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Type:Discussion

Estimated Time:15 minutes

Grades:3-5

Score Type:Manually Graded

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Available Language: English


Objectives:

  • Student learns that when people communicate without seeing the other person’s face or hearing their voice, it can be hard to know if they are angry are happy.
  • Student learns that sometimes people make faces with symbols to show how they are feeling.
  • Student learns to make a :) to show they are smiling or happy, and :( when they are sad.
  • Student learns to not type with capitol letters, as it means you are shouting.
  • Student learns that they should always think about how someone will feel before they say or write something, they should put themselves in the other person’s place and imagine how they would feel.
  • Student learns that when they are mad, they should stop and wait until they are not mad before they write something.
  • Student learns that if someone writes them a message that is meant to make them feel bad, they should show it to a teacher or parent, and not reply.
  • Student learns that they must never try to hurt someone by writing something mean.
  • Student learns that if they know that someone is trying to hurt someone else, they should tell their parent or teacher.
  • Student learns that they should never help someone hurt another person by spreading rumors or saying mean things.
  • Student learns that it is important to be careful what they send using technology, to make sure it is something their parents and teachers would approve of, because anything sent using technology could be made visible to everyone in the world, and could even be used by someone to hurt them at any time, now or in the future.

Subjects:

Answer Questions

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Answer Questions

Ask Questions

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Ask Questions

Bullying and Harassment

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment

Bullying and Harassment 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment 

Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

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

English Language Arts 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

Ethical Usage

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Ethical Usage

Ethics 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Ethics 

General Comprehension

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > General Comprehension

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 

Internet Safety

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Internet Safety

Negative Impact

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact

Negative Impact 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 

On-line Etiquette 

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

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Risks and Benefits of Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Mobile Applications > Risks and Benefits of Use 

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

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 

Social Networking 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Social Networking 

Technology in Daily Life 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Technology in Daily Life 

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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  • Have students play a quick “instant messaging game”. Give each pair of students a pad of paper. Ask them to write short messages back and forth to one another without talking. Discuss how a conversation using paper and pencil is different than a face to face conversation.
S.2.a Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.
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.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.
1B-NI-05 Discuss real-world cybersecurity problems and how personal information can be protected. (P3.1)
ELA-Literacy.L.4.3c Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion).
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1c Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1d Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.3 Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1c Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1d Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation. (See grade 4 Language standards 1 on page 28 for specific expectations.)
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1c Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
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