Common Sense Media-Unit 1

Common Sense Media Unit 1 Overview:

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Digital Life 102: Essential Question-

What is the place of digital media in our lives?

Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to:

  1. ‡learn basic statistics about the current digital landscape.
  2. ‡explore the role that media plays in their lives.
  3. ‡reflect on the positive and negative impact digital media have
    on themselves and on society.

Lesson Materials:

1. Take the Quiz: Digital Life 102

2. Watch Video:  Perspectives on Social Media

3. Complete Unit 1- My Digital Life (This is for all lessons in this unit. Document is in Classroom)

Oops I Broadcast it on the Internet: Essential Question-

What are the consequences of over-sharing online?

Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to:

  1. identify some of the benefits of sharing information online.
  2. reflect on the risks of sharing inappropriate information (oversharing) online.
  3. think critically about what they choose to post and share about themselves online

Lesson Materials:

1. Watch the video: Brittany’s Story

2. Complete the Lesson Activities (In Doc in Classroom)

Copy Rights & Wrongs: Essential Question-

How can I make responsible choices when I use other people’s creative work?

Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to:

1. identify the legal and ethical considerations involved in using the creative work of others.
2. understand an individual’s rights and responsibilities as a creator and consumer of content
3. practice critical thinking and ethical decision making about the use of creative works.

Lesson Materials:

1. Watch the video: Copyright and Fair Use

Essential Vocabulary:

fair use: the ability to use a small amount of someone’s creative work without permission, but only in certain ways

commercial purposes: a use in connection with a business, usually for profit

copyright: a law that protects a creator’s ownership of and control over the work he or she creates, requiring other people to get the creator’s permission before they copy, share, or perform that work

Creative Commons: a kind of copyright that makes it easy for people to copy, share, and build on someone’s creative work – as long as they give the creator credit for it

public domain: creative work that’s not protected by copyright and is therefore free for one to use however one wants

 2. Complete the Lesson Activities (In Doc in Classroom)

 

Feelings on Display: Essential Question- 

Are girls and guys judged differently when they post photos online?

Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to:

1. identify examples of teens evaluating one another’s photos online.
2. compare and contrast attitudes toward boys and girls regarding editing, posting, and commenting on personal photos that are posted on social network sites.
3. analyze broader gender norms and media messages that may frame the way people use and interpret photos on social network sites.

1. Watch the video: Feeling On Display

 2. Complete the Lesson Activities (In Doc in Classroom)

Turn Down the Dial on Cyberbullying and Online Cruelty: Essential Quesiton-
What factors intensify cyberbullying and online cruelty, and what can you do to lessen them?

Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to:

1. reflect on the factors that intensify online cruelty and cyberbullying.
2. identify what targets and upstanders can do when online cruelty occurs.
3. recognize their own role in escalating or de-escalating online cruelty.

1. Watch the video: Stacey’s Story – When Rumors Escalate

Key Vocabulary

  • target: a person who is the object of an intentional action
  • offender: a person who has malicious intent to hurt or damage someone
  • bystander: a person who does nothing when they witness something happening
  • upstander: a person who supports and stands up for someone else
  • escalate: to increase or make more intense
  • de-escalate: to decrease or make less intense

 2. Complete the Lesson Activities (In Doc in Classroom)

 

Unit 1 Assessment:

Complete the Unit 1 Assessment once you are finished with the lessons in this unit. You will need to enter your name and my email address before you begin the assessment. Be sure to take a screenshot of the certificate you earn at the end that shows your grade. Below is a screenshot of what you will see when you launch the assessment.

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Unit 1: Alignment to standards:

Digital Life 102:

Common Core:

  • grades 9-10: RL.4, RI.4,W.1a-e, W.2a-f, W.4, W.5, W.6, W.10, SL.1a-d, SL.2-5, L.4a, L.4d, L.5a, L.6
  • grades 11-12: RL.4, RI.4,W.1a-e, W.2a-f, W.4, W.5, W.6, W.10, SL.1a-d, SL.2-5, L.4a, L.4d, L.5a, L.6

NETS•S: 1a, 1d, 2a, 2d, 3b, 3d, 4a-c, 5a, 5b

Oops I broadcast it on the Internet:

Common Core:

  • grades 9-10: RL.1, RL.2, RL.4,RL.10, RI.1, RI.2, RI.4, RI.8,RI.10, W.2a-f, W.4, W.6, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.6, L.4a, L.6
  • grades 11-12: RL.1, RL.2,RL.4, RL.10, RI.1, RI.2, RI.4,RI.8, RI.10, W.2a-f, W.4, W.6, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.6, L.4a, L.6

NETS•S: 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a-c

Copyrights & Wrong:

grades 9-10: RI.1-4, RI.8, RI.10, W.2a-f, W.6-8, W.10, SL.1a-d, SL.3-.5, L.4a, L.6
grades 11-12: RL.1, RL.2, RL.4, RL.7, RL.8, RL.10, RI.1, RI.2, RI.4, RI.10, W.2a-f, W.6-10, SL.1a-d, SL.2-5, L.4a, L.6

NETS•S: 1c, 1d, 2a, 2d, 3a, 3d, 4a, 4c, 5a, 5c, 5d

Feelings on Display:

Common Core:

  • grades 9-10: RI.1, RI.2, RI.4, RI.6, RI.10, SL.1a-d, SL.2, SL.3, SL.6, L.6
  • grades 11-12: RI.1, RI.4, RI.6, RI.10, SL.1a-d, SL.2, SL.6, L.6

NETS•S: 1a, 1d, 2a, 3a-c, 4a, 4c-d, 5a-d, 6a-b, 6d

Turn Down the Dial on Cyberbullying and Online Cruelty:

Common Core:

  • grades 9-10: RL.1, RL.2, RL.4, RL.7, RL.8, RL.10, RI.1, RI.2, RI.4, W.2a-f, W.4-6, W.7-10, SL.1a-d, SL.2, SL.3, SL.5, L.4a, L.6
  • grades 11-12: RL.1, RL.2, RL.4, RL.7, RL.8, RL.10, RI.1, RI.2, RI.4, W.2a-f, W.4-6, W.7-10, SL.1a-d, SL.2, L.3, SL.5, L.4a, L.6

NETS•S: 1a, 1d, 2a, 2d, 3b, 3d, 4a, 4b, 4d, 5a, 5b

 

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