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Too Good for Drugs Third Grade

Unit 1


Lesson 1:  Goal Setting

Students learn how to set and reach personal and class goals. 


Lesson 2:  Decision Making

Students learn how to think through a problem and make a responsible decision.


Lesson 3:  Identifying and Managing Emotions

Students learn how to identify and manage their emotions, and recognize the emotions of others and show care.


Lesson 4:  Effective Communication

Students learn how to communicate clearly, listen actively, and ask for help.


Lesson 5:  Bonding and Relationships

Students learn how to make and keep healthy friendships.

Unit 2


Lesson 6:  Peer Pressure Refusal

Students learn and apply peer pressure refusal strategies.


Lesson 7:  Safe Use of Medicine

Students learn to differentiate safe and unsafe use of prescription and over-the-counter medicines.


Lesson 8:  Effects of Alcohol Use

Students learn the effects of alcohol on the brain and body.


Lesson 9:  Stress Management

Students learn healthy ways to reduce stress so they are better able to find balance, solve problems, and make responsible decisions.


Lesson 10:  Effects of Tobacco Use

Students learn the short-term and long-term effects of tobacco use.



If you have any questions about the resources on this page, you can contact our Prevention Educators here, or you can visit the Mendez Foundation’s website here.

Lesson Videos
You will need: A pencil and a notebook or a Too Good for Drugs workbook

Anchor 1
Anchor 2

At Home Learning Worksheets

These worksheets are designed to support and practice skills in language arts, social studies, vocabulary, and art.  There is a worksheet for each week.  The worksheets do not needed to be printed.  Students are able to complete the prompts on a separate sheet of paper.

Home Workouts

These worksheets are fun activities for adults and kids to complete together.  There is a worksheet for each of the ten lessons.  Some worksheets can be completed without printing, but some will be difficult to complete without printing.




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