Students Activities – Grades 3-7

Please complete 3 of the following activities.  Collect your answers in a document or notebook,  and have your answers ready to share and discuss during the live Webinar. Choose the activities that interest you the most. I will be coming to talk to you about all of these issues in early April! I look forward to seeing you then! 


1. Go to your favourite game console, device or computer and review your Settings. Read the links below and review the Privacy Settings on one of your devices. List five things that you changed or that you hadn’t noticed before. (10-15 minutes)

    1. (i.e., check your Location Settings)
    2. (i.e., check who can see your Profile)

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2. Read the link below and learn about your rights and responsibilities when taking and posting photos and videos of yourself and others. (5-10 minutes) Answer these questions:

    1. Who owns the rights to your ‘image’?
    2. What is an “exception” to your rights to control your image?
    3. What’s one way you can protect your ‘image’?
    4. Where is it illegal to take pictures?

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3. Read a review of your favourite app or game on Common Sense Media (CSM).  Answer the questions below. You can write the answers out or make an infographic  (see the links below). (10-30 minutes)

    1. Do you agree with this review? Why or why not?
    2. What is one new thing you learned about your game or app by reading this review?
    3. Read some of both the “Kids Say” and “Parents Say” Comments.
      1. Quote one “Kids Say” comment and write one to two sentences on why you agree or disagree.
      2. Quote one “Parents Say” comment and write one to two sentences on why you agree or disagree.
    4. If you are doing an Infographic, use the answers above as text for the infographic

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4. If your friend was being bullied online, how could you help?  What online resources would you recommend they go to? Visit the links below. Write a sample message to your friend with advice about what to do. (6-8 sentences). (10-15 minutes)

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5. Find information on how to do screen captures on all the devices you use. Make screenshots on all of your devices and save them as images or PFD’s and send them in an email to yourself. (10-15 minutes)

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6. What can you do about trolling in-game? Visit the links below and answer the following questions. (10-15 minutes)

    1. What is the goal of ‘trolling’? What do trolls want?
    2. What is the goal of ‘cyberbullying’? What do cyberbullies want?
    3. Is trolling or cyberbullying more personal?
    4. What does a ‘troll’ do to you? What are some ways they attack?
    5. What are some good ideas on how to deal with ‘trolls’ in-game or on social media?
    6. What are the five ways to starve a troll?
    7. What advice from gamers on how to deal with toxic players did you agree with?

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7.  Is cyberbullying illegal? Visit the links below and answer the following questions. (10-15 minutes)

    1. What are four examples of cyberbullying?
    2. What are some effects of cyberbullying on victims?
    3. What are three criminal laws that can be broken by people who ‘cyberbully’?
    4. What surprised you about these laws?
    5. Where should you report cyberbullying?

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