Lesson Plan, Unit


Includes 10 cross-curricular lessons for middle school students.Each set of sequenced lessons acts as a mini-unit. Each grade level based mini-unit focuses on the same five lesson themes:Relating the issue of prescription drug safety to overall healthUnderstanding proper useUnderstanding misuseUnderstanding abuseConducting an application-based culminating projectThe 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.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.


  • Health > General

Education Levels:

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


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