Grade 2

Who Is in Your Online Community?

How are we all part of an online community?

We are all connected on the internet! By learning the Rings of Responsibility, students explore how the internet connects us to people in our community and throughout the world. Help your students think critically about the different ways they connect with others, both in person and online.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Compare and contrast how they are connected to different people and places, in person and on the internet
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how people can connect on the internet
Key Vocabulary: community  ·  internet
people who share a common neighborhood, background, or interests
a worldwide network that connects people using computers, phones, or other devices
Relationships & Communication
This lesson meets standards for Common Core ELACASELAASLand ISTESee standards

Lesson Plan

30 mins.

What You'll Need

Big ball or globe (optional)  
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Classroom resources

  • Lesson Slides
  • My Online Connections Handout

Take-home resources