Learning Activity: Art or
•Art supplies including markers,
Discuss and summarize the main points outlined in all of the
tobacco lessons. Lay out materials for
students to use.
Note to Teacher: Students may work in groups to complete this
assignment or the assignment can be used for homework.
students identify a topic that they would like to display in the pamphlet
or poster. For example, students
can take the strategies that they learned in the Talking to Peers about
Tobacco or Healthy Alternatives to Smoking lesson and incorporate that
information into a pamphlet. They
may also choose to draw a poster depicting the health risks and costs
associated with tobacco use.
Encourage students to be creative.
The pamphlet can be designed in any manner and the poster can
include cartoon sketches.
students have identified their targeted approach for disseminating
information, ask the students to write an outline about the project. The outline should include the theme of
the poster or pamphlet, the target audience, and how the students plan to
make an impact with the health education material.
have students create the health promotional materials. Students can use magazine cut-outs,
markers, writing utensils, or the internet to create posters or
students present the final product to the class and either distribute the
materials to other classes or present to other classes. Posters can be displayed on bulletin
boards, in the cafeteria, or in any location that maximizes viewing.
Optional: In addition
to creating pamphlets or posters, students can create songs that compliment the
Discuss the following questions with the students. Why is it important to promote healthy
behaviors in the community? What did you value about the process of
creating health education materials?