Objective: The student will engage in Internet activities, such
as placing orders using a secured server. (Pre-vocational skill)
Language Arts Standard: 8th
Grade Writing Applications 1.3 Student will organize information
to achieve particular purposes by matching the message, vocabulary,
voice modulation, expression and tone to the audience and purpose.
Appropriate Rubric: One for each student to complete during
each role play. To download the student rubric, click here
• Identify Need
• Introductory Activity
• Define Steps and Sequences of Skill
1. Always be polite to everyone in letters and instant messages.
2. Be aware that anyone can create a screen name with false information.
Have students make up fictitious screen names.
3. Do not give out personal information. Use the same guidelines
that you would on the telephone.
4. Remember that messages can be traced back to you.
5. Remember that the computer stores web pages that you have visited.
6. Report inappropriate interactions to an adult.
• Model the Skill
• Role Plays/Classroom Discussion - Review our schools Internet
Use Policy that parents and students must sign.
• Applications-Have students make up
fictitious screen names. Then the students present them to the class.
This demonstrates that screen names may be just an identity that
• Independent Uses
for the Role Plays
(Speaker)____________________________ Student (Subject)____________________________
Date: _____________________ Observer's Name:___________________________________________
|Observations: Use dramatic
asides as needed
| Was the student polite to everyone
in letters and instant messages?
|Was the student aware that anyone can
create a screen name with false information?
|Did the student avoid giving out personal
|Did the student use the same guidelines
that he would on the telephone?
|Did the student remember that messages
can be traced back to him?
|Did the student report inappropriate
interactions to an adult?
1.5 Understand shades of meanings in related words.
2.7 Make reasonable assertions about a text through accurate, supporting
1.1 Choose the form of writing (e.g. personal letter, poem or narrative)
that best suits the intended purpose.
2.4 Offer a logical sequence of information and engage the listener,
foster an acceptance of an idea.
2.1 Understand and analyze the differences in structure and purpose
between various categories of informational materials.
1.2 Determine a speakerís attitude toward a subject.
1.6 Use speaking techniques, including voice modulation , inflection,
tempo, enunciation and eye contact for effective communication.
3.4 Analyze the relevance of the setting (e.g. place, time, customs)
to the mood, tone and meaning of text.
2.5 Present information purposely and succinctly and meet the needs
of the intended audience.
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