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Powerful Passwords (K-2)

How do you create a secure password?

Students explore why people use passwords, learn the benefits of using passwords, and discover strategies for creating and keeping strong, secure passwords. Students learn password tips, test their existing passwords with an interactive game, and create new passwords using guidelines for powerful passwords.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to ...

  • understand the functions of passwords.
  • identify strategies for creating and protecting secure passwords.
  • create their own secure passwords using the lesson guidelines.


Alignment with Standards

Common Core State Standards:

Grade K: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.1a, RF.1b, RF.1c, RF.1d, RF.4, W.3, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.3, SL.6, L.6

Grade 1: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4a, RF.4b, W.3, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.3, SL.6, L.6

Grade 2: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4a, W.3, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.3, SL.6, L.6

ISTE Standards:



4a-d, 5a-f

Additional Lesson Materials

Family Tip Sheet
Student Activity Sheet