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Anti-Smoking
Letter Writing
Campaign

Subjects

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Language Arts
  • Educational Technology
  • Health

Grades

  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12

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Brief Description

Students explore arguments against smoking and write a letter encouraging a friend not to smoke.

Objectives

Students will

  • learn facts about smoking and its impact on health.
  • write a friendly letter encouraging someone not to smoke.

Keywords

smoking, letter, persuasive, cigarettes, smoke, nicotine, tobacco

Materials Needed[shopmaterials]

All materials, including copies a handout and a page of smoking facts, can be downloaded from the Anti-Smoking Letter Writing Campaign.

This complete lesson is available only if you have not used up your free clicks on the TeacherVision Web site. If you have used up your free clicks, you can still freely adapt this idea of having students write letters to their friends.

Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students learn facts about smoking and its impact on our health, and write a friendly letter encouraging a friend not to smoke. For a complete teaching resource, see the Anti-Smoking Letter Writing Campaign lesson plan.

Assessment

An assessment rubric is included in this lesson plan.

Lesson Plan Source

teachervision.com

Submitted By

Gary Hopkins

National Standards

LANGUAGE ARTS: English
GRADES K - 12
NL-ENG.K-12.1 Reading for Perspective
NL-ENG.K-12.2 Reading for Understanding
NL-ENG.K-12.3 Evaluation Strategies
NL-ENG.K-12.4 Communication Skills
NL-ENG.K-12.5 Communication Strategies
NL-ENG.K-12.6 Applying Knowledge
NL-ENG.K-12.11 Participating in Society
NL-ENG.K-12.12 Applying Language Skills

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH: Health
GRADES K - 4
NPH-H.K-4.1 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
NPH-H.K-4.3 Reducing Health Risks
NPH-H.K-4.5 Using Communication Skills to Promote Health
NPH-H.K-4.7 Health Advocacy
GRADES 5 - 8
NPH-H.5-8.1 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
NPH-H.5-8.3 Reducing Health Risks
NPH-H.5-8.5 Using Communication Skills to Promote Health
NPH-H.5-8.7 Health Advocacy
GRADES 9 - 12
NPH-H.9-12.1 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
NPH-H.9-12.3 Reducing Health Risks
NPH-H.9-12.5 Using Communication Skills to Promote Health
NPH-H.9-12.7 Health Advocacy

TECHNOLOGY
GRADES K - 12
NT.K-12.1 Basic Operations and Concepts
NT.K-12.5 Technology Research tools

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