Tobacco and Advertising Teacher Resources

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Tobacco: Promotion Tactics and the Law

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Youths aged 13 & 14 are most likely to notice and remember in-store tobacco promotions. Class members dissect tobacco advertising tactics and learn about relevant legislation by participating in guided discussion. Assessing...
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Tobacco in North Carolina

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the depiction of North Carolina tobacco farms in several photographs. They work in small groups to prepare an argument for a class debate and create promotional signs to advertise their point of view about tobacco...
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Are Antismoking Ads Effective?

For Students 9th - 12th
Are the anti-smoking ads put out by the federal government effective? This question is posed to your critical thinkers. They'll read excerpts from a New York Times article and then compose thoughtful blog responses to four related...
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Selling Tobacco

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Take a look at tobacco advertising techniques through the decades. Students analyze the differences in strategies, and write an essay on the advertising history of one brand of tobacco, how tobacco advertising has changed over time, or...
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Addressing Misconceptions about New Tobacco Products

For Students 6th - 12th
Separating the misconceptions from the facts about new tobacco products can be a challenge, especially given the aggressive advertising campaigns that target teens and pre-teens. A poster can help young people get the facts about the...
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Tobacco Labels

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Adolescents compare and assess the efficacy of tobacco product health warning labels from around the world. In groups, they invent warnings and create labels that would be effective for teens and children. Discussion covers advertising...
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An Honest Cigarette Ad?

For Teachers K - 8th
Students recognize the intended audience for a certain advertisement They recognize advertising techniques aimed at the intended audience and create their own advertisements about the truth of cigarette smoking. Students begin to see...
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Equality in Smoking and Disease—Nobody Wins!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Fifty years ago, women were much less likely to die from smoking-related ailments than men. But thanks to targeted advertisements for and a wider availability of tobacco products, men and women are now equally susceptible to the health...
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Tobacco Advertising Methods

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders identify the ten appeal methods Tobacco Companies use to target teenagers for cigarette sales.
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Kids, Alcohol and Advertising: Young Drinkers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore reasons the alcohol industry needs replacement (new) drinkers and how it exploits the needs and desires of young people in order to foster brand loyalty.
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"What's in an Ad?"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine how advertising and media shape attitudes about tobacco, alcohol and drug use. They look at advertisements from newspapers and magazines to determine what message the advertisers are conveying to their audience.
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Tobacco

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars write paragraphs about the message of an advertisement ad they see in magazines and their intended audience. In this advertisements lesson plan, students look at tobacco, clothing, hair products, and more.
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Busting the Tobacco Ads.

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders recognize that tobacco companies target young people with their advertisements. In this tobacco lesson plan, 5th graders understand why tobacco companies target youth. Students define the word adbuster and create adbusters...
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Advertising and Healthy Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze alcohol and tobacco ads and create parodies of them. The eight lessons in this unit include discussions about why teens smoke or drink, the psychology behind the advertising, and writing persuasive letters to agencies,...
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Advertising Media: Youth Drinking and Smoking

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Scholars examine the effect of media and advertising on youth drinking and smoking. They determine what advertising means, how much money is spent on it, and how different age groups are targeted. They watch a movie and examine pictures...
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How Does Advertising Affect You?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students understand what advertisements are trying to do and how they do it
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To Smoke or Not to Smoke

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What are tobacco companies doing to appeal to people to get them to purchase tobacco products? This lesson takes a look at tobacco advertising. The tobacco companies spend millions and millions of dollars on advertising to get people to...
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Youths Are Exposed to E-Cigarette Advertisements from Multiple Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The use of tobacco and alcohol use among young people is increasing. Vaping in particular, is gaining popularity with middle and high school students. A colorful infographic details the top four sources of advertising accessed by young...
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Truth or Money

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Two compelling texts about tobacco companies' influence over editorial content in print media introduce readers to the concept of advertising censorship. After study and discussion, class members compose a mock "final column" by a...
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No Form of Tobacco is Safe

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners create an advertisement to convince children to stay away from tobacco products. For this smoking prevention lesson, students discuss the health effects of tobacco use and evaluate current tobacco ads. Learners work in small...
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World No Tobacco Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this world no tobacco day worksheet, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey about a...
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Making Choices about Tobacco Use

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the dangers associated with smoking. In groups, they discuss what it means to be addicted to a drug and how the media influences our decisions. After watching excerpts of films, they identify the use of smoking and the...
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How Does Advertising Affect You?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine advertisements from magazines. They are asked questions about each ad and what perceptions they get from the advertisement. They also identify the goal of the ad.
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Food Advertising Tricks

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students recognize techniques used to make food look appealing on television and in advertising, and explore the separate elements that compose media messages and products.

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