*Stickers designed by Jennifer, Grade 8
Hey 8th graders! You’re going to try and combat all of the tricks used by JUULs on social media by creating a campaign of your own. After reading this article from the (upcoming!) November issue of Choices Magazine, What JUUL’s Hiding, you’re going to get to work creating a clever message- either with a social media post, laptop sticker, infographic, any other method- to let your friends know about the real risk involved with choosing to vape.
Another awesome lesson plan from the folks at New York Times. This one takes an in-depth look at health news and hits NHES3 (Accessing Information), NHES2 (Analyzing Influences) and NHES 8 (Advocacy). Would love to team up with the librarian and a science teacher for this!
Source: ‘Chocolate Found to Stave Off Death!’ Analyzing the Scientific Evidence Behind Health Headlines – The New York Times
Amy Lauren Smith, a Choices teacher-adviser, led her class through a lesson on advocacy after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy. Source: Responding to
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