Lesson Plan for Multiple Subjects

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Defensive Driving

Grade level: 10-12

Subject area: Driver's Ed
Duration: 20-50 minutes

Objectives:
 Students will do the following:

  • Study the potential dangers, risks, and statistics associated with a variety of road safety issues such as speeding, driving while distracted, and driving while drowsy.
  • Discuss ways in which behaviors affect safe driving and ways to improve driving safety.

History

Grade level: 10-12

Subject area: History

Duration: 20-50 minutes

Objectives: 
Students will do the following:

  • Study the potential dangers, risks and statistics associated with a variety of road safety issues such as speeding, driving while distracted and driving while drowsy.
  • Study the history of safety features in vehicles. Discuss how features have changed, and how, though vehicles are safer, we must still drive safely.

Persuasive Essay

Grade level: 10-12
Subject area: English 

Duration: 20-50 minutes

Objectives:
 Students will do the following:

  • Study the potential dangers, risks and statistics associated with a variety of road safety issues such as speeding, driving while distracted and driving while drowsy.
  • Discuss ways in which behaviors affect safe driving, and ways to improve driving safety. 

Physics

Grade level: 10-12
Subject area: Physics
Duration: 20-50 minutes

Objectives: Students will do the following:

  • Study the potential dangers, risks and statistics associated with a variety of road safety issues such as speeding, driving while distracted, and driving while drowsy.
  • Study the motions and forces involved in with a hypothetical crash.

Law Enforcement

Grade level: 10-12
Subject area: Any
Duration: 20-50 minutes

Objectives: Students will do the following:

  • Identify key factors associated with teenage traffic collisions.
  • Understand the responsibilities of a newly licensed driver.
  • Have a better understanding of consequences associated with inexperienced and distracted driving.
  • Discuss ways in which behaviors affect safe driving and ways to improve driving safety.

Risk Factors

Grade level: 10-12
Subject area: Health
Duration: 20-50 minutes

Objectives: Students will do the following:

  • Study the potential dangers, risks and statistics associated with a variety of road safety issues such as speeding, driving while distracted and driving while drowsy.
  • Develop a public service announcement such as a poster, mock television or radio commercial, website, or brochure about a road safety issue

Role Playing

Grade level: 10-12
Subject area: Drama
Duration: 30-50 minutes

Objectives: Students will do the following:

  • Study the potential dangers, risks and statistics associated with a variety of road safety issues such as speeding, driving while distracted, and driving while drowsy.
  • Write a two-minute scene that involves risky driving behavior in some way.