Lesson Plan: Trolls—Just Like You and Me?

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Not all trolls hide under bridges; some of them hide behind computer screens! Learners explore the causes and effects of people leaving mean comments online. After learning vocabulary, watching and discussing a video, and responding to an article about Internet trolling, they get a better picture of the detrimental behavior.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have scholars write and share their responses to The Lowdown post in small groups if posting the comments online is not an option 
  • Facilitate a whole-class discussion about the best ways to promote online safety
Classroom Considerations

  • Includes a five-minute video 
Pros

  • Includes links to additional instructional resources
  • A fun extension activity helps students get involved in the community 
Cons

  • None