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Calling all thespians! Students present short skits on ways to say no to drugs.
Students demonstrate creative thinking, creative writing, and dramatic arts skills in presenting a short skit. Students work together in cooperative groups.
drugs, saying no, skit, play
For teacher: index cards (any size), pen or marker For students: index cards with situations written on them
Before the lesson, write on index cards situations students might face in which they have to say no to drugs. A few sources for examples:
Divide the class into small groups. Give each group a card with a situation. Tell each group to make up a short skit or play showing the situation and a solution to the problem. Then have each group act out the skit.
Extension: Have students discuss each skit and offer other solutions to the problem.
Observe students' participation. Evaluate students' skits and solutions to the problems.
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Last updated 10/01/2011