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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.

AGE

GRADE

6

1st

7

2nd

8

3rd

9

4th

10

5th

11

6th

12

7th

13

8th

14

9th

15

10th

16

11th

17

12th

 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!!!