Drug abuse Teacher Resources
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness CampaignLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
ESL Holiday Lessons: Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingLesson Planet
6th - 10th
To practice their emerging language skills, English Learners read an article, "Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking." They complete six matching questions, 29 fill-in-the-blanks, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble...
Early Drug Abuse PreventionLesson Planet
K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Good drugs, bad drugs, all kinds of drugs. Use this collection to expose your youngsters to the proper and improper usage of drugs. From alcohol to opioids to reading prescription medication labels, this collection is sure to get you started on building knowledge around drugs and drug prevention.
Recovery From Drug AddictionLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Are there factors that put some individuals at a higher risk for drug addiction than others? Learn more about the risk factors that may make some people more susceptible to addiction, as well as protective factors that help prevent...
Prescription Drug Abuse: Teens in DangerLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students identify the most abused prescription drugs. In this drug awareness lesson plan, students discuss the harmful effects of taking drugs prescribed to someone else. They take a quiz before and after the lesson plan to check how...
Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Decisions and ConsequencesLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach young learners that most drug addictions end in one of three outcomes: treatment, jail, or death. After watching a short video segment on the consequences of drug abuse, class members discuss what they viewed and consider what...
Consider the SourceLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who is more trustworthy when it comes to marijuana: a high school student, or The National Institute on Drug Abuse? Sources matter when reading informational text. Help teenagers discern which facts are true with an activity that focuses...
Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"Lesson Planet
7th - 10th
Students discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness lesson, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This lesson...
My Generation Rx: Minute ActivitiesLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Want to discuss the prevalence of prescription drug abuse among teenagers, but running out of class time? A series of short, straightforward activities address topics such as sharing prescription drugs, coping mechanisms for stress, and...
The Brain's Response to DrugsLesson Planet
5th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Marijuana affects the brain differently than inhalants, which have a different effect than opioids. Elementary and middle school classes read about these drugs as well as nicotine, methamphetamine, hallucinogens, and steroids before...