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Checking What Teenagers Do With Their Mobile Phones




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Tracking a Teen's Cell Phone Use

Watch the following video, then answer the questions.
How much do parents have to pay to know who their children are talking to on their
����������� phones?
����������� $5���� $10���� $15���� �$20���� �$25.
����������� (Note: buck is slang for dollar.)
Complete�the mother's comment.
����������� "These kids' phones, they can get �and��all �long.
How old is Sammy?
������������She is �years old.
How long has Sammy had her cell phone?
����������� She has had�her cell phone�since she was in the �grade. She is now in the �grade.
����������� Note: Grades in the USA.

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GRADE

6

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9

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True or False?
����������� Only Sammy's parents can check her phone whenever they want.�� True.�� �False.
Complete Sammy's analysis about text messaging strangers.
����������� "Normally if someone is text messaging you, you don't normally �if you .
����������� It could be a strange person, you don't know it, you just connect text back."
What happened to Sammy a�few months ago?
����������� She �to someone she �really .
How did her parents react?
����������� It� �them.
Complete Sammy's father's comment.
����������� "I want to see if there's somebody I . I want to see �that person is and
����������� �they are contacting her.
Describe the purpose / goal of the website�"My Mobile Watchdog".
����������� It allows you to �every single �that �or �of your child's cell phone,
����������� including �and �those �are coming .
How long have Sammy's parents been using "My Mobile Watchdog"?
������������a month���� �2 months���� �3 months���� �4 months.
What is Sammy's mother�opinion about�"My Mobile Watchdog"?
����������� "It is �to have that device just to �for �what is ing �and that
����������� something is not taking too ."
True or False?
������������ My Mobile Watchdog also informs a teenager if his/her parents are checking his/her cell phone.��
�������������True.����False.
����������������� � Sammy's opinion about My Mobile Watchdog: .�
Complete Sammy's argument.
���������� � "If other people are doing �stuff, does that �mean I'm going to do ?"
������������� ��� � Sammy calls it "", an �of her .
What are the two important things for Sammy's parents?
����������� For her parents �and �are much more important than , especially at .
What is the impact of My Mobile Watchdog on teenagers?
����������� It makes kids �before they .
What is the only complaint the journalist got from Sammy's parents about My Mobile
����������� Watchdog?
���������� �Many teenagers send out��of messages a �it is pretty �to�
����������� �all�those messages, ing every thing that they were ing.
YOUR TURN!!!
Prepare the answers to the following questions on a sheet of paper, then share them with the rest of the class.
1. Do you have a cell phone / mobile phone?
2. How long have you had it?
3. What do you do with it?
4. Your parents�have just told you they are going to use My Mobile Watchdog.�What is your
�����first reaction?
THE END!!!