Alcohol: Why Drink When You Can…

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Prepare your learners to make good decisions about drinking by providing them with the real facts about alcohol and substance abuse. This resource includes several worksheets explaining how alcohol affects the brain, as well as a general lesson plan that focuses on alternatives to drinking.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • This is a great lesson to include in a series of lessons or unit on substance abuse
  • Consider having learners research how other types of substances can have similar effects on the brain, and explain their comparisons in an informational brochure or in-class presentation
Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • All worksheets include answer keys
  • Variety of worksheet types, including True/False activity, reference handout, and word puzzle 
  • Excellent student information sheet detailing how specific areas of the brain are affected by alcohol
Cons
  • None