Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Level:
Lower Elementary
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Health, Lesson Plan, UEN, ulp-health
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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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English
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Creating a Strong Password

Creating a Strong Password

Overview

This lesson will focus on what a strong password is and how to create one.

Summary

This lesson will focus on what a strong password is and how to create one.

Materials

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Background for Teachers

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Instructional Procedures

1. Teach students what a password is.

2. Teach students why we need a strong password (protect personal information) and show the NetSafe Utah Personal Information video.

3. Teach students that there are important things to remember when creating a password.  

  • Never use your name or nickname
  • Never use your address
  • Must be 8+ characters long
  • Make it memorable to you

4. Show students Dinopass and discuss how this could be helpful in creating a password.

5. Teach about a passphrase - see the POPS Teacher Guide to know what this is.

6. Practice making a passphrase together.

7. Pass out the POPS Student Activity Book pg.9.  Have students fill it out.  Go over it together.

Assessment Plan

Students will make up a password that they can remember and will use it for their school log in.  

Be sure the students have followed the things to remember about creating a password.

  • Never use your name or nickname
  • Never use your address
  • Must be 8+ characters long
  • Make it memorable to you

Check to see that students can remember it by having them write it down on a paper the next day.