AGE 5–6Icon UkUk Lesson Plan

Media Balance Is Important (UK)

How do we find a happy balance between our online and offline activities?

Learners consider the feelings of themselves and others when making decisions about when, where and how much to use technology.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Know when and why to take breaks from device time.
  • Consider the feelings of people around them, even when engaged in fun online activities.
Key Vocabulary: balance  ·  device
balance:
having equal weight or importance of something
device:
an electronic piece of equipment like a phone, tablet, or laptop
Song characters

Lesson Plan

25 mins.

What You'll Need

Classroom resources

  • Lesson Slides
  • Video: Media Balance Is Important
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    English Spanish
  • Download song: Original Instrumental
  • Sheet Music
  • Pause & Think Moment Handout
  • Poster: Song Lyrics
  • Digital Citizens Colouring Book

Take-home resources

  • Family Activity