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Digital Citizenship: A Look at Netiquette

Digital Citizenship: A Look at Netiquette

Author: Jessica Zamora

Topic: Digital Citizenship (Netiquette)

Product: Netiquette Recipe


Common Core State Standards for 5th Grade (English-Language Arts)

W-Production and Distribution of Writing.6: With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.

SL-Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas.4: Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.


ISTE NET*s Standards:

1. Creativity and Innovation

a. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.

b. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression.

2. Communication and Collaboration

a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.

b. Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.



Students will be able to gain an understanding of what it means to have and exercise online etiquette during and outside of school.

Students will create a recipe to showcase their understanding of netiquette and what specific things are needed to express proper etiquette in an online format (this will be posted on the student’s blog).



1 laptop with hookup to a projector


See More

Animoto Video: Intro to Netiquette

Watch this short Animoto video: an introduction into the world of Netiquette!

BrainPOP Video: Digital Etiquette with Tim and Moby

Watch this fun video which explains the concept of Netiquette and how to behave online.

After having watched the BrainPOP video on Netiquette, take their short quiz by clicking on this link:

BrainPOP Digital Etiquette Quiz

Netiquette Recipe for Success

After having watched the above videos and taken both the BrainPOP Quiz and the embedded quiz here on Sophia, now it's your turn to showcase what you've learned about Netiquette!

In Google Drawing, create a recipe for Netiquette. Examples include: 1/2 cup of respect, 1 pint of positive feedback, etc. You will need to list your ingredients first. Next, begin writing the step-by-step instructions in making (or possessing) proper Netiquette online. Examples include: "Mix 1/2 cup of respect and 1 pint of positive feedback to ensure proper online Netiquette. Next, ..." 

Finally, make sure you submit the link to your Google Drawing in the Google Form provided below!


Google Form to Submit your Google Drawing