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Grade 4 - Alberta Health Services: Tobacco Reduction Resources

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Alberta Health Services: Tobacco Reduction Resources for School Aged Youth


These packages provide reliable age appropriate reference and links to recognized, evidence-based resources for tobacco related information. They are intended for use by health professionals, teachers, students, youth workers, community leaders and parents.


Each package includes:

  • Age appropriate Key Messages
  • Alberta Learning Curriculum links
  • Learning Objectives
  • Recommended Resources
  • Resource Type
  • Where / How to Access

 

Grade 4 

 

Tobacco use has harmful consequences. 

  • All forms of commercial tobacco are harmful to personal health, both physical and emotional, and to the health of others.  
   
Alberta Learning Curriculum Links
Learning Objectives 
Recommended Resources
Type of Resource
Where is it Available 

Personal Health:

 

4.2 Examine the impact of environmental factors on personal health, and develop positive environmental health habits e.g. second hand smoke

 

4.4 examine the various factors that influence body image; e.g. culture, media, peers, role models, weight loss industry   

Students recognize all forms of commercial tobacco and tobacco-like products including smoked, flavored, sweetened, waterpipe tobacco, spit tobacco and electronic cigarette products have negative social and health consequences.

 

Students understand that there is no safe level of exposure to second or third-hand smoke.

 

 
      

Leaps and Bounds - Alberta Health Services 

electronic resource lesson plans 

 lesson plans

 
Lungs are for Life- Canadian Lung Association
Teacher ready, free resource package with lesson plans, handouts, website and video resource recommendation
lesson plan package 

Butt Ugly Program 

Live peer led program for Grade 6 students.  Website for complementary activities to enhance the program.  

website 

River Run 

illustrated story book - River Run is the story of a group of youth that learn the traditional use of tobacco while on a canoe trip. One of the youth, who smokes, gets her world opened up along the way.

 
Flavoured Tobacco - Nonsmokers Rights Association

online resource

Background information for teachers

fact sheets
 Electronic Cigarettes - Nonsmokers Rights Association 

online resource 

Background information for teachers

background information 
Hookah and Waterpipes - Nonsmokers Rights Association

online resource 

Background information for teachers

fact sheet  
OxyGen The hard facts about smoking and the truth about the tobacco industry. Includes games. There are more than 45 video clips on OxyGen to watch and rate. Students can even submit your own! 

website 

"Does the Smoke Ever Really Clear?" - National Institute of Environmental Health Science

Scientific information on Third Hand Smoke for adults and teachers

- online resource 

article 

The Academy 

grade-specific detailed lesson outlines, interactive presentations, material to encourage class discussion, and a variety of pre-developed cross-curricular activities to integrate into a variety of learning experiences. There are 5 lessons per grade that can be acessed online. 

link

Shadows of the Academy 

An interactive site aimed at students to allow them to explore more about the characters created in The Academy resource

link

 

     Tobacco Free Places 

  • tobacco free rules provide safety for self and others, at home, at school and in the community
Alberta Learning Curriculum Links   Learning Objectives  
Recommended Resources 
Type of Resource 
Where is it Available  

Safety and Responsibility 

 

4.8 expand practices that provide safety for self and others e.g. develop skills to ask for smoke free personal space.        

Students learn to identify smoke-free places.

 

Students learn to identify spit tobacco free places.

 

Students learn second and third-hand smoke is harmful to everyone.

 

Students understand why tobacco-free rules are important.

 

    

Municipal Bylaw

either hard copy or online copyonline search under name of municipality (e.g. City of Red Deer) for smoking or health bylaw

online search


Butt Ugly Program 

Website for complementary activities to enhance the program.  

website 

SimSmoke- "Are You Being Exposed?"

interactive website to calculate your risk of second hand smoke exposure

website 

Lungs Are for Life - the Lung Association   Teacher ready, free resource package with lesson plans,handouts, website and video resource recommendation  lesson plan package  

"Does the Smoke Ever Really Clear?" - National Institute of Environmental Health Science

Scientific information on Third Hand Smoke for adults and teachers

- online resource 

article  

The Academy 

grade-specific detailed lesson outlines, interactive presentations, material to encourage class discussion, and a variety of pre-developed cross-curricular activities to integrate into a variety of learning experiences. There are 5 lessons per grade that can be acessed online.  link

Shadows of the Academy 

An interactive site aimed at students to allow them to explore more about the characters created in The Academy resource link

 

 

Choose a life free of tobacco and tobacco-like products. 

  • Choosing to be tobacco-free helps you to be healthy 
  • Tobacco is an addictive substance in all its forms.
  • All forms of tobacco and tobacco -like products including smoked and spit tobacco have negative social and health consequences. 
  • The majority of teens do not use tobacco or tobacco-like products.    
Alberta Learning Curriculum Links   Learning Objectives  
Recommended Resources 
Type of Resource 
Where is it Available  

Safety and Responsibility:

 

4.6 examine the health risks associated with smoking and various forms of tobacco

 

4.7 Describe and demonstrate passive aggressive and assertive behaviours: strategies for use when resisting pressure to use tobacco.  

 

4.3 Recognize that management of positive and negative stress can affect health 


 

 

Students list 3 immediate and longer-term health risks associated with the use of tobacco and tobacco-like products 

 

With regard to tobacco and tobacco-like products: 

 

Students recognize and demonstrate personal boundaries related to experimentation / use. .
 

Students clearly communicate refusal skills. 

 

Students use assertive behaviours to resist. 

 

Understand that tobacco use is not an appropriate choice to manage stress.

 

Understand that social or peer pressures to use/ experiment with tobacco can be stressful. 

 

  

School resources - Alberta Health Services 

electronic health information 

website

"The Highjacked Brain" - PBS Online 

online resource 

online media 

Butt Ugly Program 

 Live peer led program for grade 6 students. Website for complementary activities to enhance the program.  

website 

Flavoured Tobacco - Nonsmokers Rights Association

online resource

Background information for teachers

fact sheets
 Electronic Cigarettes - Nonsmokers Rights Association 

online resource 

Background information for teachers

background information 
Hookah and Waterpipes - Nonsmokers Rights Association

online resource 

Background information for teachers

fact sheet  

Teaming up for Tobacco Free Kids

electronic resource 

teacher's manual  

"Be the Norm" - Alberta Schools Athletic Association 

online resource - A course designed to give you an understanding of Tobacco

free order - scroll to the bottom of courses 

Youth Smoking Survey Data 

Health Canada Summary of the Youth Smoking Survey; prevalence of youth tobacco use in Canada

survey data

The Academy 

grade-specific detailed lesson outlines, interactive presentations, material to encourage class discussion, and a variety of pre-developed cross-curricular activities to integrate into a variety of learning experiences. There are 5 lessons per grade that can be acessed online.  link

Shadows of the Academy 

An interactive site aimed at students to allow them to explore more about the characters created in The Academy resource link

All resources listed here have been reviewed as meeting recommended practice guidelines and are listed in either  the Alberta Health Services Comprehensive School Health Listing and the Central Zone Health Resource List Addendum for Teachers, or have been recommended as a credible resource and reviewed. This is the  tool that we use for approval of resources - 2014 Criteria for Website Approval CZ School Health Wiki.docx (new).docx


 

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