Grade 2

Let's Give Credit!

How can you give credit for other people's work?

With so much information at our fingertips, students learn what it means to "give credit" when using content they find online. Taking on the role of a detective, students learn why it's important to give credit and the right ways to do it when they use words, images, or ideas that belong to others.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Explain how giving credit is a sign of respect for people's work
  • Learn how to give credit in their schoolwork for content they use from the internet
Key Vocabulary: credit  ·  respect
giving recognition to a person that created something
showing that you appreciate someone
News & Media Literacy
This lesson meets standards for Common Core ELACASELAASLand ISTESee standards

Lesson Plan

30 mins.

What You'll Need

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Classroom resources

  • Lesson Slides
  • The Digital Citizens Report Handout Teacher Version
  • Pause & Think Moment Handout

Take-home resources