Teen Health Course 3

Chapter 2: Skills for a Healthy Life

Student Web Activities - Lesson 3 - Worth the Wait

Worth the Wait


Learning how to say no when you are invited or pressured to participate in unhealthy activities is an important skill to develop. On the Web site below, you will learn how to come up with a "prevention plan," that will help you refuse to participate in unhealthy behavior in the future. You will also learn some ways to respond when you are pressured to have sex.

Link to explore : Worth the Wait Web site:



  • Start at the Worth the Wait Web site.
  • Read through the page entitled "Prevention Plan." When you get to the bottom, click on the link that says "Learn How to Say No," and read that page as well.
  • Take notes as you read.
  • When you are done reading, answer the questions below.
  • Finally, using the information from the link, come up with a prevention plan of your own that will help you say no when you are pressured to participate in unhealthy behaviors.

Why is it a good idea to create a prevention plan?
What are some risky situations you should avoid?
List six of the twelve safety skills you can include in your prevention plan that will help keep you safe.
What is a good comeback if someone tells you that he/she wants to engage in sexual activity because of love?
What is a good comeback if someone says it is okay to be sexually active as long as you use protection?
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