3 class periods of 90 minutes each
This lesson will help students identify a variety of teen behaviors on the Internet and the positive and negative consequences of these behaviors. The students will learn the type of behaviors that will help them be safer when on the Internet.
Students will be able to identify and describe dangers and consequences of internet safety. Students will be able to describe positive and negative uses of the internet. Students will devise a plan to make themself safe while they are on the internet.
Introduction -- 15 min.
Show Video "Cyber-bullying: Feathers in the Wind"
Brainstorm positive and negative aspects of using the internet. Some of the areas will be on both lists. Record the answers on the board.
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Divide the class into groups of three to five students. Make sure you have at least one or two students in each group that know how to use PowerPoint.
Hand out the Internet Safety worksheet and review the Multimedia Presentation rubric.
Students will spend the rest of this class period conducting research on their assigned topic. Utah students should be encouraged to use the online databases available on Pioneer Online Library - such as SIRS Knowledge Source and EBSCO.
Students will continue working on their presentations. 90min.
Groups will share their PowerPoint presentations to the class. Students should take notes on the presentations.
Write a one page summary of what you learned and specific steps you can take to stay safe while using the Internet. Review the Writing Rubric with the students.
Multimedia rubric will be used to grade the PowerPoint project. Writing rubric will be used for the homework writing assignment