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Lesson 30: I'm Healthy and Tobacco Free!


In this lesson, students celebrate the healthy choice to be tobacco free. They think about all the things they can do because their bodies are healthy, and make a drawing of themselves doing one of these things. Then they make Tobacco-Free Medallions to wear to remind them of their healthy choice.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Describe the benefits of not using tobacco.
  2. Demonstrate how to persuade others to be tobacco free.

Time: 50 - 65 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • T-4: Support others to be tobacco free.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.2.1: Identify that healthy behaviors impact personal health.
  • Standard 8: Advocacy
  • Performance Indicator 8.2.2: Encourage peers to make positive health choices.