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This lesson for grades 9-10 asks: What are the risks and responsibilities when you carry out a romantic relationship in the digital world? Students watch a video about a girl who sent a “sext” message to her boyfriend, which he shared with others. After discussing the video, students create an ending to a story about a girl who is being pressured to send that text. They brainstorm ways to avoid sexting and to use digital technologies responsibly in romantic relationships.

Please note that this lesson deals with sensitive but important issues. There are several resources within the lesson plan designed to help you prepare yourself and your classroom for a discussion of this topic. You may wish to alot some extra preparation time for this lesson.

Co-developed by Common Sense Media and the GoodPlay Project at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, this lesson is one of 70 available in the full K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship curriculum from Common Sense Media. Explore them all at www.commonsense.org/educators.

Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships (9-10) Common Sense Media

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This lesson for grades 9-10 asks: What are the risks and responsibilities when you carry out a romantic relationship in the digital world? Students watch a video about a girl who sent a “sext” message to her boyfriend, which he shared with others. After discussing the video, students create an ending to a story about a girl who is being pressured to send that text. They brainstorm ways to avoid sexting and to use digital technologies responsibly in romantic relationships.

Please note that this lesson deals with sensitive but important issues. There are several resources within the lesson plan designed to help you prepare yourself and your classroom for a discussion of this topic. You may wish to alot some extra preparation time for this lesson.

Co-developed by Common Sense Media and the GoodPlay Project at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, this lesson is one of 70 available in the full K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship curriculum from Common Sense Media. Explore them all at www.commonsense.org/educators.

    Lesson Plan: Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

    Lesson Plan: Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

    Detailed lesson plan for teaching the Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships lesson for grades 9-10.

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    Student Video: Ally's Story - from MTV's A Thin Line

    Student Video: Ally's Story - from MTV's A Thin Line

    This documentary-style video features the story of a high school girl who sent a “sext” message to her boyfriend, which he shared with others. This video comes from MTV and is part of their A Thin Line campaign. It is part of the Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships lesson for grades 9-10.

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    Handout: How Should It End?

    Handout: How Should It End?

    Student handout for the Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships lesson for grades 9-10. Editable PDF form can be printed or distributed and completed electronically.

    Handout: Over the Line

    Handout: Over the Line

    Student handout for the Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships lesson for grades 9-10. Editable PDF form can be printed or distributed and completed electronically.

    Student Assessment: Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

    Student Assessment: Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

    Lesson-level quiz to give student after teaching the Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships lesson. Editable PDF form can be printed or distributed and completed electronically.

    Assessment Answer Sheet: Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

    Assessment Answer Sheet: Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

    Teacher guide to grading the student assessment for the Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships lesson.

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