Day 176

Lesson Objectives

  • Reflect on the factors that intensify online cruelty and cyberbullying.
  • Identify what targets and Upstanders can do when online cruelty occurs.
  • Recognize their own role in escalating or de-escalating online cruelty.

Assignment DCU5.1

  1. Inside of your Digital Citizenship Unit folder, create a new folder titled Lesson 5.  All your tasks completed in Lesson 5 should be stored in this folder.

Assignment DCU5.2

  1. Online cruelty, also known as cyberbullying, takes place whenever someone uses digital media tools such as the internet and cell phones to deliberately upset or harass someone else, often repeatedly. 
  2. Watch this video which tells Ricardo’s story.
  3. Make a copy of this document, rename it Cyberbullying-(Your Initials), and move it into your Lesson 5 folder.
  4. Answer the questions in the document.

Assignment DCU5.3

  1. Make a copy of this Google Document, rename it Camille Home Sick-(Your Initials), and move it into your Lesson 5 folder.
  2. Read the short story within the document about Camille’s situation and then answer the questions that follow.