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Western Hills Middle School Library: Drug/Medication Project

Final product

Options for your final product:

 Powerpoint Presentation



Either option must include the following information about your drug:

  • Your name/partners name, class period
  • Name of drug
  • Nicknames of the drug
  • Basic description of the drug
  • Age/Gender most affected by the drug
  • How the bdrug affects the body
  • How the drug is used (injected, pill form, smoked, etc)
  • Must include at least 3 pictures/images of drug or related to drug
  • Is the drug addictive or non-addictive
  • Possible side effects / complications of using drug

Class Handouts


AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner (Information Literacy Skills):

1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.

1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of Technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.

1.1.9 Collaborate with others to broaden and deepen understanding.

1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats.

Common Core State Standards:

CC6-8WH/SS/S/TS7 - Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.9 - Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.

CC.5.W.7 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

CC.5.R.I.7 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.

Subject Guide

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