Lesson Title: Understanding Identity Theft 

Grade Levels: 6-8 

Length of Lesson: 60 minutes 

Overview: In this lesson, teachers introduce students to identity theft, associated dangers, and rules to prevent it. Students will use their knowledge to create a poster to educate others. 


  • Students learn about identity theft. 
  • Students learn the dangers of identity theft. 
  • Students learn safety rules to prevent identity theft. 

Standards Alignment: 

E-Rate Required Objectives 

  •  Interaction with other individuals on social networking websites and in chat rooms 


  • Digital Citizen: Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical. 
  • Global Collaborator: Students use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others and working effectively in teams locally and globally. 

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