Before the Movie:


What are some ways you practice being safe online? What are some rules you follow?? (Tap prior knowledge)

What do you want to know about online safety? (Set goals)


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 2:15: How do privacy policies and discreet screen names keep you safe? (Identify cause/effect)

Timecode 3:12: Why is it particularly important to be careful of online strangers, and what are some ways you can protect yourself? (Make connections)

Timecode 3:55: What are three steps you can take to avoid online bullies? (Recall)


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)


How are online safety rules like the safety rules for going outside? How are they different? (Compare/contrast)


What more do you want to know about online safety? (Reflect; Revisit goals)


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.