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The second year of middle school can present new threats such as cyber bullying and sexual harassment. The research-based Second Step program provides engaging videos and class discussions to help open the lines of communication at school and at home, providing students with tools and strategies for coping with challenges and stress. The skills they learn can help them differentiate fact from fiction and make responsible decisions.



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Second Step Grade 7 Classroom Kit $399

Included in the Classroom Kit

  • 13 lessons
  • Lesson Companion DVD
  • 3 posters
  • Academic Integration Activities
  • Homework and Family Letters
  • Formative and summative assessments
  • 22 student handouts

Lesson Topics

Grade 7 lessons are taught once a week and take 50 minutes or can be taught in two parts of 25 minutes each, either option with minimal prep time.
Empathy and Communication
  • Working in Groups
  • Disagreeing Respectfully
  • Negotiating and Compromising
  • Giving and Getting Support
Bullying Prevention
  • Recognizing Bullying
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Sexual Harassment
Emotion Management
  • Understanding Anger
  • Staying in Control
  • Coping with Stress
Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Myths and Facts
  • Norms and Attitudes
  • Making Good Decisions

Middle School Program Overview

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  • Teaching instructions
  • Writable student handouts and homework
  • Digital versions of support materials
  • Lesson-prep videos
  • Video-based staff training
  • Videos for staff and families

“As a community working to overcome the effects of violence, we’ve noticed a big improvement in school climate.”

Michael Searcy, Program Manager for Safe and Drug-Free Schools
Detroit Public Schools, Detroit, MI

Call to order the Second Step program: 800-634-4449


Lesson 11: Substance Abuse Prevention: Myths and Facts

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  •  800-634-4449
  •  206-343-1223
  • Mon–Fri 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    (Pacific time)
  •  2815 Second Ave., Suite 400
    Seattle, WA 98121

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