Target audience: 5-6 grade students
Objective: Students will identify the dangers of texting while driving
Materials: Computer, projector, Internet access to the following URL: http://ut.zerofatalities.com/texting.php
Procedure: Show the video “Texting While Driving”. Discuss the implications and ramifications to texting while driving.
In groups or individually, have students create “Distracted Driving” billboard campaigns
Assign students to write a fictional letter to the parents of a person who died in a car accident caused by distractions
Assign students to write their own obituary as if they were killed by a distracted driver