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What's Cyberbullying? (3-5)

What is cyberbullying, and how do you deal with it?

Students discuss positive and negative aspects of interacting with others online. Students learn the definition of cyberbullying and help the teacher fill in a Venn diagram that compares in-person bullying with cyberbullying. They then read a story of a student who is cyberbullied, identifying the players involved and how the target might feel.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to ...

  • empathize with the targets of cyberbullying.
  • recognize some of the key similarities and differences between in-person bullying and cyberbullying.
  • identify strategies for dealing responsibly with cyberbullying.

 

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:

2a, 2b, 5a, 5d

Additional Lesson Materials

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