AGE 8–9Icon UkUk Lesson Plan

Our Digital Citizenship Pledge (UK)

What makes a strong community?

Belonging to various communities is important for children's development. But some online communities can be healthier than others.

Show your learners how they can strengthen both online and in-person communities by creating norms that everyone pledges to uphold.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Define what a community is, both in person and online.
  • Explain how having norms helps people in a community achieve their goals.
  • Create and pledge to adhere to shared norms for being in an online community.
Key Vocabulary: community  ·  digital citizen  ·  norm  ·  pledge
a group of people who share the same interests or goals
digital citizen:
someone who uses technology responsibly to learn, create and participate
a way of acting that everyone in a community agrees to
a promise or an oath that one makes
Relationships & Communication

Lesson Plan

45 mins.

What You'll Need

Classroom resources

  • Lesson Slides
  • Handout Teacher Version
  • Group Pledge Handout
  • Poster: Digital Citizenship Pledge
  • Lesson Quiz

Take-home resources

  • Family Activity
  • Family Tips