Before the Movie


Why do you think it’s important to keep your personal information private? (Make predictions

During the Movie (Pause Points)


Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep students focused and to assess their understanding before moving on:

Timecode 1:25: What’s the difference between spam and scams? (Compare/contrast

Timecode 2:13: What are a few ways malware can affect you? (Apply new knowledge; Identify cause/effect

Timecode 4:04: Why is it not a good idea to use the same password on every site, even if it’s a strong one? (Identify cause/effect; Make inferences

After the Movie


Look at the four related movies at the bottom of the page. Explain how each is connected to the Information Privacy topic. (Make connections

What are a few things you should consider before sharing any personal information online? (Apply new knowledge

BrainPOP recommends reading the movie description that appears on the Information Privacy Topic Page to your class or have students read independently. Then have them watch the movie once through without pausing. Then, watch it again as class, this time using the discussion prompts.

*BrainPOP’s Discussion Questions and Prompts align to CCSS Speaking and Listening Standards.