ERIC Number: ED346077
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Prevention of Drug Use. Prekindergarten-Grade 3. Education for Self-Responsibility II.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This Education for Self Responsibility (ESR) curriculum guide is designed to emphasize drug use prevention for prekindergarten-grade 3 students. The program emphasizes good health care practices, safety, personal responsibility, awareness of others, maintaining health, developing positive self-worth, and recognition of roles as family members. The guide is organized into six sections: (1) The Comprehensive Drug Use Prevention Program; (2) Implementing the ESR II Curriculum Guide; (3) Modifying ESR II for Special Populations; (4) Risk Factors for Adolescent Drug Use; (5) Suggestions for Discussion Groups and Speakers; and (6) Sample Lessons for the Prevention of Drug Use. The sample lessons demonstrate age-appropriate ways in which prekindergarten-Grade 3 teachers can integrate good health care practices into the fine arts, language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies curriculums. Seven appendices include Teacher Resources; Annotated Bibliography; Drug Chart; Glossary of Terms; Texas Law Related to Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs; Agencies and Organizations; and Instructional Strategies and Products for Teaching Drug Use Prevention. (LL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Class Activities, Discussion Groups, Drug Education, Drug Legislation, Drug Use, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Resources, Health Education, Health Promotion, High Risk Students, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Special Needs Students, State Curriculum Guides, Student Responsibility
Publications Distributions Office, Texas Education Agency, 170l North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.