Street Smarts 5th & 6th Grade
This course is a great way to address the important topic of pedestrian safety with your fifth and sixth grade students. Students will learn how to safely cross the street, and how to choose the safest route when crossing. As they navigate through the course, they will learn how to proceed with caution around driveways, alleys, and railroad tracks, as well as the importance of not being distracted while walking. Lastly, students will learn the importance of role modeling correct pedestrian safety behaviors for younger children. Engaging video-based lessons deliver the main content of the course, and content is reinforced with a fun online game and an offline activity, giving students the opportunity to practice the skills they have learned. A pre-test and post-test are included to measure what students have learned throughout the program.
In this self-directed course, the delivery method is blended, utilizing a combination of online lessons and activities, and offline classroom activities.
Target Course Length
The target course length is approximately 1 to 1-1/2 hours, including online time, and offline time for classroom activities.
After completing Street Smarts 5th & 6th Grade, students will be able to:
- Describe how to safey cross a street.
- Explain why you should walk, not run, when crossing a street.
- When shown two different routes, choose the safer route.
- Explain how to use caution around driveways and alleys.
- Explain why it's important to role model correct pedestrian safety behaviors.
- Identify two ways to not be distracted when crossing the street.
- Explain how to use caution around trains and railroad tracks.