Grade 9 Teaching Resources

Lesson 1

Private Today, Public Tomorrow

Essential Question: How Can You Respect the Privacy of Others Online?

Students will:Consider the possible benefits and risks of sharing information online
Recognize the importance of context in posting or viewing online imagesUnderstand what choices they need to make to protect the privacy of others online

Lesson 2

Turn Down the Dial on Cyberbullying and Online Cruelty

Essential Question: What factors intensify cyberbullying and online cruelty, and what can you do to lessen them?
Students will:
• Reflect on the factors that intensify online cruelty and cyberbullying
• Identify what targets and upstanders can do when online cruelty occur
• Recognize their own role in escalating or de-escalating online cruelty

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