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The Power of Words

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Title:

The Power of Words

URL:

https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/the-power-of-words

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

As kids grow, they'll naturally start to communicate more online. But some of what they see could make them feel hurt, sad, angry, or even fearful. Help your students build empathy for others and learn strategies to use when confronted with cyberbullying.

Students will be able to:
  • Understand that it's important to think about the words we use because everyone interprets things differently.
  • Identify ways to respond to mean words online, using S-T-O-P.
  • Decide what kinds of statements are OK to say online and which are not.

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Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify ways to be safe using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
  • demonstate how to be safe when using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
  • apply strategies to be safe when using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • personal safety
  • digital device
  • digital citizenship
  • personal information
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • strategies to be safe while using digital devices which include protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • create and use passwords which are only shared with their parents.
  • log off of digital device when no longer using it.
  • explain why you should not share personal information with others online.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • passwords are important to have and not share.
  • logging out of resources and devices protect your accounts and information.
  • you should never share personal information with others online.
Tags: empathy, interpret
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Author: Aimee Bates