Substance Abuse Teacher Resources

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It's All About Choice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine different choices they make as supporting or undermining their intent to remain abstinent, including the affect of substance use on those choices.
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Once a fact, always a truth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover there are many sources of accurate and inaccurate information. They use newspapers and, in small groups, develop a statement explaining why they believe the article is accurate or inaccurate.
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The Longest Day

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Read or watch "Long Day's Journey Into Night," then analyze the concept of co-dependence behavior that takes place in this story. Collaborate with each other and discuss how the characters in the story might have been different if they...
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How Inhalant Abuse Damages the Brain

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this inhalant abuse worksheet, students read about a study conducted on inhalant abusers and their brains. Students read about the results of the study and the findings. They answer 2 questions about the study and indicate the areas...
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Know the Whole Story

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the importance of caring about others and offering assistance to those in need. They read a story about a man who is an alcoholic, discuss the characters in the story and write an ending for the story, read the...
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Enzymes

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders test their saliva for enzyme activity. In this enzyme lesson, 10th graders conduct an experiment to test the enzymatic activity of their saliva. They relate the lack of certain digestive enzymes with alcoholism.
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Million Dollar Machine

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore their self-awareness. They discuss the words unique, extraordinary and irreplaceable and their strengths and weaknesses. They write five things their bodies or Million Dollar Machines can do and investigate their blood...
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Breaking News English: Kate Moss Axed over Drug Scandal

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English activity, students read "International Car Free Day," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Puppet Role Playing/Substance Use and Abuse

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students make puppets out of their paper bags of boys and girls and role play saying no through the puppets. They also paint a picture of a healthy, happy child.
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Sentence Completion 2: High-Intermediate Level

For Students 9th - 12th
Need a sentence completion instructional activity to give your pupils practice developing their vocabulary and reading comprehension skills?  Whether used as an in-class exercise or take-home practice, the provided answer and...
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Smoking Today = Smoking Tomorrow

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Examine statistical data to recognize the relationship of statistics to real-world issues. Pupils navigate e-stat using the Internet and find data about social issues. They complete a worksheet with their data and create an anti-smoking...
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Better Attitudes and Skills in Children

For Teachers K - 3rd
Little kids often have very big feelings, and need help expressing them. A set of social emotional lessons provide tangible ways for young elementary learners to visualize their emotions, focus on clear communication, and channel their...
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Judges in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members explore the process of a disposition hearing for juveniles, particularly looking at how the judge decides what sentence the juvenile offender should receive. Task your pupils with evaluating different sample cases provided...
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FACS: Recreation Therapy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
An attractive and informative nine-slide PowerPoint introduces the class to the world of recreational therapy. Attached handouts provide team-building and ice-breaker activities. The activities are engaging. They serve as examples of...
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Language Arts: Twinning At-Risk Students

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students at-risk in high school and primary grades pair up to read and write together. They create books modeled after authors and illustrators. They hold a parents' day to display their completed books.
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Tracking the Monster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students exchange fake bodily fluids with other students. They track the spread of the "infection" throughout the population of students and determine where the infection began in the class. Every student in the class choose a test...
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Intermediate Sentence Completion: 21

For Students 4th
For this sentence completion worksheet, 4th graders fill in the blanks with 2 words for each sentence. Students complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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Congress of Vienna

For Students 7th - 11th
In this Congress of Vienna study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the topic and then respond to a reflection question.
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Minority Teenage Fathers: Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Learners examine current laws and use problem solving activities designed to develop in students the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate situations they may/ be confronted with as potential teen-aged fathers.
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Teen Smoking: Designing a School Anti-Smoking Publicity Campaign

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the human respiratory system and the effects on the human body.  In this design lesson students brainstorm and create a prototype then present it to the class.     
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"Pandemic" A Disease Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use small test tubes with water, salt and a silver nitrate solution to simulate the spread of infectious disease contracted the exchange of bodily fluid. They problem solve to track the original source of infection.
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Alcohol Addiction and Its Effect on the Body

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders use the Internet to research the liver and the effects of alcoholism.  In this alcohol addiction lesson students divide into groups and get information on their topic.
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VH1 AIDS: A Pop Culture History Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners observe and discuss the relationships between music, media, and popular culture.
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Intermediate Sentence Completion 2

For Students 4th - 5th
For this sentence completion worksheet, students read the sentences and choose the best word to complete the sentence. Students complete 12 sentences.