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1 Too Good for Drugs Curriculum Correlations Correlated with Arkansas Health Curriculum Framework Grade 7 Lesson One: Introducing You and Your Dreams Develop personal goals. List steps for reaching a goal. Demonstrate how to picture yourself reaching your goal. Differentiate between long-term and short-term goals. Discuss how famous people reached their goals. Lesson Two: The Decision is Yours Recite steps in an effective decision-making model. Define consequences. Discuss why it is important to stop and think about choices and consequences before making a decision. List and discuss consequences of a variety of decisions. Discuss personal responsibility for making decisions.

2 HW Identify the legal issues and consequences of under-age use, possession, and purchase of tobacco products Lesson Three: Communication Define verbal and non-verbal communication. Demonstrate verbal and non-verbal communication. Demonstrate the effect of tone of voice on meaning. Differentiate between effective and ineffective communication. Demonstrate effective communication.

3 Lesson Four: The Blame Game Discuss personal responsibility for decision making. Demonstrate effective peer pressure resistance. HW Identify the legal issues and discuss the consequences of alcohol use and/or possession: under age blood alcohol concentration (BAC) driving under the influence (DUI) driving while intoxicated (DWI) HW Differentiate the short-term and long-term effects on the body from chronic marijuana use: physiological psychological

4 HW Develop strategies to avoid and respond to situations that threaten personal safety and may result in abuse Lesson Five: Coping With Stress Define stress. Recite/list physical symptoms of stress Differentiate between healthy and unhealthy ways to cope with stress. List a variety of healthy ways to cope with stress. HW Chart the damage to different body systems caused by long-term tobacco use HW Identify the legal issues and consequences of under-age use, possession, and purchase of tobacco products HW Discuss the effects of alcohol on the body systems: nervous circulatory respiratory digestive HW Identify the legal issues and discuss the consequences of alcohol use and/or possession: under age blood alcohol concentration (BAC) driving under the influence (DUI) driving while intoxicated (DWI) HW Differentiate the short-term and long-term effects on the body from chronic marijuana use: physiological psychological

5 HW Analyze the legal and social consequences of repetitive marijuana offenses HW Recognize the warning signs of depression and suicidal thoughts HW Identify and practice depression coping strategies HW Identify suicide prevention strategies: counseling hot-line trusted adult HW Develop strategies to avoid and respond to situations that threaten personal safety and may result in abuse HW Identify individuals and other sources to help and report abuse Lesson Six: Tobacco Describe harmful short and long-term effects of using smokeless tobacco products. Describe harmful short and long-term effects of smoking. Describe harmful short and long-term effects of second-hand smoke. Standard 6: Disease Prevention HW Compare and contrast communicable and non-communicable diseases

6 HW Recognize the 7 warning signs of cancer: a sore that does not heal nagging cough or hoarseness Standard 7: Community Health and Promotion HW Identify products for value and quality: misleading claims HW Identify claims of advertisement before the purchase of products HW Chart the damage to different body systems caused by long-term tobacco use HW Identify the legal issues and consequences of under-age use, possession, and purchase of tobacco products HW Describe the hazards of specific tobacco products on oral health Lesson Seven: Al K. Hol Describe the harmful short-term effects of alcohol use by a teenager. Demonstrate and discuss the way advertisements portray alcohol as glamorous. Differentiate between alcohol s reputation as a glamorous party drink and its actual effects.

7 Standard 6: Disease Prevention HW Compare and contrast communicable and non-communicable diseases Standard 7: Community Health and Promotion HW Identify products for value and quality: misleading claims HW Identify claims of advertisement before the purchase of products HW Discuss the effects of alcohol on the body systems: nervous circulatory respiratory digestive HW Identify the legal issues and discuss the consequences of alcohol use and/or possession: under age blood alcohol concentration (BAC) driving under the influence (DUI) driving while intoxicated (DWI) HW Recognize the warning signs of depression and suicidal thoughts

8 HW Identify and practice depression coping strategies HW Identify suicide prevention strategies: counseling hot-line trusted adult HW Develop strategies to avoid and respond to situations that threaten personal safety and may result in abuse HW Identify individuals and other sources to help and report abuse Lesson Eight: Marijuana: The Real Deal Differentiate between accurate and inaccurate sources of information about drugs. Differentiate between perceived prevalence of marijuana use and actual prevalence. Differentiate between myth and reality regarding marijuana. Describe the harmful short-term and long-term effects of marijuana use. HW Differentiate the short-term and long-term effects on the body from chronic marijuana use: physiological psychological HW Analyze the legal and social consequences of repetitive marijuana offenses

9 Lesson Nine: Kicking a Habit Demonstrate the difficulty of giving up an activity that has become a part of your life. Define addiction. Demonstrate the stages of addiction, with emphasis on nicotine addiction. Define withdrawal, and discuss withdrawal symptoms. Demonstrate ways to support a friend or relative who is withdrawing from a drug. Standard 6: Disease Prevention HW Compare and contrast communicable and non-communicable diseases HW Recognize the 7 warning signs of cancer: a sore that does not heal nagging cough or hoarseness Standard 7: Community Health and Promotion HW Identify products for value and quality: misleading claims HW Identify claims of advertisement before the purchase of products HW Chart the damage to different body systems caused by long-term tobacco use HW Identify the legal issues and consequences of under-age use, possession, and purchase of tobacco products

10 HW Describe the hazards of specific tobacco products on oral health HW Develop strategies to avoid and respond to situations that threaten personal safety and may result in abuse HW Identify individuals and other sources to help and report abuse Lesson Ten: Drug Jeopardy Describe physical, emotional and mental symptoms of cocaine use. Discuss the effects of tobacco, alcohol, marijuana and cocaine use. Review information and skills from the Too Good for Drugs seventh grade course. Standard 6: Disease Prevention HW Compare and contrast communicable and non-communicable diseases HW Recognize the 7 warning signs of cancer: a sore that does not heal nagging cough or hoarseness Standard 7: Community Health and Promotion HW Identify products for value and quality: misleading claims HW Identify claims of advertisement before the purchase of products HW Chart the damage to different body systems caused by long-term tobacco use

11 HW Identify the legal issues and consequences of under-age use, possession, and purchase of tobacco products HW Discuss the effects of alcohol on the body systems: nervous circulatory respiratory digestive HW Identify the legal issues and discuss the consequences of alcohol use and/or possession: under age blood alcohol concentration (BAC) driving under the influence (DUI) driving while intoxicated (DWI) HW Differentiate the short-term and long-term effects on the body from chronic marijuana use: physiological psychological HW Analyze the legal and social consequences of repetitive marijuana offenses HW Identify the physical, emotional, and social effects of the following drugs: cocaine HW Recognize the warning signs of depression and suicidal thoughts HW Identify and practice depression coping strategies HW Describe the hazards of specific tobacco products on oral health HW Develop strategies to avoid and respond to situations that threaten personal safety and may result in abuse HW Identify individuals and other sources to help and report abuse

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