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Digital Citizenship: 4th Grade

Responsibility: Digital Netiquette

Essential Understanding:
Being a good citizen means acting responsibly and respectfully in the online environment.


Learning Outcome(s):
• Students will recognize different components of good netiquette.
• Students will be able to communicate different components of good netiquette.

Common Core State Standard(s):
• SL.4.1.d. Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding
in light of the discussion.

IFC Skills:
• Understands basic netiquette.
• Respects the privacy of others (emails, files, passwords, sites).

Safety: Good and Bad Online Behaviors

Essential Understanding:
It is important to have good manners and behavior in all circumstances of life.

Learning Outcome(s):
• Students will know and be able to cite examples of good and bad behavior in online environments.

Common Core State Standard(s):
• SL.4.1. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on
grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
IFC Skills:
• Recognizes the right to express own opinion in an appropriate manner, even when the opinion differs from the ideas of others.

Safety: Safe Navigation

Essential Understanding:
There are precautions students can take to be safe online.

Learning Outcome(s):
• Students will learn and be able to dramatize situations that show a clear understanding of Internet safety.
• Students will analyze and make appropriate decisions about Internet safety scenarios presented by the teachers and peers.

Common Core Standard(s):
• SL.4.1. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade
4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

IFC Skills:
• Restates ideas of others accurately and adds own perspective.

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