About the unit plan
When Kristina becomes pregnant at 15, she decides to give the baby up for adoption. Uniquek, at 19, has to study in the evenings and be a stay-at-home dad during the day. Belinda, also a teenager, hides her pregnancy and tries to get rid of the baby. And finally, there is Tisha, who gives birth alone in her bathroom and then makes a terrible decision.
In this unit, you will read and listen to different teen pregnancy stories and examine different ways of dealing with having a baby as a teen. But first, you will find out why teen pregnancy is more common in the US than in many other developed countries.