GRADE 7

 

   Primary Standard:  Goal Setting and Decision Making

Learning Plan Title: “Goal Searching”

Objective:

HE.7.6.3 Students will clarify the process of a decision making model; predict situations and practice skills requiring decisions with alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

Performance Descriptor:

Mastery Level:  Students will review various decision making models and apply one process to an ATOD situation.

Materials:

 

Pencils and Paper

Learning Plan:  

1.  Write the word "goals" and "roadblocks" on the board and explain.
2.  Draw a line down the middle of the chalkboard and list left column "Goals" and the right column "Roadblocks".
3.  Discuss risks of alcohol use and abuse.
4.  Give examples of short and long-term use of alcohol.
5.  Have students list 10 goals they hope to accomplish in their lifetime on a piece of paper using the format that is on the chalkboard.
6.  In the right column, "roadblocks", mark with an 'X' beside each goal that could be affected by the use of alcohol.

Related Health Content Standards and Objectives:

Standard 1: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

HE. 7.1.1 Students will analyze the effects of various behaviors (e.g., substance abuse) on body systems and wellness.

Additional Health Learning Plan Links:

http://www.smcps.k12.md.us/mbms/writing/decision.html

Cross Curricular Learning Plans:

Health--Students will discuss how alcohol destroys lifetime goals by the use of alcohol. (family, professional, parenting skills, abuse...)
Science--Students will examine how alcohol destroys the brain, organs, central nervous system, etc.
Physical Education--Alcohol can destroy fine motor skills and affect performance.
Drivers Education--Alcohol will impair reaction time and judgment resulting in bodily harm or death.
English--Students can do research on the dangers of alcohol and study how advertising affects the public awareness.
Chemistry--Students can study the alcohol level in comparison to body size.  (Ex:  DUI and DWI