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All Choked Up By Smoking Statistics
Scholars use the article "More College Students Are Smoking, Study Says" as a springboard for discussion on the reasons why people smoke cigarettes. They investigate different methods of graphing statistics by using the data provided in the article.
9th - 12th Math
Smoking Today = Smoking Tomorrow
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 package using the data for younger adolescents.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Persuasive Writing: Smoking Bans
Clear the air with this persuasive writing activity, in which middle schoolers investigate smoking bans. Helpful as a cross-curricular health instructional activity, the assignment prompts young learners to brainstorm reasons why people smoke and reasons why smoking is a bad health habit.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Where There's Smoke, There's Fire
Students explore impact of smoking in workplaces. For this health awareness lesson, students act as owners and managers of different types of business locations. They develop smoking policies and defend them by responding to students portraying smoking and non-smoking patrons and employees.
6th - 12th Health
Smoke and Mirrors
Young scholars study the changing public perception of cigarettes over the century. They create a visual timeline for classroom display, and design a survey on people's views on cigarette smoking for homework. In addition, they design and administer surveys on the public perception of cigarettes.
6th - 12th Health
Students investigate the effects of smoking. In this personal health lesson, students design and administer surveys about smoking habits of teens and conduct research. Students create PowerPoint presentations that feature their findings to be shown to students in lower grades.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Smoke Screen Book Quiz
For this fiction books worksheet, students complete seven multiple choice questions about the book, "Smoke Screen." These questions contain concepts such as choosing the correct author, who published the book, when it was on the New York Times best seller list, popularity of other books at the same time, and more.
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Smoking: Don't Be Sucked In!
Students examine the health and social consequences of smoking. Using the internet, they research the three most harmful substances in cigarettes and list two reasons why they should not smoke. They brainstorm a list as a class of words associated with the habit as well.
4th - 5th Health
What is in Second-Hand Cigarette Smoke?
Students discuss the chemicals found in second hand cigarette smoke. In this second hand smoke lesson, students observe a demonstration of a smoke analyzer. Students research the chemicals found in second hand smoke and write an essay to summarize their findings.
6th - 8th Health
Cross Out Secondhand Smoke
After reading a public health article, high schoolers identify groups that are at risk from secondhand smoke and what benefits have come from reduction of smoking in public places. The article isn't accessible via the link, but can be found easily with an online search.
8th - 12th Health
Citizens Hold Their Breath in Smoke-free Cities
Pupils investigate the laws covering smoking in public places in their community and find out if city council or other governing bodies have considered changing these laws. Students conduct interviews and write an article explaining the situation in the community and any plans to change it.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Bans, Bans, Good for the Heart!
First, note that the link to the article no longer works, but it is easily located on the Internet. Health classes discuss the effects of smoking on heart attacks and the anti-smoking laws that have reduced the incidence of heart attacks. Here, pupils read an article about the reduction of heart attacks after local smoking bans are enacted.
9th - 12th Science
Are Antismoking Ads Effective?
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 questions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Thinking like a Citizen
Explore the influence social activism can have on important issues, and create a class full of young citizen activists. This plans calls for learners to participate in a whole class discussion and brainstorm about ways to effectively influence public opinion on the use of tobacco products.
7th - 10th Health
Problem, Solution, and Persuasion
Persuasive techniques are best understood when class members have to apply them. This resource requires young learners to convince people who are deceived about the harmful side effects of cigarettes of the consequences of smoking. Instructional strategies include Four Corners, Cubing, and creating a Persuasion Map.
7th - 8th Health