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Dangers of Tobacco

Main Core Tie

Health Education - 6th Grade
Strand 4: SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION (SAP) Standard 6.SAP.3:

Time Frame

1 class periods of 60 minutes each

Group Size

Pairs

Authors

Sara Wilson

Summary

Students will learn the vocabulary words associated with tobacco and the negative effects tobacco has on the human body.


Materials

Attachments

  • Microsoft Powerpoint


Background for Teachers

Review over texbook and know how to create and use powerpoints.


Student Prior Knowledge

Be aware of tobacco and cigarettes and know how to use powerpoints.


Intended Learning Outcomes

  1. Name 3 harmful substances in tobacco smoke.
  2. Identify parts of the body that are affected by tobacco use.
  3. Describe the effects of tobacco use on parts of the body.


Instructional Procedures

  1. Discuss the various substances in tobacco.
  2. Have the students look at the tobacco products on pg. 262.
  3. Students will open Monday's Tobacco Powerpoint and procede through the slides, as follows: Learn 'Why NOT to use Tobacco', which will list several examples of what may happen to a person's body while using tobacco(longterm and shortterm effects). Complete 'Check Your Facts' which answers questions related to lesson 1/2 of chapter 7. Lastly, use math skills to calculate how much money a person will spend on cigarettes and write down what they would rather buy using that money. Then, watch a 20 minute video 'Our Smoking Video' about 2 kids who are caught smoking and as a punishment have to create a video on smoking, which points out the risks of smoking and addiction to nicotine.


Assessment Plan

Attachments

Students knowledge will be assessed by grading their 'Check Your Facts' classwork.


Bibliography

Textbook- Your Health Grade 6th, by Harcourt Brace


Created: 07/31/2003
Updated: 01/29/2020
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