Fourth Grade Internet Safety Lessons


Objective 4.SE.1.1 Understand the guidelines for responsible use of technology hardware.

Activity 1


  • Discuss ACS Acceptable Use Policy for Technology
  • Put it in words students understand
  • Have students make a poster showing they understand one or more of the rules.

Activity 2: Digital Citizenship




Objective 4.SE.1.2 Understand ethical behavior (copyright, not plagiarizing, netiquette) when using resources.

Activity 1:

Activity 2: Cyberbullying






Objective 4.SE.1.3 Understand internet safety precautions (personal information, passwords, etc.).



Activity 1:




Game:

http://mediasmarts.ca/game/privacy-playground-first-adventure-three-cyberpigs




Activity 2: Online Safety With Professor Garfield

Students will watch the video and do the activites at:
http://learninglab.org/life_skills/online_safety/

Then they will enter advice for online safety on the Balfour Blog:
http://www.teacherweb.com/BLOG/NC/BalfourElementary/Graham/1/blog.aspx?Post=fa5e28f6-8460-4198-a3c7-29abd442e5c7

Students will receive a certificate of completion:
http://learninglab.org/life_skills/online_safety/7b6479faa915060f5701e96af78a2cc0/certificate_online_safety.pdf




Activity 3: Creating Internet Safety Videos



  • Students will Watch the BrainPop Jr movie on Internet Safety http://www.brainpopjr.com/artsandtechnology/technology/internetsafety/
  • They will complete the Graphic Organizer while watching the movie internet_safety_4.jpg
  • In groups of 3, students will use their graphic organizer to write an internet Safety Video
  • Students will use Movie Maker Software and their laptops w/webcam to create their internet safety video
  • Videos will be uploaded to their class blog and videos will be watched once per week during class.



Activity 4: Bullying is for the Dogs