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Legal/Illegal Drugs

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students distinguish between legal and illegal drugs, and identify the harmful effects of drug dependence.
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Survey Reveals Teen Use of Ecstasy, Other Illegal Drugs Declined in '02

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore illegal use. In this health journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Survey Reveals Teen Use of Ecstasy, Other Illegal Drugs Declined in '02", respond to discussion questions regarding the article,...
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Illegal Drugs And Harmful Substances

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students have a general discussion what illegal drugs and harmful substances are, some reasons people use them, and how those people's behavior changes.
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Characteristics of Tobacco, Alcohol and Illegal Drugs

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research about the characteristics and harmful effects of tobacco, alcohol and illegal drugs. In this health science lesson, 7th graders organize the information they found on the internet and create a PowerPoint...
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Dangers of drugs, lying

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students read articles and write an essay about three college students who wanted to see what it felt like to get high. Students discuss legal and ethical questions of illegal drug use, and stealing medication from someone else. Students...
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Prescription for Trouble

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the risks of the over-the-counter (OTC) drug use. In this personal health lesson, students watch "Prescription for Trouble," and discuss illegal use of drugs. Students complete a survey about OTC and illegal drug use in...
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American Media: Addicted to Scandal?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine media coverage of George W. Bush's refusal to answer questions regarding past illegal drug usage in the 1999 campaign. They consider the role of rumor, scandal, audience and relevance in political media coverage.
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Drugs

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students participate in various activities dealing with prescription drug bottle vocabulary and modals. They discuss legal and illegal drugs, complete a vocabulary worksheet, and write sentences using the correct form of modals.
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Drugs

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore peer pressure by completing worksheets. In this drug awareness lesson, students define a long list of illegal and prescription drugs while viewing images of each drug. Students complete a word match worksheet and conduct...
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Drugs

For Students 7th - 10th
In this drugs worksheet, students list reason why people abuse drugs and reasons drugs can be dangerous. Students also list signs that someone is abusing drugs. This worksheet has 1 multiple choice and 3 short answer questions.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Myth or Fact

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Are opioids the most abused drug after marijuana? How hard is it for young people to obtain painkillers without a prescription? Middle and high schoolers explore the growing epidemic of opioid addiction with a lesson that prompts them to...
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Prescription Pain Medication: What You Need to Know

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The national epidemic of opioid addiction is making its way into high school populations. Educate the students in your class about the ways prescription opioids can both block pain and deliver large amounts of dopamine that make it very...
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Drugs: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to your body when you use drugs? What do you do if your friend wants you to start using? Learn about the signs of addiction and the ways to withstand peer pressure with two classroom activities. After storyboarding the...
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Morse v. Frederick

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
If you stop a student from expressing views that advocate drug use, are you violating their right to free speech? Use the 2007 Supreme Court case Morse v. Frederick to discuss a nuanced interpretation of the First Amendment. Learners...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Decisions and Consequences

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Teach young learners that most drug addictions end in one of three outcomes: treatment, jail, or death. After watching a short video segment on the consequences of drug abuse, class members discuss what they viewed and consider what...
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Drug Use in Sports

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The ancient Greeks used performance enhancing drugs, such as opium juice, when they participated in the original Olympic Games. Pupils research a website with debate topics to decide if athletes' use of such drugs in modern sports is...
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Should Recreational Marijuana Be Legal?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Almost 600,000 Americans are arrested each year for marijuana possession. Pupils decide if marijuana should be legalized for recreational use after reading state-by-state laws and the top pro and con arguments. The resource also includes...
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Lesson 3 - Marijuana

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
It's never too early to talk to your young grade schoolers about the dangers of marijuana. Here's a short lesson to discuss some basic information about what happens to the body and the brain when someone smokes marijuana. After the...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Seventh Grade

For Teachers 7th Standards
Having a hard time defining bullying with your seventh graders? Discuss the different types of behavior one would see in a bullying situation with a series of lessons, worksheets, and group activities.
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Ninth Grade

For Students 9th
"Bullying and Prejudice" and "Do You Cyber Bully," two lessons from a complete Bully Free program, serve as samples of the approach used in a unit designed to bring awareness to and to combat bullying. Each lesson asks class members to...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—10th Grade

For Students 10th
Two lessons, "What Does Cyber Bullying Look Like?" and "Factors Influencing My Reporting the Bullying of Others," serve as examples of the 12 included in a Bully Free curriculum. Each plan includes discussion questions, an activity, and...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—11th Grade

For Teachers 11th Standards
It takes courage to stand up to bullies. Two sample lessons from a complete Bully Free curriculum, "Courageous and Brave Bystanders" and "Assertiveness Skills for Bullied Students and Empowered Bystanders" provide participants with...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—12th Grade

For Students 12th Standards
Two sample lessons from a curriculum unit on bullying provide high school seniors with an opportunity to assess their online and cell phone behavior and to consider how they can offer support to bullied students. Each plan includes an...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Eighth Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Middle schoolers are likely very familiar with the concept of bullying and cliques. Discuss their experiences and brainstorm ways to handle peer conflict and feelings of exclusion with a poem that focuses on bullying, and a second lesson...

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