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72 opioid crisis

The Opioid Crisis

Discussion Starters

High Int – Adv

Students read about and discuss the public health crisis of opioid misuse. This lesson includes a review and discussion about stigmas and word choice.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 7 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • research
Vocabulary
  • opioid
  • synthetic
  • addictive
  • prescription drug
  • transition
  • illicit
  • lace
  • lethal
  • overdose
  • adequate
  • combat
  • stigma
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Discussion
  • Critical Thinking
  • Research
  • Listen & Type