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The printed version of the What Heroes Do comic book is available to be used in classroom situations. To order a What Heroes Do Comic Book Kit, please contact your State Drug Awareness Chair-person for the order form (See Contacts for list of State Drug Awareness Chair-person). The order form needs to be signed by a school official and your State Drug Awareness Chair-person.

You can view the online version at http://elkskidszone.org/what-heroes-do/.

What Heroes Do: Teacher's Guide
A Lesson plan for Grades 3-6
By Neal Shultz

This teacher’s guide is brought to you and your students by The Elks Drug Awareness Program (DAP) working in close collaboration with their content partners, the DEA and FDNY.

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