Understanding the Internet Lesson 3: Build Understanding
Level: Grades 4 to 6
About the Author: This lesson was written for MediaSmarts by Ethan Anderson
Duration: 1 hour
This lesson is part of USE, UNDERSTAND & CREATE: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools.
In this lesson students will identify and classify their own interactions with the Internet and will engage in a collaborative critical thinking activity that will have them examine the Internet from a variety of perspectives.
This lesson is part of the Understanding the Internet lesson series.
- Students will develop a clear understanding of online-related vocabulary.
- Students will explore how to use the Internet safely for a variety of purposes, with a focus on communication.
Home and School Connection
- Promoting Ethical Online Behaviours with Your Kids
- Teaching Your Children Safe Surfing Habits
- Family Online Rules
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) are available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.