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Grades 8 & 9 Sample Lesson Plan
This booklet includes reproducible activities and a unit quiz for grades 8 & 9, as well as instructions for implementing them.
The activities are divided into four categories.
"Keeping Healthy" This section includes a survey designed to determine students’ perceptions about tobacco, their understanding of its effects, and their experience with it. In addition, it includes activities to educate students about the health consequences of tobacco use.
"How Friends Fit In" In this section, students explore their relationships with others. The activities focus on peer relationships and how peer pressure, influence, and acceptance affect their lives. There are also activities on refusal skills to help equip students with strategies for saying "no." Booklet before starting the unit.
"How I Am" This section has students look at how they act, feel, and think. Topics covered include self-esteem, social image, decision-making skills, and personal values (what is important to each student). The activities are designed to provide students with a chance to practice decision making and to empower them to make healthy decisions.
"Support Lessons" These are reinforcement lessons for 9th graders who completed the unit in 8th grade. Or, they can be used with 8th graders if your school ends at 8th grade.