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      Access Health Information, Products, and Services
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      Goal-Setting and Decision-Making Skills
      Advocating for Health


 
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Grade 12  
Health, Approved 2006  
7    Advocating for Health
2    The student will demonstrate ability to work cooperatively when advocating for health.   
3    Partially Proficient Indicator: The student will under much direction, work cooperatively within their group to help enhance personal, family, or community health.
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Dangers of Tobacco Use This five-day teacher-produced WebQuest encourages high school students to use technology and persuasive writing and speaking skills to convince the American Cancer Society to air their project. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Decision Making Scenarios This 45-minute lesson from PE Central requires students in grades 9-12 to use a five-step decision-making model to determine solutions and consequences in four scenarios while working in cooperative groups. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Abuse Brochure This two-day lesson from PBS requires students in grades 7-12 to research the Internet to find answers to a drug abuse crossword puzzle. Information researched is then used to plan an informational brochure to be distributed to peers. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Hurricane Katrina Relief - Power, Generosity, and Leadership! This variable-length unit from Learning to Give helps students in grades 9-12 research problems associated with disasters and disaster relief by using Hurricane Katrina as the example in context. Students investigate the role of economic sectors in responding to needs, participate in a collection campaign, and learn about relief agencies. (SDFSCA Approved Activity E.xix - Community service, including community service performed by expelled students, and service-learning projects.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
More or Less This two-day teacher-made lesson provided by the Indiana University Center for Adolescent and Family Studies (CAFS) encourages middle and high school students to identify things that their community does and does not need. They then consider how to raise community awareness of problems that exist and possible solutions. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Smoking Prevention Campaign This three-day lesson from PBS requires students in grades 7-9 to collect facts about tobacco use from the Internet, survey their peers regarding attitudes about smoking, and devise a smoking prevention campaign based on their findings. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vii - Activities in secondary schools that reinforce prevention activities implemented in elementary schools.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
The Flip Side of Club Drugs This three-day lesson from PBS helps students in grades 9-12 to discuss cultural influences on the use of club drugs, identify effects of such drugs, evaluate drug information for reliability, and write either an explanatory or persuasive article to raise community awareness of related issues. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.v - Activities that teach students about the dangers of emerging drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction

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