Meaning and Forms of Cyberbullying | Causes of Cyberbullying Primary 5 (Basic 5) Term 3 Week 3 Information Technology (Computer Studies)

 

INFORMATION

COMPUTER STUDIES 

THIRD TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 5

THEME –  BASIC CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Components of Digital Literacy | Concepts of Copyright and Plagiarism Primary 5 Term 3 Week 3 Information Technology (Computer Studies)

 

TOPIC – CYBER BULLYING 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

2. Meaning and Forms of Cyber Bullying

3. Ways of Dealing with Cyber Bullying

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, most pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. explain the meaning of cyber bullying.

2. state the forms of cyber bullying.

3. mention the ways of avoiding cyber bullying.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils know what it feels to be call names.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart showing the victims of cyber bullying.

 

 

METHOD OF TEACHING

Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION 

Cyberbullying is one of the types of online threat that intimidate, harass or threaten the internet users through phone calls, instant messaging, e-mail, chat rooms or social networking sites such as facebook and twitter.

All forms of cyber bullying are deliberate.

 

FORMS OF CYBERBULLYING 

There are several forms of cyber bullying,

1. Exclusion

2. Harassment

3. Outing or boxing

4. Trickery

5. Cyberstalking

 

1. EXCLUSION

Exclusion is the deliberate act of leaving someone out from online meeting, forum, social networking or group despite being a member.

 

2. HARASSMENT

Harassment is the deliberate act of disrespecting or intimidate the self esteem of the internet users to make them feel lesser of themselves.

For example – calling them names, offensive or derogatory jokes, racial or ethnic slurs, pressure for dates or sexual favors, unwelcome comments about their body images, outfits, profession, etc.

 

3. OUTING/DOXING 

Outing is the act of sharing of people’s personal or sensitive information such as pictures, saved messages, health test, certificates, exam or text scripts for the purposes of embarrassing or humiliating them on the social media, forum, etc.

 

4. TRICKERY

Trickery is the practice of deceiving or cheating people online to reveal their personal information or secret for the purpose of embarrassing them.

 

5. CYBERSTALKING

Cyberstalking is the use of internet or social media to harass or stalk other internet or social media users, mostly the children.

 

 

LESSON 2 – FORMS OF CYBER BULLYING

6. Fraping

7. Masquerading

8. Dissing

9. Trolling or Baiting

10. Flaming

 

6. FRAPING

Fraping is the use of someone else email or social media accounts to send an inappropriate content such messages, comments, videos and pictures (pornography or rape) in your name or created new and offensive comments, videos or pictures pretending to be you.

 

7. MASQUERADING

Masquerade is a form of bullying that pretend to someone else in order hurt people online.

 

8. DISSING

Dissing is the act of spreading cruel information for the purpose of destroy your reputation or relationships with other internet users.

Dissing is also as fake information or rumour about you.

 

9. TROLLING

Trolling is the deliberate act of provoking the internet users to response in a disrespectful manner.

The purpose of trolling is to provoke, annoy or create conflict among the internet users on online forums and social networking sites.

 

10. FLAMING

Flaming in a direct attack on the internet users similar to fraping to create online or conflict among the internet users.

It is common among the online forums, chart rooms or social media with different ideology and cultural differences.

 

 

LESSON 3 – CAUSES OF CYBER BULLYING

CAUSES OF CYBER BULLYING 

The causes of cyber bullying are as follows:

1. Freedom of speech.

2. Hatred

3. Academic or professional envy.

4. Anonymity online

5. Lack of empathy.

6. Misunderstanding or misconception

7. Impatient

8. Revenge

9. Ego booster

 

REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT, As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Teacher organizes the pupils in groups or pair depending on the size of the class.

3. Teacher displays chart showing some of the victims of cyber bullying.

4. Teacher asks the groups or pairs to examine the chart carefully and describe the expressions of people on the chart.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and describe different expressions of people on the chart.

5. Teacher listens to the pupils and uses their responses to introduce the lesson – cyber bullying.

Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction to understand the concept of the lesson.

6. Teacher uses the chart to lead a discussion on the meaning and forms of cyber bullying.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in class discussions.

7. Teacher asks pupils to state the causes of different expressions on the chart.

9. Teacher uses pupil’s appropriate responses to lead a discussion on the causes of cyber bullying.

Pupil’s Activities – State and analyze the causes of cyber bullying.

10. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board with appropriate evaluation and asks pupils to find out the effects of bullying on the victims and to deal with them.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson and write as instructed.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

 

NEXT LESSON

Effects of Cyberbullying on the Internet Users | Ways to Deal with Cyberbullying Primary 5 (Basic 5) Term 3 Week 5 Information Technology (Computer Studies)

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Teacher asks pupils,

1. explain the meaning of cyber bullying.

2. state 5 forms of cyber bullying.

3. explain 5 of the following,

  • exclusion
  • flaming
  • trolling
  • cybetstalking
  • dissing
  • outing
  • fraping
  • masquerade

4. mention 5 causes of cyber bullying.

5. find out the effects of bullying and how to deal with them.

 

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