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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:20 minutes

Grades:5-6

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: citation, copyright, credentials, credibility, critical thinking, fair use, password, privacy, research, restricted access, sourcing, username, validity


Objectives:

  • Student learns to use a username and password to log in to a site with restricted access.
  • Student learns to consider privacy issues, especially when personal information is requested by a web page or site.
  • Student learns to use critical thinking skills to determine the validity of information found online.
  • Student learns to look for indicators such as site purpose, author credentials, date of publication, and design to determine the validity of online information.
  • Student learns about fair-use and copyright laws and learns to cite web content.

Subjects:

Accuracy of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Accuracy of Information 

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Appropriate Use of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Appropriate Use of Information 

Authoritativeness

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Authoritativeness

Authoritativeness

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Authoritativeness

Copyright

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Copyright

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific)

Library Media > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific)

Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific) 

Copyright/Plagiarism

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Copyright/Plagiarism

Copyright/Plagiarism

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Copyright/Plagiarism

Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Distance Learning 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Distance Learning 

Draw Conclusions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Interpret / Infer > Draw Conclusions

Electronic and/or websites

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > Electronic and/or websites

Electronic and/or websites

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > Electronic and/or websites

Fair Use Guidelines for Multimedia and Digital Content

Library Media > Media Literacy > Fair Use Guidelines for Multimedia and Digital Content

Fair Use Guidelines for Multimedia and Digital Content 

Technology Education > Media Literacy > Fair Use Guidelines for Multimedia and Digital Content 

General (includes making a bibliography)

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > General (includes making a bibliography)

General (includes making a bibliography)

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > General (includes making a bibliography)

General Skills

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > General Skills

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

Information Accuracy

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Information Accuracy

Information Accuracy 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Information Accuracy 

Instructions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Follow Directions > Instructions

Intellectual Property

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology)

Library Media > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology)

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Internet Search Engines

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Research > Internet Search Engines

Keyword

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > Keyword

Keyword

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > Keyword

Laws / Ethics / Ownership / Influences

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Credibility of Media Sources > Laws / Ethics / Ownership / Influences

Laws and Regulation

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security and Privacy > Laws and Regulation

Online Citations

Language Arts > Research > Copyright > Online Citations

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Personal Safety / Use / Online

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

Plagiarism

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Plagiarism

Plagiarism

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Plagiarism

Privacy 

Technology Education > Media and Culture > Law and Legal Issues > Privacy 

Purpose

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Purpose

Reference and Research 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research 

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Secondary Sources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Sources > Secondary Sources

Source Evaluation

Language Arts > Research > Reference Sources > Source Evaluation

Source Evaluation

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Source Evaluation

Source Evaluation 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Source Evaluation 

Types of Websites 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Types of Websites 

Uses a Variety of Resources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Uses a Variety of Resources

Valid / Reliable

Science > Concepts and Processes > Research > Resources > Valid / Reliable

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Web Sites

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Web Sites

Web Sites

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Web Sites
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  • When using URLs in your classroom for activities and projects, check the sites frequently to make sure the content has not changed.

  • This lesson discusses technology such as web browsing and downloading software. Please check with your school's policies and inform students of such before allowing them to navigate the World Wide Web independently.

S.1.d Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
S.2.b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.
S.2.c Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
S.2.d Students manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.
S.3.a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
S.3.b Students evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information, media, data or other resources.
S.3.c Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
S.7.a Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.
S.7.b Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
1B-AP-14 Observe intellectual property rights and give appropriate attribution when creating or remixing programs. (P7.3)
1B-NI-05 Discuss real-world cybersecurity problems and how personal information can be protected. (P3.1)
2-IC-22 Collaborate with many contributors through strategies such as crowdsourcing or surveys when creating a computational artifact. (P2.4, P5.2)
2-IC-23 Describe tradeoffs between allowing information to be public and keeping information private and secure. (P7.2)
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1d Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
ELA-Literacy.SL.6.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.8 Distinguish among facts, reasoned judgment based on research findings, and speculation in a text.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.