Persuasive Essay On Why Kids Do Drugs

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When kids get into fifth grade a D.A.R.E officer comes to teach the fifth graders about how bad drugs are to your health and how much they can ruin your life. D.A.R.E is a program for fifth graders that teaches them not to use addictive substances because of how it can ruin your life. Once a week, on Mondays, at the end of the school day our classroom has D.A.R.E. Every city that has the D.A.R.E program for their schools has their own D.A.R.E officer. In Kennewick we have officer Mike Myer. D.A.R.E is a program that uses the authority of the police to teach the consequences of using addictive substances like drugs, alcohol, smoking, and explains how the social factors affect people on making wrong choices. Kids take examples from the…show more content…
Strength in numbers, is one more way to avoid getting into addictive substances, if you’re with your friends and someone comes up to you and asks you if you want some drugs, answer no with all your friends, not one by one. One more way to avoid drugs is by standing up and looking straight in the eye of the person who selling drugs, and when they confront you speak clearly. At least ones in your life you will get asked if you want some drugs and we kids need to be ready for it when the time comes. All the kids that went to D.A.R.E will need to know how to use the stuff they learned wisely. If someone asks me if I want drugs I am going to remember all the stuff I learned to say no to the question the person asks. One other way I am going to use the stuff I learned to tell others about it so they would know how to say no to the question they get asked. To get farther in life and reach my goals I will need to use the stuff I learned. Any one that has went to D.A.R.E will need to remember the stuff they learned to use it later in life. I think D.A.R.E was fun because we could ask questions, and even say comments sometimes during the lesson. One of the things why D.A.R.E was fun is because we got to learn stuff we never learned on a normal school day. It was also fun because we could ask questions during the lesson, not right it down the question we have and then only at the end of the lesson ask questions. I don’t like when we just get worksheet after
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