Digital Citizenship Unit

Grade Levels
3rd, 4th, 5th
Product Rating
4.0
File Type
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
24.57 MB   |   103 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Lessons, Printables, QR Code activities, Group Projects and more!

Within this Digital Citizenship resource you will find everything you need to teach responsible and safe use of digital media within your classroom!

Within our increasingly digital world, where children are engaging with online material and social media from very young ages, it is crucial that digital citizenship is a key component of our teaching!

I designed this unit to target various aspects of digital citizenship in order to build a positive classroom culture that supports responsible and safe use of technology. The activities adopt a student-centred approach and encourage classroom discussions surrounding what it means to be a positive digital citizen and how students can handle various situations that may arise when using digital media.

This unit has been divided into the following sections and each section contains ready-to-go printables, activities and mini-lessons:

Please click on the 'Preview' button to see sample pages that are included in each section of this resource!

1. What is Digital Technology?
Exploring technology and how we use it; How communication patterns have changed over time; 'Daily Usage' log activity with class usage analysis; 'Interview an Expert' home activity and reflection; Technology 'Problems and Solutions'; Considering multiple perspectives using the "Six Thinking Hats"

2. What is Digital Citizenship?
Exploring how we are responsible citizens within our communities; What our responsibilities are when we use online technology; Making connections between citizenship within our communities and online activity; Creating a class pledge for responsible use of digital media

3. What is a Digital Footprint?
How information on the internet spreads quickly (class demonstration); How our digital footprint is created; What information is safe to share online; Creating an appropriate personal profile

4. Thinking Before You Act
Signing a classroom agreement demonstration; Reading the fine print; 'Think Before You Post' fact sheet; Exploring bullying and cyberbullying; QR Code video activity; Bullying card sorting activity; How to comment positively on other people's photos; Class 'Positive Photo Post' activity

5. Protecting Your Privacy
Creating safe usernames and passwords; 'What's Ok To Give Away?' sorting activity; Accepting friend requests on social media; 'What Would You Do' scenario cards

6. Don’t Believe Everything You Read!
Exploring fake videos and websites; How to assess and evaluate a website for reliability; Website evaluation quick tips fact sheet

7. Responsibly Using the Work of Others
'Fair Use' scenario cards; Plagiarism fact sheet; Templates for note taking, citing websites and writing a bibliography

8. Taking Action Project
Templates for guiding a project to teach others how to become responsible digital citizens; Includes peer reflection sheets and assessment rubric

9. Certificates and Digital Passport
Certificates for unit completion; Digital Passport template with stamps

10. Additional Resources
'Webonauts Academy' QR link activity; Useful website list

Thank you for downloading! Your feedback and suggestions are important to me - please don't hesitate to email me at katie.walker1411@gmail.com or click the Q&A tab if you have any questions!

Please don't forget to earn yourself TpT credits by rating this resource! Thank you!



Total Pages
103
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

Average Ratings

4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
3.9
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
4.0
Total:
8 ratings
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$7.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
 (77 Followers)
$7.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
Digital Citizenship Unit
Digital Citizenship Unit
Digital Citizenship Unit
Digital Citizenship Unit
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up