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Divergent

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Divergent, by Veronica Roth, is the first of a tr…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Divergent, by Veronica Roth, is the first of a trilogy, a series of young-adult dystopian novels set in a post-apocalyptic world. It explores themes related to individual and social identity as well as the use of science, and drugs in particular, as a means of social control. Citizens are divided into five factions based on their dispositions: Abnegation, for the selfless; Amity, for the peaceful; Candor, for the honest; Dauntless, for the brave; and Erudite, for the intellectual. Erudite scientists have designed a number of serums to be used in different ways for different populations for different reasons. At age 16, people must decide whether to stay with their family’s faction or join the faction best matching their personal aptitude. But then there are the Divergents. The prose is fast-paced but also provides a rich foundation for exploring many themes of interest to teens, including aspects of drug use and drug control.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Justice
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
substance use
drug use
novel study
drug control
substance use literacy
URLs
www.iminds.ca
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/ela9-divergent-outline.pdf
Learning Standards
Curricular competencies
Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking
Think critically, creatively and reflectively to explore ideas within, between and beyond texts
Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text and world
Respond to text in personal, creative and critical ways
Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking
Duration
45-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 27, 2017
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Selling Tobacco to Women

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea challenges students to th…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea challenges students to think about the way tobacco and other psychoactive substances are marketed and, in particular, to consider the role of gender in both marketing and social attitudes. A teacher's guide and a student handout are available.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
iminds
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
tobacco
marketing
URLs
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/ss10-tobacco-women-outline.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Social Studies 10 competencies: Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions • Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this time period (continuity and change) • Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions, and developments
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 15, 2018