Idaho Teen Driving

Toward Zero Deaths

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

Set-up: Computer/Projector

Procedure: Show the video “Texting While Driving”. Discuss the implications and ramifications to texting while driving.

Activity ideas:

  • 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


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