Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 minutes

Grades:3-5

Score Type:Mixed Graded

Work completed by a student will be graded through a variety of scoring options including participation, student self-assessment and teacher assessment via rubric to provide flexibility with the type of grade sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook. Student work may include opened-ended questions, correct/incorrect responses, a final product and/or a self-assessment

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Cell phone, Empathy, Speaking, Web browser, Word processing Software, Writing


Primary Objectives:

  • Students learn about empathy and why it is important for living in society, and what can happen if someone doesn't develop empathy.
  • Students learn that when anonymous or using an avatar, it is still them, and they are held responsible for their acts, and the consequences of what they have done.
  • Students learn about the harmful effects that cyberbullying can cause.
  • Student writes a reflection, role playing about how they would feel if they were cyberbullied to develop empathy for cyberbully victims.
  • Students learn why it is important to act when they know someone else is being cyberbullied and what they have a responsibility to do.
  • Students learn from teacher-led class discussion about the consequences of cyberbullying at the school district, state, federal, and civil levels.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Students demonstrate originality and inventiveness in work.
  • Students develop, implement, and communicate new ideas to others.
  • Students are open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives.
  • Students identify and ask significant questions that clarify various points of view and lead to better solutions.
  • Students act on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs.
  • Students articulate thoughts and ideas effectively using oral, written and nonverbal communication skills in a variety of forms and contexts.
  • Students exercise sound reasoning in understanding.
  • Students make complex choices and decisions.
  • Students understand the interconnections among systems.
  • Students articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively through speaking and writing.
  • Students act responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind.

Subjects:

All Aspects

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > All Aspects

Awareness of / Adjust For

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Audience > Awareness of / Adjust For

Bullying and Harassment

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment

Bullying and Harassment 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment 

Character

Language Arts > Writing > Literary Elements > Character

Critical / Analytical Thinking

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Critical / Analytical Thinking

Dialogue

Language Arts > Writing > Literary Elements > Dialogue

Digital Citizenship

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship 

Empathy

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Appreciate Diversity > Empathy

Ethics 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Ethics 

Expresses Feelings

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Expresses Feelings

Fiction

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids > Graphic Organizers / Webs / Clustering > Fiction

Hardware / Software Applications

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications

Internet Attacks and Abuse

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Internet Attacks and Abuse

Internet Attacks and Abuse 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Internet Attacks and Abuse 

Negative Impact

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact

Negative Impact 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 

Not Genre Specific

Language Arts > Writing > General Skills > Not Genre Specific

On-line Etiquette 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > On-line Etiquette 

Personal Safety / Use / Online

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Personal Safety / Use / Online

Plays / Skits / Acting / Role Playing

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Performances > Plays / Skits / Acting / Role Playing

Setting Time Frame

Language Arts > Writing > Literary Elements > Setting Time Frame

Social Influences, Impact and Issues

Library Media > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Social Influences, Impact and Issues

Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

Storyboard

Language Arts > Writing > Genre > Drama / Plays / Scripts > Storyboard

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing
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EXCEEDS (4)MEETS (3)APPROACHES (2)DOES NOT MEET (1)
Directions and ParticipationThe student followed all directions and went above and beyond in answering all questions in the assignment.The student followed all directions and answered all questions in the assignment.The student followed most directions and answered most questions in the assignment.The student did not follow directions or answer the questions in the assignment.
Required Final Product ComponentsThe final product includes additional elements to enhance the assignment beyond the required components.The final product includes all components required by the assignment.The final product includes most of the components required by the assignment.The final product does not demonstrate the components required by the assignment.
Organization and OriginalityThe final product is exceptionally well designed, includes additional elements, contains no spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and reveals student’s creative insights into the assignment.The final product is neat, includes all components required by the assignment, contains minimal spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and includes some creative elements.The final product is adequate but lacks neatness and creativity, contains some spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes and is missing required components.The final product is not neat or creative, is missing required components and contains many spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes.
Digital Literacy Skills ApplicationThe final product clearly demonstrates an accurate and deep level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates an accurate and appropriate level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates some understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates little to no understanding of the concept.

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