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Recognizing the Risk

ELA, Social Studies + Math Unit on Distracted Walking and Driving

GRADES 6–8

HEADS UP, STAY SAFE! CONTEST

Students will create an advocacy magazine on the perils of distracted walking and driving, combining facts and persuasive techniques.
Included: a rubric and an optional Google Slides magazine template.

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Deadline: January 14, 2022

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Lessons & Activities

Explore statistics and data to build persuasive arguments with these classroom resources.

CLASSROOM POSTER Heads Up,
Stay Safe!
GRADES 6–8
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LESSON + ACTIVITY Reading About the
Dangers of Distraction
GRADES 6–8
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LESSON + ACTIVITY Researching the Data of
Distraction
GRADES 6–8
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LESSON + ACTIVITY Activating Student
Advocacy
GRADES 6–8
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LESSON + ACTIVITY Analyzing
News Articles
GRADES 6–8
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ACTIVITIES Identify and Apply Your
Communication Style
GRADES 6–8
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Assessment: Gauge your students’ understanding with these quick exit tickets for each lesson.

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