USC3.3

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USC3.3.a. Develop common and respectful language often used to talk about substances (e.g., tobacco, vitamins, medicine, drugs).

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USC3.3 b. Reflect on what is believed/known to be healthy and/or unhealthy regarding substances.

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USC3.3 c. Examine common misconceptions (e.g., alcohol is not a drug) regarding substance use and abuse.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Healthy Choices, Healthy Lives By Karen Olson - Theytus Books 2005 ISBN- 1894778316
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USC3.3 d. Identify and respond to, with guidance, information about helpful and harmful substances, including medicines, vitamins, drugs, tobacco, and foods.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Healthy Choices, Healthy Lives By Karen Olson - Theytus Books 2005 ISBN- 1894778316
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USC3.3. e.  Clarify the difference between ceremonial tobacco within First Nations and Métis cultures and the commercial/recreational use of tobacco.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Discuss the role of tobacco in the exchange of knowledge between an elder and someone who is asking a question.
  • Tobacco is a sacred plant.
  • The ABC's of our Spiritual Connection by Kim Soo Goodtrack (Wakanheja Holdings, Ltd.; ISBN - 0-9781823-0-8).  The different letters of the alphabet describe items - ex. F is for Feast.
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USC3.3 f. Explore how certain substances (e.g., vitamins for growth and development, medicines to treat ailments of the body and mind, tobacco, sweetgrass, sage, or cedar for ceremonial purposes such as smudging or pipe ceremonies) are used to nurture one's health.

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USC3.3 g. Describe situations when helpful substances may become harmful (e.g., medicines are harmful if not taken as directed by the doctor).

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USC3.3 h. Compare a variety of prescription/non-prescription and legal/ illegal substances (e.g., pain relief medications, cough syrup, alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, vitamins).

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USC3.3 i. Examine how drugs (e.g., pain medication, alcohol, tobacco, marijuana) may affect the health of self and others.

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