Level: Grades 8-10
Author: Matthew Johnson, Director of Education, MediaSmarts
Duration: 3-4 hours
This lesson starts with an interactive quiz that teaches students about the ways in which hate may be encountered online. After completing the quiz, students discuss the issues raised and the strategies modeled for confronting online hate. In groups, students research an online environment (such as social networking sites) and a particular example of that environment (such as Facebook) to learn the issues, strategies and tools relating to online hate in that environment.
Students will demonstrate the ability to:
To play the Hate 2.0 quiz, click here .
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.