AGE 7–8Icon UkUk Lesson Plan

Putting a STOP to Online Meanness (UK)

What should you do if someone is mean to you online?

The internet is filled with all kinds of interesting people, but sometimes, some of them can be mean to each other.

With this role play, help your learners understand why it's often easier to be mean online than in person and how to deal with online meanness when they see it.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Understand what online meanness can look like and how it can make people feel.
  • Identify ways to respond to mean words online, using "S-T-O-P".
Key Vocabulary: online
using a computer, phone, or tablet to visit a website or app
Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech

Lesson Plan

35 mins.

What You'll Need

Stuffed animal or toy   

Classroom resources

  • Lesson Slides
  • STOP Online Meanness Handout

Take-home resources

  • Family Activity
  • Family Tips