Type:

Lesson Plan, Unit

Description:

<p>Includes 10 cross-curricular lessons for middle school students.</p><p>Each set of sequenced lessons acts as a mini-unit. Each grade level based mini-unit focuses on the same five lesson themes:</p><p>Relating the issue of prescription drug safety to overall health<br/>Understanding proper use<br/>Understanding misuse<br/>Understanding abuse<br/>Conducting an application-based culminating project</p><p>The lessons in this guide represent a cross-curricular approach to teaching with a concentrated emphasis on national education standards, including the National Health Education Standards and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics.</p><p>The lessons can be reorganized to match your own curriculum standards. You may be looking for an opportunity to integrate the topic of prescription drugs into a particular content area. The Meeting National Education Standards chart on page 114 – 119 can help you to do so.</p>

Subjects:

  • Health > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

prescription drugs abuse misuse teens teenagers adolescents prevention awareness over-the-counter OTC

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

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