Lesson Plan

The Power of Words

The Power of Words
Jaki D.
Instructional Technology Specialist
Floyd County Schools
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
Objectives

Students will be able to...identify strategies they can utilize when someone is a victim of cyberbullying. 

Students will read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

Students will interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.

Students will prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Students will expand, combine, and reduce sentences for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.

Students will determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate

Subjects
English Language Arts
discussion
forming arguments
reading
reading comprehension
speaking
vocabulary
writing
writing clearly
Science
Social Studies
citizenship
civic engagement
social justice
cultural understanding
power structures
Arts
design
drawing
Health & Wellness
Grades 5
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 The Power of Words-Cyberbullying

Allow students ample time to discuss these slides and this information. Students should fully explore strategies for dealing with Cyber bullying. Discuss why students don't sometimes tell their parents or other adults when they are being cyber bullied. (fear of retaliation and fear of losing privileges of playing a fun online game or participating in an online chat). Students can create a comic strip to illustrate how to handle a cyber bullying situtation and also a Google Doc or MS Word Doc to explain in their own words what each part of the STOP acronym means.

 

Student Instructions

Think-Pair-Share your feelings when someone is using "trash talk" in a video game, email or text.

Create a comic strip using http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/ to illustrate stategies used in a cyber bullying situation.

add your Google Doc and comic strip to your Google Classroom.