Follow the Digital Trail (K-2)

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Follow the Digital Trail (K-2)

What information is OK to have in your digital footprint?

Students learn that the information they put online leaves a digital footprint or “trail.” This trail can be big or small, helpful or hurtful, depending on how they manage it. Students follow the digital information trails of two fictional animals. They make observations about the size and content of each trail, and connect these observations by thinking critically about what kinds of information they want to leave behind.

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Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to ...

  • learn that the information they put online leaves a digital footprint or “trail.”
  • explore what information is appropriate to be put online.
  • judge the nature of different types of digital footprints by following the information trails of two fictional animals.

Alignment with Standards

Common Core State Standards:

Grade K: RL.1, RL.3, RL.4, RL.10, RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4, W.2, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.6, L.6


Grade 1: RL.1, RL.3, RL.4, RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4a, W.5, W.7, W.8, L6


Grade 2: RL.1, RL.3, RI.4, RI.10, RF.4a, W.2, W.5, W.7, W.8, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.3, SL.6, L.6


ISTE NETS•S:

1a, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4a-c

 

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