ERIC Number: ED059048
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Drug Abuse in the Elementary School, An Instructional Bulletin.
Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Div. of Instructional Planning and Services.
This resource guide has been developed to assist elementary school teachers in offering instruction on the subject of drug education. Divided into two sections for grades K-3 and 4-6, each section offers suggested concepts and activities "providing opportunities for pupils to develop wholesome attitudes and knowledge enabling them to make wise personal choices concerning the proper use of drugs and other toxic materials and abstain from any form of drug abuse." Topics for grades K-3 are: (1) food and nonfood substances, and (2) the values of nonfood substances. For grades 4-6, the topics consider: (1) the effects of experimentation with drugs and other harmful substances, and (2) alternatives to drug abuse. Resource information in the form of a list of pupil-teacher resource materials, stories for pupils, glossary of slang terms associated with drug abuse, and a list of narcotics and dangerous drugs, their source, properties, methods of use, and effects, complete this teacher's guide. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Div. of Instructional Planning and Services.