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Who Are You Online?

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Title:

Who Are You Online?

URL:

https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/who-are-you-online

Content Source:

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Common Sense Media
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

What does it actually mean to "be yourself" or to "be "real"? Those are deep thoughts for any middle-schooler. For kids today, these questions matter online, too. Help your students explore why some people create different or alternate personas for themselves online and on social media.

Students will be able to:
  • reflect on reasons why people might create fake social media accounts.
  • identify the possible results of posting from a fake social media account.
  • debate the benefits and drawbacks of posting from multiple accounts.

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Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • participate in online activities while protecting personal data and will alert a trusted adult if they encounter a questionable situation.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • that some data is considered personal and should be protected.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • classify data as private or public.
  • operate technology devices without sharing personal data.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • sharing personal data in public forums, even with share settings turned off, can result in dangerous real
  • life consequences.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
R3) Assess the validity and identify the purpose of digital content.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • examine a grade
  • level appropriate text.
  • identify the point of view contained in the text.
  • identify possible bias contained in the text.
  • examine validity of the information contained in the text.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • validity
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • not all information shared is valid; some information is skewed to sway readers' opinions.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • research information to confirm whether the given information is true and unbiased.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • individuals and/or groups can manipulate information to meet an agenda.
  • it is important to verify information.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
11) Differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate digital content and the use of that content.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • differentiate between appropriate and inappropriate content.
  • demonstrate what actions to take should they encounter inappropriate content.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • at times they may encounter appropriate and inappropriate content.
  • what actions to take should they encounter inappropriate content.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate digital content.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • not all digital content is appropriate to access and/or use.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 6
13) Define personal privacy, digital footprint, and open communication.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • define personal privacy.
  • define digital footprint.
  • define open communication.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • personal privacy
  • digital footprint
  • open communication
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • that personal information can be divided into the three categories of personal privacy, digital footprint, open communication.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • define personal privacy.
  • define digital footprint.
  • define open communication.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • information is either, personal, part of your digital footprint, or available as open communication.
Tags: affinity group, anonymous, appropriate use, curate, digital footprint, finsta, safe use, validity
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Author: Aimee Bates