Lesson Plan

Super Digital Citizen

Explore what it means to be a responsible and respectful digital citizen.

Students will be able to...

understand their online responsibility to their communities

understand the characteristics that make an upright citizen

Social Studies
Grades 3
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

1. Teacher will ask:

"What is a citizen?"

"What is an upstanding citizen?"

"Is it possible to be a citizen in the digital world?"

2. Play video

2 Direct Instruction

Follow the TEACH 1 part of the Common Sense Media lesson plan: Super Digital Citizen

Use Power Point to define terms and post questions and ideas related to creating a super hero.

3 Guided Practice

Tell students that they will be playing a game that will help them understand what a super digital citizen is.

Student Instructions

Students will log on to game using i-Pad or other device

4 Independent Practice

Follow TEACH 2 of lesson plan


Student Instructions

Students create their own comic about being a digital citizen

5 Wrap up

Activity: Assessing

Teacher will hand out worksheet from p. 6 of the lesson plan "Super Digital Citizen"

Student Instructions

Students will work independently to answer the scenario questions.