Marijuana: Help Someone Kick the Habit
Students define substance abuse, assess how they and their friends have been affected by marijuana, evaluate how pot users are hurting themselves, and explore how teens can stay away from or stop smoking pot.
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Should Marijuana be Allowed as a Medical Treatment?
Do the benefits to patients of medical marijuana outweigh the risks? That is the question at the heart of an exercise in learning how to conduct informed discussions of controversial issues. After reading a background article that...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
They Had a Dream
They had a dream—a dream so powerful it can still inspire citizens of today and the future. Here, young historians learn about the 1963 march on Washington led by Martin Luther King Jr. by closely examining a photograph of a meeting held...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Distracted by Everything - Being Wired at All Times
This multimedia activity challenges media-savvy learners to look at the critical issue concerning the inundation of technology and multitasking in the classroom, and its effects on the education of themselves and others. The tasks...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Statistical Drug Abuse and Adolescents in the U.S.A.
Students examine statistics of teenagers using alcohol and marijuana. In groups, they brainstorm the reasons why they believe usage is higher than in years past. As a class, they role-play different roles in scenerios to help them...
10th - 12th Health
ESL Holiday Reading Comprehension: Fresh Breath Day
In this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about oral hygiene and Fresh Breath Day on August 6. Students answer 100 varied questions pertaining to the article. There is also a link to listen to the passage on...
5th - 6th Health