Welcome to the 9th Grade Internet Safety Mini Lessons
| Lesson 1a: Online Friends- Real or Fake? | Lesson 1b: Meeting in Real Life | Lesson 2: When Our Online Activities Affect Others | Lesson 3: Copyright | | Lesson 4: What is Plagiarism?

Lesson 1a: Online Friends- Real or Fake?


Questions to Consider

  • How many of you have friends that you know exclusively online?
  • In what ways do you communicate with them?
  • How can you be sure they are who they say they are?

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Look back at the questions. Think about how many of your "online friends" are can truly be counted as genuine friends.

Lesson 1b: Meeting in Real Life

  • Have you ever been asked to meet an online friend in real life?
  • What are the potential dangers in meeting up with someone you met online?

Watch the Following Video in which teens talk back about meeting offline.




Have a brief discussion as a class on the dangers of meeting online friends in real life.

Lesson 2: When Our Online Activities Affect Others


Question
Does your online behaviour affects others positively? negatively?

Give some examples for each and collect them as a class. You may want to use a table like the one below for this job.

Positive Effects
Negative Effects








What if those others were your family members or best friends.

The following video may shed a bit of light on this issue.




Lesson 3: Copyright


Questions to Consider
What is Copyright?
Can you use other people's work in your projects? If so how much of their work can you use?

Watch the BrainPOP copyright videoto learn more.
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Take the Graded Quiz.


Plagiarism
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Lesson 4: What is Plagiarism?


Watch the Branipop video on Plagiarism as a class.

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Paraphrasing
Learn how to paraphrase to express the meaning of something you have understood, and avoid plagiarism by watching this BrainPOP video.