ERIC Number: ED186818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Tobacco Education Curriculum: Grade 5. Health Education: Substance Abuse Prevention.
Mitchell, Christine K.; And Others
This teaching guide for a tobacco education curriculum at the fifth-grade level is a part of a coordinated K-12 educational support program for reducing smoking. It includes a tobacco curriculum matrix for grades K-12, sample teaching methods, concepts and objectives for grades 4-6, and a resource list. The basic instructional concepts for the fifth-grade level focus on helping students: (1) feel good about themselves to enable them to make decisions with confidence; (2) become responsible for setting personal goals to protect their physical health; (3) identify the adverse effects of smoking on physical health; (4) recognize the economic impact of the tobacco industry in the United States; and (5) understand the psychological and sociological factors affecting their decisions about smoking. Objectives, teacher information, worksheets, and learning activities for each concept are provided. Additionally, the appendices list the addresses of the New York county units of the American Cancer Society, the American Lung Association, and the American Heart Association. (Author/NRB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Lung Association, New York, NY.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Drug Education.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
Note: For related documents see SP 015 333, SP 015 344-45 and CG 014 404-08.