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Digital Citizenship: 3rd Grade

Responsibility: Respecting the Privacy of Others

Essential Understanding:
Respecting privacy is essential to build trust between people and for personal security
reasons.

Learning Outcome(s):
• Students will understand and be able to define the term “privacy”.
• Students will explain why it’s important to respect the privacy of others.
• Students will understand that when using the Internet, you never give out personal
information about yourself or others.

Common Core Standard(s):
• SL.4.1.c. Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information,
and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.
IFC Skills:
• Communicates new understandings through combining, predicting, illustrating, and
constructing.

Safety: Safe Searching

Essential Understanding:
Just as in real life, it is important to know where we are going online so we stay safe.

Learning Outcome(s):
• Students will know and be able to conduct a safe and effective search using websites preselected
and/or vetted by educators.
• Students will learn to recognize appropriate websites for them to visit.

Common Core Standard(s):
• SL.3.1.a. Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material;
explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to
explore ideas under discussion.

IFC Skills:
• Uses bookmarked websites to find appropriate information.

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