Common Sense Media-Unit 2

Common Sense Media- Unit 2 Overview

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Unit 2 Student Packet:

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Unit 2: My Online Code- Essential Question:

What Does It Mean To Do The Right Thing Online?

Learning Objectives: Students Will Be Able To:

  • understand the concept of online ethics as it applies to four key areas.
  • define digital citizenship and identify their online responsibilities.
  • explore online ethics by analyzing a mock social networking page.

Key Vocabulary

  • ethics: a set of principles and morals governing people’s behavior, including honesty and respect toward others
  • online ethics: a set of principles and morals governing people’s behavior as it relates to the Internet and digital devices
  • digital citizenship: a safe, responsible, and ethical approach to functioning in the digital world

Unit 2: Who Are You Online- Essential Question:

How do you present yourself to the world online and offline?

Learning Objectives: Students Will Be Able To:

  • reflect on the similarities and differences in how people represent themselves online and offline.
  • understand that they might choose to show different parts of themselves online, depending on context and audience.
  • consider the risks and benefits of assuming different personas online, and think critically about what it means to be genuine in an online context.

Key Vocabulary

  • represent: to depict yourself to others as being a certain way or having particular characteristics

  • persona: an image and personality that you show to others

  • avatar: a graphic image that represents a person online

  • anonymous: without a name or other information that identifies who you are

  • inhibited: careful or restrained about your actions or impulses

Unit 2: Building Community Online- Essential Question:

How can websites foster community online?

Learning Objectives: Students Will Be Able To:

observe and analyze the factors that foster positive community, both offline and online.
identify characteristics of websites that excel at creating positive online community.
demonstrate their understanding of how to build positive community online.

Key Vocabulary

  • foster: to nurture or encourage
  • social media: online communications that promote user interaction, feedback, and content sharing

Unit 2: Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships – Essential Question: What are the risks and responsibilities

How can you tell when an online relationship is risky?

Learning Objectives: Students Will Be Able To:

  • explore the role of digital technologies in romantic relationships.
  • understand risky forms of self-disclosure and their possible consequences.
  • identify strategies for avoiding sexting while enhancing positive relationships.

Key Vocabulary

  • foster: to nurture or encourage
  • social media: online communications that promote user interaction, feedback, and content sharing

Unit 2- Alignment to Standards:

1. My Online Code:

Common Core:

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

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

2. Who Are You Online?

Common Core:

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

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

3. Building Community Online

Common Core:

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

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

4. Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

Common Core:

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

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

5. Risky Online Relationships

Common Core:

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

NETS•S: 4a, 4c, 4d, 5a, 5b

 

 

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