Real life friendships in comparison to online friendships

This lesson will focus on identifying the positives of both online and 'real life' friendships, when online friendships become problematic (e.g. continual need for attention or approval), and recognising the common healthy features of both kinds of relationship (online and 'real life'). This lesson covers some content that may be a sensitive topic for you. We recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Social media ...

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Q2.Fear of missing out (FOMO) is ...

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Q3.Which of the following is NOT a reason why people overshare?

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Q4.Which of the following is NOT a problem associated with oversharing?

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Q5.Which of the following is NOT a positive of social media?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Social media ...

1/5

Q2.Fear of missing out (FOMO) is ...

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is NOT a reason why people overshare?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following is NOT a problem associated with oversharing?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following is NOT a positive of social media?

5/5

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Real life friendships in comparison to online friendships

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What does 'Catfishing' mean?

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Q2.Real friends are NOT usually ...

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Q3.Which of the following is NOT a negative associated with online friends?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following are NOT warning signs of a problematic online friendship?

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Q5.What are common healthy features of 'real' and 'online' friendships?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Real life friendships in comparison to online friendships

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What does 'Catfishing' mean?

1/5

Q2.Real friends are NOT usually ...

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is NOT a negative associated with online friends?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following are NOT warning signs of a problematic online friendship?

4/5

Q5.What are common healthy features of 'real' and 'online' friendships?

5/5

Lesson summary: Real life friendships in comparison to online friendships

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