Grade 12 Teaching Resources

Lesson 1

Taking Perspective on Cyber-bullying

Essential Question: How does online cruelty affect the people involved?
Students will:Articulate why it’s important to consider the perspectives of others in online (and offline) communitiesConsider the motivations and feelings of all the parties involved in an incident of online crueltyDraw conclusions about how they should respond when someone is the target of online cruelty
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Lesson 2

Breaking Down Hate Speech

Essential Question: How can you create a community culture in which hate speech is unacceptable, both online and offline?
Students will:
• Recognize hate speech and its impact on individuals, groups, and communities, both online and offline
• Analyze situations to determine if they constitute hate speech
• Create a set of community guidelines for dealing with online and offline hate speech at school

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Confronting Hate Speech Online Article