Grade 3

Password Power-Up

How can a strong password help protect your privacy?
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This lesson meets standards for Common Core ELA, CASEL, AASL and ISTE.

Stronger, more secure online passwords are a good idea for everyone. But how can we help kids create better passwords and actually remember them? Use the tips in this lesson to help kids make passwords that are both secure and memorable.

Students will be able to:
  • Define the term "password" and describe a password's purpose.
  • Understand why a strong password is important.
  • Practice creating a memorable and strong password.

Lesson Snapshot

  Estimated time: 45 mins.
Warm Up:
Pssst ... What's a Password?
10 mins.
Uh-Oh! If ... Then ...
20 mins.
Power Up Your Password
10 mins.
Wrap Up:
Password Tips Notes
5 mins.

What You'll Need

Student and family resources also available in Spanish
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Lesson Slides
Student Handout: If...Then...Scenarios Student Version Answer Key
Student Handout: Power-Up Your Student Password Student Version Answer Key
Lesson Quiz Student Version Answer Key
Take-home resources
Family Activity
Family Tips
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