This package is all your junior grade student needs to know about alcohol and will allow the student to be a critical thinker when it comes to alcohol use. Social issues are also looked at in this unit, including a look at First Nations and MADD.
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It follows the grade 5, Ontario health curriculum for Substance Use, Addictions, and Related Behaviours.
Substance Use, Addictions, and Related Behaviours
C1.2 describe the short- and long-term effects of alcohol use, and identify factors that can affect intoxication (e.g., amount consumed, speed of consumption, sex, body size, combinations with other drugs or food, emotional state)
C2.3 demonstrate the ability to apply decision-making, assertiveness, and refusal skills to deal with pressures pertaining to alcohol use or other behaviours that could later lead to addiction (e.g., smoking, drug use, gambling) [IS]
C3.3 identify personal and social factors (e.g., emotional, physical, mental, spiritual, cultural, legal, media, and peer influences) that can affect a person’s decision to drink alcohol at different points in his or her life [CT]