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Digital Citizenship: 11th Grade

Multiple Points of View

Essential Understanding:

Examining a topic/issue from different viewpoints gives us a deeper understanding of it.

Learning Outcome(s):

• Students will understand the importance of having a variety of resources to examine in order to be able to critically evaluate the information for bias and point of view.

Common Core Standard(s):

• R.L.11.6. Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view on purpose.

IFC Skills:

• Pursues a balanced perspective of fact, opinion, and different points of view. • Considers alternative perspectives and evaluates differing points of view.

• Presents different perspectives with evidence for each (IFC Assessment 11.4) Note: Multiple assessments are available for 11.4. Recommended use: Viewpoints/ Beliefs/Actions.

Resources

Gale Online Newsfeed about the Wrong Opinion

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Evaluating Social Media for Information

Essential Understanding:

Using social media as a source of news information requires critical evaluation of point of view and reliability.

Learning Outcome(s):

• Students will know and be able to analyze social media forms for point of view, reliability, and accuracy.

• Students will understand why so many people are dependent on social media outlets for information and why they trust them.

Common Core Standard(s):

• RI.12.7. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g. visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to address a question or solve a problem

IFC Skills:

• Seeks resources with diverse opinions and points of view and evaluates them carefully, particularly on controversial, historical, or culturally based topics.

Resources

Gale Online Newsfeed on the Online Searching

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Digital Traces

Essential Understanding:

The traces we leave online can define who we are in ways we may not realize.

Learning Outcome(s):

• Students will know and be able to understand what a digital footprint is, search for their digital footprint online and take positive steps to control their own digital reputation.

• Students will be able to use technology and digital media strategically and capably.

Common Core Standard(s):

• W.11.6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.

IFC Skills:

• Verifies the accuracy of what is known about the problem or question.

• Chooses the most appropriate format, tone, and language to communicate ideas in real world formats to different audiences 

Resources

Gale Online Newsfeed about Data Security

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