Tobacco and Peer Pressure Teacher Resources

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Harmful Effects of Tobacco Use

For Teachers K - 12th
Is there really anything good about tobacco? No, there isn't one good thing about tobacco! This presentation provides a good overview of pertinent information. A few of the topics included are: what's in a cigarette, peer pressure,...
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Peer pressure

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify ways to cope with peer pressure to use tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs. They use selection from Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain.
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You Can Stop!!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze smoking behavior based on peer pressure.  In this health lesson, students read and complete worksheets on the internet concerning the behaviors associated with smoking.  They summarize what they have learned by typing a...
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Peer Pressure and Smoking

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the influence of classmates and friends in their daily decisions. They see the impact of having friends who smoke in their personal decision of smoking. Students practice how to say NO to activities they don't want to...
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How Much Does Smoking Really Cost?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Following a brief survey about tobacco, scholars examine a fact sheet to answer questions about the substance. A practice page challenges the class to determine the cost of the habit using money math. Pupils discuss their findings...
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I Refuse!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate effective use of assertive refusal skills when declining alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. In this assertive refusal lesson plan, 5th graders role play peer pressure situation and write a brief essay on what...
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Acting Out

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate peer pressure, gangs, drinking, and using drugs. In small groups, they conduct research, develop, edit, and write a three-minute script, and perform the script for the class.
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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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Smoking Jigsaw

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the dangers of smoking and identify ways to handle peer pressure to start smoking. In small groups they conduct Internet research, read an assigned section of a website link, and summarize the information and present it...
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How Can You Help Others Stay Tobacco Free?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze the effects of smoking and create a media campaign to encourage others to remain tobacco free.
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Smoking: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The increase in the number of restrictions placed on smoking represents a clear shift in the understanding of the dangers of both the short term and long term consequences of tobacco use. But people still light up. Three activities help...
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To Smoke or not to Smoke?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use the links provided to help them become more knowledgeable about tobacco use and peer pressure. They read the questions and then click on the link to help them find the answers. They then write the answers found on the blanks...
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What's so hard about saying no? Refusal Skills Role-Playing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice refusal skills to cope with peer pressure. In this refusal skill lesson, students work in groups to create their own skit about pressure to use tobacco. They show how they can use the 7 refusal skills taught on the Dig...
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What Does Advertising Say About Smoking?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students analyze the decision to smoke and how it is influenced by peer pressure. The discuss ways to say no to tobacco use.
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Tobacco/Smoking

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners brainstorm the detriments of smoking on health, economics and student futures. They make puppets and participate in a role play activity about smoking and peer pressure.
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Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs---Smoking Health Risks

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the negatives effects smoking can have on health. They look at advertisement to determine the effects of smoking on one's images. Working with a partner they make a paper bag puppet to use in role play. Finally,...
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Smoking On TV and In Films

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and discuss young peoples' attitudes towards smoking and the power of TV and film on their daily lives. They critically evaluate comments about tobacco smoking. In addition, they place on a graph the reasons people give...
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Acting Out

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore  psychology by participating in a role-play activity. In this peer pressure lesson, 6th graders discuss ways their classmates deal with everyday life by utilizing drugs and alcohol or participating in gang...
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Choices That Adolescents Make

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the different types of information available to adolescents. They analyze the decision making process of adolescents and examine the basis for egocentric thought. They analyze to what degree peer pressure affects...
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What Will She Do/What Will He Do

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze the effect of holding misconstrued beliefs about their peers and the impact it has on their own decisions. For this social norms lesson, students study handouts, engage in discussion and problem solve cases...
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Smoking Stinks

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
There are lots of good reasons not to smoke. Make sure your middle and high schoolers understand each and every one with a lesson that prompts them to read anti-smoking posters, note the main points, and write a short response on the...
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Drugs on Trial

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the district's tobacco, alcohol, and drug policy to analyze violation situations. They brainstorm a list of behavior changes that indicate the use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs, read and discuss the district policy,...
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Grade 9 - Personal Development (Substance Abuse Prevention)

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders evaluate peer, cultural, mass media, and social influences related to substance use and abuse. Define available support and describe use refusal skills.
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Alcohol and Other Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students take a quiz about substance abuse, then discuss the answers. They read and analyze the top five reasons students give for using alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs and discuss ways for them to make healthy choices.

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