Unit 4 – Task (Option 1)


Option 1: What are some primary-friendly “scam scenarios” that you could use in the classroom for encouraging students to critically think about messages they receive? Create your own “fake scam” to share with the community so they can try and spot the tell-tale signs!

A primary-friendly ‘scam scenario’ can be as simple as finding out student’s interests, and creating a scam based off that. For example, Johnny really likes Fortnite (unfortunately) so his teacher could make a scam based off of that.
“”””W!n W!n W!n$$$ 🙂 🙂 Free V buck$ givaway. Just entr your username & pa$$word into this web$!te fortnight.w!n$$$f3Vbuck$.com Hurry, do !t now!!!$$$””””
This is not only a kid friendly example of a scam but it also shows that you know your learners.

This is a link to a very popular YouTube animator, Odd1sOut (who is every popular with primary school students these days), who made a video about Scams that should be illegal and most the video relates directly to apps/websites/games that kids use

This is a link to a website that has a lesson plan on “Phising” and would be better suited for the older grades
https://www.commonsense.org/education/lesson-plans/lets-go-phishing-0

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