Achieve! Personal Development - Drugs and our Community gives students the information they need about legal and illegal drugs, including alcohol and tobacco. The activities encourage students to think about the risks involved in substance abuse and how this might affect their own lives. Throughout the book the emphasis is on students gaining knowledge to enable them to make positive decisions.
This series has been developed for teachers who require additional activities for students who are struggling with literacy in years 7-10 and have a reading age of six to nine years. Teachers can readily edit the pages to customise the material for individual students or classes and the curriculum requirements of their State.
The CD found on the inside back cover contains all the pages that are featured in the book, as well as a file of illustrations that can be used for other worksheets. These files can be easily edited to suit the needs of students and the curriculum requirements of your state.
Achieve! Personal Development - Drugs and our Community provides work sheets about issues to do with prescription, legal and illegal drugs.
- Drug use in the 21st century
- Problems with alcohol
- Binge drinking
- The effects of drugs on a pregnant woman and her unborn child
- Up in smoke – cigarettes and their dangers
- Drugs and the link to crime
- Drugs and driving
- How fit am I?
About this series:
Each book in the Achieve! Personal Development series has been designed and written for secondary students who have low-level literacy skills and require modified classroom activities to fully participate in the curriculum. Students will experience success as they work alongside their classmates in the same subjects with material that is tailored for their literacy needs.
Worksheets are ideal for group or individual study and are easy for classroom helpers to implement in one-on-one lessons. you can also use the photocopiable pages for revision, assessment and home study.
Mature-look page layout and illustrations
Topics that will interest teenagers
An emphasis on literacy skills
Clear learning objectives
Starter activities, background topic information and ideas for summarising a lesson