Lesson Plan

Haters and Trolls

Identifying haters and trolls
Joanne S.
Media specialist/librarian
Goose Creek High School
Goose Creek, United States
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, World Languages, English Language Learning, Health & Wellness
Objectives

Students will be able to identify the difference between teasing, harassing, cyberbullying, and trolling online.

Subjects
English Language Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Arts
World Languages
English Language Learning
Health & Wellness
Grades 9 – 12
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 HOOK/ATTENTION GETTER

Activity: Conversing
  • In 30 seconds, ask students to write down as many words describing mean people.  No need to write their names on their papers.
  • Collect papers and read some aloud.
Student Instructions
  • Students anonymously write words describing mean people on a sheet of paper.  

2 DIRECT INSTRUCTION

Activity: Conversing
  • Discuss student opinions of people who intentionally put people down for no reason.
  • Watch Digital Bytes Lesson 1: Haters and Trolls
Student Instructions
  • Provide their perspective of the type of people who hate others.
  • Watch Digital Bytes Lesson 1: Haters and Trolls

3 GUIDED PRACTICE

Activity: Conversing
  • In groups of 3, tell students to reflect on the questions presented on Slide #6.
  • Tell students to write their answers down.
Student Instructions
  • Carefully read questions on Slide #6.
  • Write answers down.

4 INDEPENDENT PRACTICE

Activity: Creating
  • Introduce Flipgrid to students.
  • Students use Flipgrid to record their thoughts on how they would handle haters and trolls.
Student Instructions
  • Use Flipgrid to record thought on how to handle haters and trolls.

5 WRAP UP

Activity: Conversing
  • View Flipgrid videos.
  • Discuss Flipgrid videos with class.
Student Instructions
  • Discuss Flipgrid videos.