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REFLECTION JOURNAL Name: ____________________________ Module 1: Driving is Your Responsibility Date: _________ K-W-L Chart: Complete the K-W-L Chart. K—What You Know W—What You Want to L—What You Learned Know What do you already What else do you want What did you learn know about driving? to learn about driving? from this module? Do you already have What questions do you After reading this your learner’s permit— have? module name at least or have you been two new things you practicing on the road? learned. Do you know what vehicle you will be driving? Module 2: The Driver Date: _________ Aha Moments: Discuss at least three aha moments you had as you worked through Module Two. Make sure to explain the aha moment—then tell how it will affect you as a driver and the choices you will make while behind the wheel. 1. 2. 3. Module 3: Natural Forces Affecting the Driver Date: _________ Creative Vocabulary: This module contains many new words that are important to beginning drivers. Think about the words that were difficult or new to you. Select 10 words and write the definition of each word. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Module 4: Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings Date: _________ I didn’t know that! It is really important that drivers understand the signs on the road. As you made your way through Module Four, you probably discovered information that was new to you. What pieces of information were new to you? What did you already have an idea about, and the content here helped to explain the idea more or round out your understanding of signs and visual clues on the road? Is there a sign within two miles of your home—which people do not obey? Do people know what it means and ignore it, or is it one people might not understand? List at least three “I didn’t knows” you learned from Module Four. Tell how learning the new information will help you in the future. Then write about one sign that is near your house you feel no one obeys properly and explain why you think this is so. 1. 2. 3. Module 5: Laws and Rules of the Road Date: _________ Bumper Sticker: Reflect on your experience as you went through Module Five. If you had to sum up one main point you learned in Module Five, how would it be stated on a bumper sticker? You need to draw, digitally create, or explain your bumper sticker. In addition to the bumper sticker, write at least one paragraph which explains why you thought this would make a great bumper sticker and how it summarizes the information in Module Five. Module 6: Effects of Alcohol and Drugs Date: _________ Make a Plan: Now that you have had a close look at the effects of drugs and alcohol, it is best to come up with a plan before you find yourself in an uncomfortable or unsafe position. When you make a plan you should have several options of what you will do depending on the circumstance. What will you do if you question whether you should be driving? (Possibly due to drugs and alcohol, but also think about cold medicine that has made you drowsy, or instances of extreme sleepiness.) What is your plan of action? What will you do if the person you rode with should not be driving? Now that you have made a plan—what next action items do you need to do? Talk to your parents or friends. Do you need to look up the number of a local taxi service? List at least one action item you need to do. My Plan of Action: Module 7: Collisions: Costs and Preventions Date: _________ Student Discussion and Agreements: Talk to a parent or guardian about your responsibility in driving. What agreements have you made about your driving? If you have not yet made any agreements, think about the following: Will I have a vehicle to drive? My own, or one I share? I will need insurance. Who will pay for the insurance? How much will it cost? Do I have restrictions on my driving? Hours of the day I can drive, number of passengers in the car, cell phones? How will I pay for gasoline? Where am I allowed o drive? School, work, major highways, distance. Report back on what type of agreements you have made about driving and responsibilities. Your summary should be at least one full paragraph. My Summary: Module 8: Substance Abuse Date: _________ Reflection Quote: Alan I. Leshner, Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse, defines drug addiction as “uncontrollable, compulsive drug seeking and use, even in the face of negative health and social consequences.” What does that definition mean to you both as a driver responsible for your own actions, and as a driver sharing the road with other cars, pedestrians, and cyclists? Please explain in a full paragraph. Module 9: Critical Vehicle Systems Date: _________ Drivers Choice: You may select to complete your journal entry with either an aha!, an “I didn’t know” or a bumper sticker. Look back at previous modules for directions. Only complete one choice. My Choice: Module Ten: Sharing the Road with Others Date: _________ Stops and Starts: Reflect on Module Nine and the entire course. Look back at all of your journal entries. Stops: Name three things as a driver you will stop doing after working through this course. Explain why you will stop doing those things. Starts: Name three things you will start doing as a driver. Again, explain why you will start to do these particular things. 1. 2. 3. As a final thought, is there anything you will start or stop doing in the role of a passenger in a car? Write about at least one thing you will stop and one thing you will start as a passenger. 1.
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