Project Drug Free Grades K-3 Curriculum is an effective program that is great for Red Ribbon Week
Rationale for this program: Children in grades K-3 have limited knowledge about drugs. It's vital to set a foundation for future drug prevention efforts. Exposure to drugs, alcohol, or tobacco may be occurring in the home. Classroom reinforcement is essential for developing drug-free values. What Does the Curriculum Cover? Focuses on alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, & other drugs. Distinguishes between medicines & illegal drugs. Consequences of drug use including dependency. Parent and community involvement. Good health practices & self-confidence. Acceptance of the difference in others. Importance of family and how families diffe. Problem solving and decision making skills. Includes: 8 lessons with 5 or more activities, reproducible parent-involved activities, reproducible student activities, additional resources, teacher evaluations. Great curriculum for Red Ribbon Week.