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: Publishing Software, Speaking, Word processing Software, Writing, cyber bully, cyber bullying, cyberbully, cyberbullying


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 about the harmful effects that cyberbullying can cause.
  • Students learn what cyberbullying is and becomes familiar with different forms it can take.
  • Students learn that cyberbullying is taken very seriously by law enforcement and schools and that they are not powerless to stop cyberbullying.
  • Students learn what they should do to make it harder for someone to cyberbully them.
  • Students learn what they should and should not do when cyberbullied.
  • Students learn why it is important to act when they know someone else is being cyberbullied and what they have a responsibility to do.

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:

Awareness of / Adjust For

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

Bibliography

Language Arts > Research > Citing Sources > Bibliography

Book Making Final Draft

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process > Publish > Book Making Final Draft

Bullying and Harassment

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment

Bullying and Harassment 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment 

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 

Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

Language Arts > Writing > Genre > Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

From Nonfiction Material

Language Arts > Research > Collect Data / Note Taking > Gather Facts Information Highlighting > From Nonfiction Material

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

Internet Search Engines

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

Journaling Daily Writing Learning Logs

Language Arts > Writing > General > Journaling Daily Writing Learning Logs

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

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 

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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  • Teacher Resources: Cyberbullying Web Sites

    You can use these resources to help direct students in their research about cyberbullying or to increase your own knowledge about the topic. Please visit these Web sites before directing students to them, to check the appropriateness for your class and grade-level.

    http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/prevention/index.html

    http://www.pbs.org/parents/childrenandmedia/article-protecting-kids-from-cyberbullying.html

    http://www.wiredsafety.com

    Some of these Web sites are created by WiredSafety, which is "the first online safety, education, and help group in the world". These Web sites have very kid-friendly language about cyberbullying. They include information about what cyberbullying is, how to deter it, how to know if you’re cyberbullying, and more.

    http://www.cyberbullying.org

    This Web site is created by The Cyberbullying Research Center. It has a video section, tips for educators and parents, and online quizzes. The Web site is "intended to be a resource for parents, educators, law enforcement officers, counselors, and others who work with youth."

    http://www.ncpc.org/resources/cyberbullying/cyberbullying-faq-for-teens/

    This Web site is created by the National Crime Prevention Council. It includes two Public Service Announcements concerning cyberbullying. It also has clear information about how teens are cyberbullied, how they react, and how to prevent cyberbullying.

    http://www.stopbullying.gov

    This Web site is created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is part of their "Stop Bullying Now" campaign. This Web site was created to help parents, but it includes a lot of clear information about cyberbullying.

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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