Sexual Behavior Standards are behaviors that have come to be accepted by society
  48. 48. Social and Cultural Norms are some of the factors which influence gender roles
  49. 49. AIM FOR HUMAN SEXUALITY EDUCATION  To develop in a boy the characteristics of the personality belonging to his sex, and in a girl the characteristics of her own sex  Thus, turning a boy into a mature man and a girl into a mature woman
  50. 50. LIFESKILLS Assessing Your Health Making Good Decisions Communicating Effectively Practicing Wellness Setting Goals Using Refusal Skills Evaluating Media Messages
  51. 51. Assessing Your Health means evaluating your well-being periodically. This includes your sexuality. Figure out what you can do to improve your health if it is not as good as it can be. LIFE SKILLS
  52. 52. Making Good Decisions means making choices that are healthy and responsible. You must have the courage to make difficult decisions and stick to them. LIFE SKILLS
  53. 53. Communicating Effectively. Communication skills help you avoid misunderstanding by expressing your feelings in a healthy way. This means if you listen to what people say, they will want to listen to you as well. LIFE SKILLS
  54. 54. Practicing Wellness can be accomplished through information about good sexuality. LIFE SKILLS
  55. 55. Setting Goals or aiming for something that will give you a sense of accomplishment. Just be sure to be realistic with your target goal. LIFE SKILLS
  56. 56. Refusal Skill is a way to say no to something that you don’t want to do. This skill requires practice. But first, you must feel strongly about what things you want to avoid. LIFE SKILLS
  57. 57. Evaluating Media Messages is being able to judge the worth of media messages. It is a big challenge knowing that most media messages are very convincing. LIFE SKILLS
  58. 58. DECISION MAKING
  59. 59. DECISION  is a choice you make or act upon  A good decision is a decision in which you have carefully considered the outcome of each choice.
  60. 60. DECISION- MAKING  Decision-making skills will help you make decisions based on your needs and desires.
  61. 61. D •Determine the problem E •Explore the alternatives C •Consider the consequences I •Identify your values D •Decide E •Evaluate
  62. 62. Activity 9: MAKING GOOD DECISIONS In your notebook, label the page with the letters DECIDE vertically. Use the six steps in decision making in going through this activity.
  63. 63. Activity 9: MAKING GOOD DECISIONS Your classmates are going to a party this weekend, this is the first time that you are asked to attend by a friend but then you discern that your parents will not approve it. You don’t want to make your friends angry by not going, but you also don’t want to get in trouble with your parents. Determine what decision you should make.
  64. 64. Activity 11: Dealing With People We all encounter people in our lives. Here are some descriptions of people. In your activity notebook, jot down some positive ways of dealing with each type of personality.
  65. 65. Activity 11: Dealing With People 1. Show off (people who would like to be the center of attraction whenever possible). 2. Worriers (people who worry about everything). 3. Gossips (people who spread rumors and often exaggerate information).
  66. 66. Activity 11: Dealing With People 4. Bullies (people who use threats, fear, and cruelty to control others). 5. Whiners (people who grumble and complain about everything).
  67. 67. Activity 12: How Well Do I Know Myself On your bond paper, trace your left and right hand on each side of the paper. Each finger represents a characteristic of a healthy sexuality.
  68. 68. Left Hand List your specific behaviors on each component. Thumb: Self-Expression (how do you express your sexuality?) Index Finger: Self-Respect (what do you do to improve your self-respect?) Middle Finger: Self-Knowledge (what are the things that make you happy?) Ring Finger: Self-Love (how do you express your love to yourself?) Little Finger: Self-Confidence (what do you do best?)
  69. 69. Right Hand List specific behavior/qualities that you want to improve. Little Finger: Self-Confidence (what do you do best?) Ring Finger: Self-Love (how do you express your love to yourself?) Middle Finger: Self-Knowledge (what are the things that make you happy?) Index Finger: Self-Respect (what do you do to improve your self-respect?) Thumb: Self-Expression (how do you express your sexuality?)
  70. 70. Factors Affecting Sexual Attitudes and Behaviours 1.Family 2.Culture 3.Peers 4.Media
  71. 71. Double Standard of Morality Double standard of morality gives the impression of men being superior to women. In as much as we would like to practice gender equality, the rules for human conduct and human appropriateness are not alike for both sexes as practiced in most areas in the Philippines.
  72. 72. Double Standard of Morality A. Boys and men are permitted to stay out more and up to a later time than the girls and women.
  73. 73. Double Standard of Morality B. A philandering or immoral man is considered as demonstrating his manliness or “pagkalalaki”. A philandering or immoral woman is considered as cheap, bad, or “masamang babae”.
  74. 74. Double Standard of Morality C. Women are expected to remain virginal until they marry, while it is generally acceptable for men to have sexual experience before marriage.
  75. 75. Double Standard of Morality D. Women are socially judged and legally penalized for adultery and for having children out of wedlock.
  76. 76. Double Standard of Morality E. Men who stay at home to do household chores instead of having jobs to earn money for the family are considered by some as “under de saya”.
  77. 77. VIRGIN  refers to a person who has not had sexual interaction
  78. 78. VIRGINITY  is the quality or state of being chaste
  79. 79. Staying virgin until marriage keeps you… SOCIALLY - free to develop appropriate relationship with others EMOTIONALLY - free from exploitation by others - free from guilt, doubt, disappointment, and loss of reputation PHYSICALLY - free from pregnancy & venereal diseases - free from having to choose a hurry- up wedding and an illegitimate child
  80. 80. How does one stay a virgin? KNOW your attitudes and standard VALUE your virginity for your own good and your future spouse ACT Choose friends with high standards. Stay away from dangers and temptations. Be kind, firm, and proud of your values.
  81. 81. Activity 23: Critical Thinking Let us try to connect our lesson to current issues in our country. Here are some current issues that focus on sexuality, gender equality, and sexual orientation: a. Bullying c. Sexual Harassment b. RH Bill d. Cybercrime Law
  82. 82. Activity 23: Critical Thinking 1. Choose one topic and write your personal views. 2. Discuss how it will affect the health of the community as a whole. 3. Suggest ways on how to manage this issue. 4. Write your answers in your activity notebook.

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