Be sure to follow each step below IN ORDER! You need to get a copy of the Research Guide FIRST, then start researching the answers to the Internet Safety Research Guide! If your teacher does not give you a copy of the Research Guide, you can easily print one out below or open it in Microsoft Word and complete it in Word.
Open Up and Print out the Internet Safety and Awareness Research Guide below in Microsoft WORD (it is at the bottom of this page) to help guide your research about Internet Safety. You can work on the Guide in Microsoft WORD (there is a link to the guide in WORD at the bottom of this page), and save as you go, or print it out and complete it with pencil or pen.
- Complete each section of the Research Guide to help you get a background on each Internet Safety Topic. Use the links posted below to help you find the information you need to complete the Research Guide. Be sure to use all of the websites below so you find the most valid and accurate information.
- When you have finished completing the Research Guide, pick one specific Internet Safety Topic you would like to be the focus of your Informational Brochure. Check with your teacher to make sure this is a good topic for your to promote awareness for. You donít want every student in your class creating a Brochure about the exact same topic. You must check with your teacher and show them your completed Research Guide before moving on to step 3.
- After your teacher has checked your completed Research Guide, Open Up Microsoft PUBLISHER on your computer. The following directions are for Microsoft Publisher 2007. Click on BROCHURES, then, choose any of the Brochure Design Templates that interest you. You can always change the colors and design of your brochure later.
- Page 1 of your Brochure should have your Title on the Right Pane, your Name, School, and Class on the Middle Pane, and More Information & Picture Sources on the Left Pane of the Brochure.
- Page 2 of your Brochure should have What to do on the Right Pane, How To Prevent it in the Middle Pane, and A Definition of your Topic on the Left Pane.
- Your Informational Brochure should have the following requirements:
- A Large Title at the top about your topic.
- A Definition of your topic.
- At least 3 Tips to prevent your topic from happening.
- At least 3 Tips for someone who has become a victim of your topic.
- Links to 3 resources to find more information, you can even use the resources I have given you.
- At least 4 appropriate images pertaining to your topic (If you get your images from the Internet, you must paste a link in your brochure to give credit. You could use images that are licensed under the Creative Commons License or that are Royalty Free so they are free to use in your projects.)
- Make sure your Brochure is easy to read, has proper spelling and grammar, and doesn't have any large blank spaces. Spread out and re-size your information to fill the Brochure up.
- You can always check out Mr. Deanís Cyberbullying Informational Brochure as an example of what you can do! It is located on the TASK PAGE of this WebQuest. Simply click on it to open it up and see what it looks like.