Tobacco Teacher Resources
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Tobacco: Promotion Tactics and the Law
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 promotions, target audiences, and brand associations/strategies they audit local real-life promotions.
7th - 10th 21st Century Skills
Tobacco in North Carolina
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 production.
4th Social Studies & History
Tobacco is Bad News!
A very important lesson on the dangers of tobacco and cigarette smoke awaits your students. First, a discussion on the dangers of tobacco is held. Then, 3rd graders go to the computer lab and utilize KidPix to draw an outline of the body. They type in the dangers of nicotine and smoke on each part of their body design.
Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco: What Are the Effects?
Students are introduced to the effects of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. In groups, they research how drugs and alcohol affect the body in terms of getting the nutritional values that it needs to be healthy. They also discuss how emotions and their self-worth can affect their likelihood in using drugs and alcohol.
6th - 8th Health
Harmful Effects of Tobacco Use
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, effects of smoking on the heart and lungs.
K - 12th Health
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
Busting the Tobacco Ads.
Fifth graders recognize that tobacco companies target young people with their advertisements. In this tobacco lesson, 5th graders understand why tobacco companies target youth. Students define the word adbuster and create adbusters to persuade youth not ot smoke.
5th Social Studies & History
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 ethics, the role of government in safeguarding health, and of course, the negative effects of smoking.
6th - 9th Health
Tobacco Bag Stringing: Elementary Activity One
Why was tobacco bag stringing important and what exactly is it? Fourth and fifth graders will learn about tobacco stringing and its effect on the economy in both North Carolina and Virginia. They will engage in several activities that include research, debate, and critical thinking skills development.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
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
The Harmful Effects of Tobacco
Fourth graders create a skit, story or short film. In this health and tobacco lesson, 4th graders view a PowerPoint about tobacco, discuss the parts of the body that can be harmed by smoking and work in small groups to create a presentation of the negative effects of tobacco.