Before the Movie

What are some ways you use the Internet? (Tap prior knowledge)

How does the style or way you communicate change online vs. real life? (Compare/contrast)


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 1:20: What should you remember before you say or do anything online? (Compare/contrast)

Timecode 1:59: Why is it important to read a website’s privacy policy? (Identify main idea and details; Recall)

Timecode 3:27: How can online strangers and friends put you in danger? What should you do if you feel uncomfortable? (Identify problem/solution)


After the Movie

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

What are some rules that you didn’t know about online safety that you know now? (Reflect)

How can you use the five rules you learned to make sure you’re using the Internet safely? (Apply new knowledge; Reflect)

BrainPOP recommends reading the movie description that appears on the Online Safety Topic Page to your class. Then show the movie once through without pausing.  Watch it again, this time using the discussion prompts.

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