Lesson Plan

Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Decisions and Consequences

Teach young learners that most drug addictions end in one of three outcomes: treatment, jail, or death. After watching a short video segment on the consequences of drug abuse, class members discuss what they viewed and consider what advice they could provide younger siblings about avoiding drugs.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Connect the lesson between language arts and health for the writing portion
  • Invite a speaker who is recovering from drug addiction and can provide messages of hope to your class
Classroom Considerations
  • Designed for high school classes but applicable to middle schoolers as well
  • The seventh part of an eight-lesson series on prescription drug addiction
Pros
  • Emphasizes the importance of making healthy decisions to avoid undesirable outcomes
  • Provides all necessary worksheets and video links
Cons
  • None