Grade 1

Internet Traffic Light

How do you stay safe when visiting a website or app?

Staying safe online is a lot like staying safe in the real world. Using a fun traffic light activity, students learn how to identify "just right" content, giving them the green light to learn, play, and explore the internet safely.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Understand that being safe online is similar to staying safe in real life.
  • Learn to identify websites and apps that are "just right" and "not right" for them.
  • Know how to get help from an adult if they are unsure about a website.
Key Vocabulary: caution  ·  just right
being careful
just right:
something that is appropriate or fitting
Privacy & Security
This lesson meets standards for Common Core ELACASELAASLand ISTESee standards
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Lesson Plan

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What You'll Need

Tape or long piece of string ·  Green, yellow, and red pieces of construction paper  
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