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You Won't Believe This!

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Title:

You Won't Believe This!

URL:

https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/you-wont-believe-this

Content Source:

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Common Sense Media
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

The internet is full of catchy headlines and outrageous images, all to make us curious and get our attention. But kids don't usually realize: What you click on isn't always what you get. Show your students the best ways to avoid clickbait online.

Students will be able to:
  • Define "the curiosity gap."
  • Explain how clickbait uses the curiosity gap to get your attention.
  • Use strategies for avoiding clickbait.

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Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
10) Identify appropriate and inappropriate uses of communication technology and discuss the permanence of actions in the digital world.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify appropriate and inappropriate uses of communication technology and discuss the permanence of actions in the digital world.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • digital footprint
  • permanence
  • digital world
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • the difference between appropriate and inappropriate uses of communication technology.
  • everthing shared in a digital world may be permanently stored whether in data on a website, downloaded, screen shot, etc.
  • causes and effects of inappropriate uses of communication.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify examples of appropriate and inappropriate uses of communciation technology.
  • discuss the permanence of actions in the digital word which may be referred to as a digital footprint.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • there are appropriate and inappropriate uses of communication online just as there are when communicating face
  • to
  • face.
  • they should assume that nothing is private when communicated in a digital world.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
12) Explain the different forms of web advertising and why websites, digital resources, and artifacts may include advertisements that may collect personal information.

Examples: personalized web experiences based on tailored web searches, maintaining search history, quicker access to relevant information.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • explain the different forms of web advertising.
  • explain why websites, digital resources, and artifacts may include advertisements that may collect personal information.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • web advertising
  • advertisements/ads
  • personal information
  • user
  • cookies
  • browsing history
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to spot different forms of web advertising.
  • why websites, digital resources, and artifacts may include advertisements that may collect personal information.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify different forms of web advertisings using samples or live examples.
  • explain how a company or website collects personal information and using the information.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • advertisements are on most websites, digital resources, and artifacts.
  • websites or companies customize web experiences by collecting users' information or by tracking browsing history using cookies.
Tags: advertising, clickbait, headline Curiosity Gap
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Author: Aimee Bates