Internet Safety Curriculum - Fifth Grade
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|Internet Safety Domain||Fifth Grade||Website||Handout|
|(1) Safe and responsible use of social networking websites, chat rooms, electronic mail, bulletin boards, instant messaging, and other means of communication on the internet||Talking Safely Online|
Students discuss the difference between online and in-person friendships, explore an online chat scenario, and complete and sign a checklist for safe online chatting.
|(3) Risks of transmitting personal information on the Internet||Private and Personal Information|
Students learn they can converse and share ideas and opinions with others in cyberspace. They adopt a critical thinking process that empowers them to protect themselves and their families as they visit sites requesting private identity information.
|(5) Recognizing and reporting online harassment and cyber-bullying.||Power of Words|
Students consider that while they are enjoying their favorite children's Web sites, they may encounter messages from other children that can make them feel angry, hurt, sad, or fearful. Students complete a worksheet as they explore ways to handle a particular cyberbullying situation, learn some basic prevention rules, and propose actions to take to calm down when online language makes them angry.
An anti-bullying poster
|(7) Copyright laws on written materials, photographs, music and video.||Cyberbee|
Using the CyberBee activity, students learn and practice their knowledge of copyright laws and how they pertain to them.
|(7) Copyright laws on written materials, photographs, music and video.||How To Cite A Site|
Students learn how to write citations
for two diferent types of online sources in Modern Language Association (MLA) style, and practice doing so.
Students will be able to ...