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Strong Passwords (3-5)

How can a secure password help you protect your private information?

Students learn how to create secure passwords in order to protect their private information and accounts online. Students learn tips for creating safe passwords. They explore scenarios in which two characters choose passwords, and they use the tips they have learned to create secure new ones for those characters. They then create posters to communicate password tips to their families and other students.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to ...

  • identify the characteristics of strong passwords.
  • apply characteristics of strong passwords to create new passwords.
  • create secure passwords with their family members.

 

Alignment with Standards

Common Core State Standards:

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

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

Grade 5: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4a, W.4, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.6, L.3a, L.6

ISTE Standards:

1d, 2b, 2d, 3d, 7b, 7c, 7d

 

Additional Lesson Materials

Family Tip Sheet
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Student Activity Sheet
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