Lesson Title: How Would You Feel?
Grade Level: 3-5
Length of Lesson: 45 minutes
Overview: Students learn about the effects of cyberbullying. They create scripts and write short skits about a cyberbullying situation, and they explore how people who have been cyberbullied feel and what they can do about cyberbullying.
- 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 why it is important to act when they know someone else is being cyberbullied and what they have a responsibility to do.
English Language Arts
- Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
- With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
- With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
- Empowered Learner: Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences.
- Digital Citizen: Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.
- Innovative Designer: Students use a variety of technologies within a design process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions.
E-Rate Required Objectives
- Interaction with other individuals on social networking websites and in chat rooms
- Cyberbullying awareness and response