Digital Literacy


Cyberbullying: Students learn what to do if they are involved in a cyberbullying situation. They explore the roles people play and how individual actions — both negative and positive — can impact their friends and broader communities. Students are encouraged to take the active role of upstander and build positive, supportive online communities.
Lessons by Grade Level
Grade Topic Lesson Overview
6 Cyberbullying
Be Upstanding
Students learn about the difference between being a passive bystanderversus a brave upstander in cyberbullying situations.
7 Cyberbullying
Reality of Digital Drama
Students discuss their impressions of peer drama, both online and asdepicted on reality TV. View the video featuring a candid discussion between middle school students about online drama.
8 Cyberbully
Crossing the Line
Students learn to distinguish good-natured teasing from cyberbullying. Students learn about serious forms of cyberbullying, which include harassment, deception, “flaming,” and threats to safety.

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Curriculum Sequencing 6-8

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