Is texting a formal or informalway to communicate?
Would you rather callsomeone on the phone ortext them? Why?
What is the differencebetween written words andspoken words?
Texting Activity Sheet Get into a group of 3 Assign the roles of reporter and recorder On Texting Activity Sheet recorder has to record group answers to the following 3 questions in the appropriate location What are the positives of texting? What are the negatives of texting? What do you need to be careful about when speaking to someone in written word rather than orally?(record in “put it into writing” section) 10minutes to complete Share your two most important points for each on a class chart
Put it into writingPositives of texting Negatives of texting
Jigsaw Activity Get into a group of 5 and get a slip In your home group read the statement, the true story and the questions In your home group come up with agreed upon answers to the questions In your home groups alphabetize yourselves as either a, b, c, d or e Get into your new groups and share the statement and answers to the questions
Create a Poster With a partner create a poster aimed at younger students to teach them responsible texting Things to include: Rules Do’s and Don’ts Positives and negatives Humorous Attractive
Exit slip Fill out the exit slip before leaving class