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Crossword puzzle on social issues

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Specially designed crossword puzzle which focuses on contemporary social issues/problems that affect Caribbean families.

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Crossword puzzle on social issues

  1. 1. Crossword Puzzle on some Social Issues Affecting the family. Name of Student: ______________________________ Instruction: Complete the puzzle by reading the clues then putting in the appropriate responses. Class: ___________ Subject Teacher: Mr. D. Gooden Vere Technical High School 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 EclipseCrossword.com Across 2. The main method for the spread of sexual transmitted infections. 5. The abuse of socially acceptable drugs, illegal drugs or prescription/medicinal drugs can lead to _______________. 7. Common signs of this STD include small red bumps, blisters or open sores on the penis, vagina or areas close by. There is no cure. Which STI is this? 13. The misuse or overuse of a psychoactive or performance-enhancing drug for a non-therapeutic or non-medical reason. 14. This is the name given to persons who are suffering from domestic violence. 15. The only sure way to avoid becoming infected with an STD is by practising _________________ with an uninfected partner. 19. One short-term effect of abusing drugs. 20. Those who have this STI or STD may experience abnormal discharge from the penis or vagina, pain in the testicles and burning with urinating. 21. One of the activities of children who live on the streets. 22. Pain or burning when urinating, yellowish and sometimes bloody discharge from the penis or vagina are common, but many men have no symptoms. It can be completely cured. Which STI is this? 23. One of the reasons from within the family that may cause children to end up on the streets. 24. These are anti-social or criminal acts performed by people under the age of 18. Down 1. One of the symptons of contracting HIV/AIDS. 3. One long-term effect of abusing drugs. 4. This term is used to refer to the abuse of a wife by a husband in the home environment. 6. This refers to persons who are under the age of 18.
  2. 2. Crossword Puzzle on some Social Issues Affecting the family. Name of Student: ______________________________ Instruction: Complete the puzzle by reading the clues then putting in the appropriate responses. Class: ___________ Subject Teacher: Mr. D. Gooden Vere Technical High School 8. The name of the person in the home who abuses another. 9. Children who live on the street. 10. One of the major reasons for Jamaican children ending up on the streets. 11. Some of our most cherished beverages such as tea, coffee and cola are classified as________________. 12. A commonly smoked drug which is presently illegal in Jamaica. 16. A commomly abused drug which is legal and socially acceptable for most Jamaican, but illegal for juveniles. 17. These are activities that are considered to be anti-social; it may or may not be criminal in nature. 18. One of the type of abuses that victims of domestic abuse may suffer. 20. Latex ______________ are the only form of birth control that reduce your risk of getting an STD.

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