Students watch the video “The Digital Footprint” to learn how information online can easily get out of one’s control. They then examine the blog posts, photos, and profiles of two fictional host applicants for a TV show called “Trillion Dollar Footprint” and decide which would make a more honest host who works well with others. A key message of the lesson is that although online information provides an incomplete picture of a person, it can still affect how others view that person.
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Common Core: RI.6.7, RH.6-7.4, RI.6-8.4, W.6-8.4, W.6-8.10, SL.6-8.1a-d, SL.6-8.2, SL.6-8.6, L.6-8.6, RST.6-8.4, RST.6-8.10, WHST.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.10, RI.7-8.10
NETS•S: 1a-c, 2a-d