The children will watch a movie on BrainPop Jr. about internet safety. It will bring attention to some activities that the children may have already experienced on the internet and bring up things that they may of never thought of.
2 Direct Instruction
Using the Digital Trail Squares, the children will discuss what each of the cards are and if it is a safe or unsafe internet practice.
3 Guided Practice
The children will use the lesson, "Follow the Digital Trail" from Commonsense Media and have the whole group discuss items that would be appropriate to put on the internet. We will make a group chart and place the cards in appropriate and inapproprtiate categories.
4 Independent Practice
Using the children's writing journal, they are to write/draw about 1 way to be safe on the internet and be able to share their entry with the class and discuss how to be safe with the group. The children in center time, will have the opportunity to use an ipad and make an iMovie on being internet safety, with 2 other children, and share 3 safety tips.
We will watch each groups iMovie and discuss them. The children, for homework and with parents, will take the Commonsense Media worksheet home and discuss and answer the questions on the Follow the Digital Trail sheet. The parents will write a sentence, on the back, about 1 way they will practice internet safety at home.