Grade 9 | Unit 9.1 | Page 12
Unit 9.1
Learning Activity Sheet 2 - page i
SO, WOULD YOU DO IT OR NOT?
Write down the names ...
Learning Activity Sheet 2 - page ii
HOW MUCH CONTROL DO YOU HAVE OVER THE FINAL DECISION?
Grade 9 | Unit 9.1 | Page 13
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  1. 1. Grade 9 | Unit 9.1 | Page 12 Unit 9.1 Learning Activity Sheet 2 - page i SO, WOULD YOU DO IT OR NOT? Write down the names of the group members: Read through the various scenarios below. Choose one and then: • Discuss what some of the risky circumstances in the community or family or peer group may be that could influence the decision; • Discuss some of the risky character traits that may influence the decision; • Apply the PRICE decision-making process; • Discuss what role luck can play in the outcome. Scenarios: 1. Your boyfriend / girlfriend and you have been going out for a while. You both like each other. A weekend is coming up when your parents are away and you'll have the house to yourself. Your boyfriend / girlfriend wants to sleep over that night to have sex. 2. The older brother of your friend has got hold of a car. He invites you and your friend to come with him on a “joy ride” around town. You know that he has been drinking and that he will drive recklessly. 3. Your sick aunt gives you a R100 to go buy a Lotto ticket. She says that she has had a vivid dream of lucky numbers and that you must go bet on those numbers on her behalf. She promises to give you half her winnings. You know that she is gambling all her pension money on this one bet and if she loses won't have any money left for food. 4. You go to a party where some of your classmates are taking drugs. When they hear that you haven't tried drugs before, they offer to give you some and encourage you to try some. 5. Your neighbour is giving a big party and has asked you to help serve the food. One of the people serving drinks gives you a full bottle of brandy as a present. Your friend suggests that the two of you go to a quiet place and finish it. The group chooses scenario number: Steps Write your answers to the questions here: 1: Identify possible high-risk circumstances in the community, (e.g. availability of drugs or drink, acceptance of criminal behaviour, residents who don't stay for long, and poverty); family (e.g. addiction within family, lack of parental supervision, serious conflict, parental excuses for child's bad behaviour); or peer group (e.g. friends who are involved with drugs or high-risk behaviour) that are relevant to the decision. Community: Family: Peer group:
  2. 2. Learning Activity Sheet 2 - page ii HOW MUCH CONTROL DO YOU HAVE OVER THE FINAL DECISION? Grade 9 | Unit 9.1 | Page 13 2: Identify possible character traits that puts people at risk (e.g. impulsivity, sensation seeking, lack of concentration, poor school performance) 3: Apply the PRICE process: • Identify the purpose for wanting to do the action • Identify the risks (in 1 and 2) and their likely consequences • Assess the available information (about 1 and 2) • Consider compromises and alternatives 4: • Identify the role of luck in the possible consequences ENJOY the feeling of having made a good decision. Write down your final decision here: Steps Write your answers to the questions here:

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