LESSON 3: Sharing Content — How Much is OK?

When we find new music or movies that we love, our natural inclination might be to share those with our friends. That’s a good thing, and good citizens know how to do it! Lesson 3 teaches how to draw the line between sharing that is legal and ethical and sharing that violates copyright law.

Graphic depicting files being shared across multiple devices like cellphone, tablet, laptop & desktop

Ways to access this lesson

LESSON PDF
MS Lesson 3, Sharing Content—How Much is OK, v4.0, Thumbnail
LESSON SLIDES
GOOGLE DRIVE
G Suite Lesson 3 Downloads

Video clips for in-class lessons

Video Link Video Id Description Runtime
(w/o credits)*
View Video 3.1 “Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich Recalls Battle with Napster” 4:08
View Video 1.3
(Optional)
(Review) “What’s Up with Copyright Anyway?—A Brief (Very Brief) History and Copyright Basics” 5:30

* Video runtimes do not include the credits.

Supplemental Materials

PRESENTER INSTRUCTIONS
Middle School Presenter Instructions
INFOGRAPHIC #1
INFOGRAPHIC- Free Speech, Copyright, Fair Use- 2018 10 09, Thumbnail
INFOGRAPHIC #2
INFOGRAPHIC- 10 Things to Know about Copyright- 2018 10 09, Thumbnail