1. Topic-
Drugs and Making Wrong Choices
2. Content-
Addiction: Physical dependence on a drug.

Stimulant: A stimulant speeds up the body and brain. Stimulants have the opposite effect of depressants.

Overdose: Sickness or bodily damage that results from taking too high a dosage of drugs
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Students will be able to understand the dangers of illegal drugs.
2. Students will be able to identify different types of drugs.
3. Students will know some of the reason why people use drugs.
4. Objectives-
1. Review the dangers of illegal drugs.
2. Learn how to identify ways to cope with peer pressure to avoid the use of drugs.
3. Understand the importance of making the right decisions.
5. Materials and Aids-
Article, digital story, visit from sergeant Johnson, poem.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Read an article about drugs from the New York Times.
2. Show the students the video.

B. Development-

1. Have a class discussion after the movie.
2. Have sergeant Johnson visit.

C. Practice-

1. Have students read the poem "I am Meth"
2. Have a class discussion

D. Independent Practice-

For homework have the kids write an essay about a time they made a bad decision and how they handle the situation.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Make sure to have the kids that have difficulty seeing in the front of the classroom so they can have a better view of the movie.
2. Make sure to help the students with any questions they have about the movie to make sure they understand the massage.

F. Checking for understanding-

Have students answer the questions given after the movie.

G. Closure-

Have the kids share their essays and have a class discussion.
7. Evaluation-
Have a quiz about the lesson.
8. Teacher Reflection-
In my opinion this lesson was a successful one because the students got to understand the massage of the movie and got to realized the importance of making good choices and the dangers of drugs.

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