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Lesson 26: Choosing to Be Tobacco and Alcohol Free

Overview

This lesson helps students make the personal choice to be tobacco free. Students review questions to ask themselves when making a decision. They work through an example modeled by the teacher, and then complete an activity sheet to practice making a healthy choice in relation to alcohol use.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Identify situations which need a decision related to alcohol or tobacco use.
  2. Identify options and their potential outcomes when making a decision related to alcohol or tobacco use.
  3. Choose a healthy option when making a decision about alcohol or tobacco use.
  4. Describe the final outcome of a decision related to alcohol or tobacco use.

SEL Connection

  • responsible decision making

Time: 45 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • AOD-3: Avoid the use of alcohol.
  • T-1: Avoid using (or experimenting with) any form of tobacco.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.5.1: Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.
  • Standard 5: Decision Making
  • Performance Indicator 5.5.1: Identify health-related situations that might require a thoughtful decision.
  • Performance Indicator 5.5.2: Analyze when assistance is needed in making a health-related decision.
  • Performance Indicator 5.5.3: List healthy options to health-related issues or problems.
  • Performance Indicator 5.5.4: Predict the potential outcomes of each option when making a health-related decision.
  • Performance Indicator 5.5.5: Choose a healthy option when making a decision.
  • Performance Indicator 5.5.6: Describe the outcomes of a health-related decision.
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