Grade 1

How Technology Makes You Feel

Why is it important to listen to your feelings when using technology?
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This lesson meets standards for CASEL, AASL and ISTE.

This foundational digital citizenship lesson challenges kids to pay attention to their feelings while using tech. With an engaging emoji game, students learn practical strategies for managing their feelings -- good, bad, and everything in between.

Students will be able to:
  • Recognize the different kinds of feelings they can have when using technology.
  • Know what to do when they don't have a good feeling when using technology.

Lesson Snapshot

  Estimated time: 30 mins.
How Do You Feel?
5 mins.
The Emoji Game
15 mins.
Do You Ever Feel ...
5 mins.
Pause & Think Moment
5 mins.

What You'll Need

Student and family resources also available in Spanish
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Popsicle sticks ·  Tape ·  Scissors ·  Crayons or markers  
Lesson Slides
Video: How Does Technology Make You Feel? Watch
Student Handout: Emojis Student Version
Student Handout: Pause & Think Moment Student Version
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Take-home resources
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