ERIC Number: ED450091
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Smoke Screeners: An Educational Program To Help Young People Decode Smoking in the Movies. Moderator's Guide.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.
This educational program, which includes a moderator's guide and a videotape, is designed to help educators teach media literacy skills regarding smoking to students in middle and early high school. The moderator's guide helps teachers conduct an engaging discussion and provide followup educational activities around the Smoke Screeners program video. The 15-minute video is a fast-paced show designed to expose unrealistic portrayals of smoking in the movies as well as the real life dangers of tobacco. It encourages youth to be lifelong critical thinkers and critical viewers. The moderator's guide presents a welcome to the program and describes the program components. The five program steps are: preparing for the videotape (general discussion about favorite movies); introducing the video by asking questions about smoking in the movies; showing the 15-minute video; discussing the video; and introducing Smoke Screeners activities. The guide also includes a collection of reproducibles, a glossary and resource sheet, and a resource and information sheet. (Contains 21 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comprehensive School Health Education, Films, Health Behavior, Health Promotion, High School Students, High Schools, Media Literacy, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Smoking, Student Behavior, Videotape Recordings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, Mail Stop K50, 4770 Buford Highway, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30341-3724; Tel: 800-232-1311 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.