Creating a Brochure
- identify and describe the people and supportive services that can assist them when their online safety is being threatened
- identify and describe when it might be important to seek adult intervention or further assistance
- communicate effectively and apply decision-making, assertiveness, and refusal skills to deal with pressures pertaining to cyberbullying
- explain how a person’s online actions, both positive and negative, can affect the feelings, self-concept, emotional well-being, and reputation of themselves and others when examining different responses from different points of view and display them in a brochure
- develop a brochure to help convey meaning and influence or engage the audience.
1 sheet of 8 ½ x 14 white paper per student
Share and clarify the lesson Learning Goals with students.
Using whole class discussion, review topics listed on chart paper from the last lesson, and ideas associated with each.
Netiquette and examples of netiquette
Online Safety – privacy, effective passwords, digital permanence, luring, cyberstalking
Cyberbullying – what it is, how to prevent it and what to do if you are being cyberbullied
Where/Who to go to for help if your safety is being threatened online
How to effectively deal with various unsafe situations online using the decision-making model
Hand out Student Resource 20: Tips for Creating an Effective Brochure. Review this hand-out with class. Explain to students that they should use this tip sheet to go over their brochure planner from last class. Explain to the students that this will help them organize and present their information more effectively.
Review with students the success criteria found on Teacher Resource 13: Netiquette, Cyberbullying and Cybersafety Brochure Rubric.
Teacher observation and feedback of students’ understanding of Student Resource 20: Tips for Creating an Effective Brochure
Hand out Student Resource 21: Production Planning Template. Have students use the template for planning the final product of their Brochure.
Circulate around the room and conference with students as they work on their brochures.
Instruct students to produce a good copy of the brochure.
Hand out 8 ½ x 14 white paper. Students should fold paper in thirds, with the right-hand panel in first, and the left-hand panel folded over the right-hand one.
Students use Student Resource 21: Production Planning Template to produce a final product -- a finished brochure on netiquette, cyberbullying and cybersafety.
Teacher/student conferencing with feedback on the use of Student Resource 21: Production Planning Template using questions from Student Resource 20: Tips for creating an Effective Brochure as a guide for discussion
Teacher observation and assessment of students’ final product (brochure) using Teacher Resource 13: Netiquette, Cyberbullying and Cybersafety Brochure Rubric
Discuss with the class the development of the brochures and review the key success criteria from Teacher Resource 13: Netiquette, Cyberbullyng and Cybersafety Brochure Rubric. Use the Thumbs Up strategy to determine if students are comfortable with the brochures they are putting together. Allow students time to complete their brochures.
Teacher observation and assessment of students’ final product (brochure) using Connect[ED] Teacher Resource 4: Netiquette, Cyberbullying and Cybersafety Brochure Rubric
Have students go to different classes and present their brochures. Make copies of student brochures and have them distributed at a school wide event.
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