This activity highlights the public issue of distracted driving (especially texting while driving) and helps students to learn about roles of government, the legislative process, laws, leadership, civic participation and other topics; analyze and think critically about information; and engage in civic action to make a difference.
Using the example of texting while driving laws, students will learn about:
The activity targets students in Civics & Economics, and can also be used in 8th grade social studies and other courses. Aligns to Common Core and NC Essential Standards for social studies. It is also easily adapted for other grades and subjects.
This activity is sponsored by State Farm