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Protecting yourself from identity theft

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After watching a video about the dangers of identity theft, students will choose actions that will help protect their personal information.

Big idea

Identity theft harms millions of Americans every year.

Essential questions

     What are the dangers of identity theft?

     What can I do to protect my personal information from being stolen?

Objectives

     Define the dangers of identity theft

     Identify behaviors that will help keep your identity safe

What students will do

     Watch a video about the dangers of identity theft.

     Read about how people steal personal information.

     Choose the actions that will help protect their personal information.

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Teacher guide

Protecting yourself from identity theft (guide)

Student materials

Protecting yourself from identity theft (worksheet)

Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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