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Share Your Document with a Friend or Family Member

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In the main lesson, you created a document about identifying and avoiding online scams.

In this extension, you will share your document with a friend or family member.

That way, you can use your document to talk to others about online scams and safety.

This helps you to get support from a trusted adult, or warn a friend who is at risk of doing something dangerous online.

To begin, open your project.

Then, share it with a friend or relative by using their email address.

Set sharing permissions.

“Can edit” allows the person you share with to edit your document.

“Can comment” allows them to leave comments and make suggestions.

And “can view” allows them to read your document without making changes.

Then, let them know you shared your document with them.

Add a message explaining your project and what you’re sharing.

After you’ve shared your document, explain your project and ask the person to read through it.

Talk to the person you shared it with about online scams.

Discuss the things that happened to KaMar in the main lesson.

Ask for their thoughts and opinions about the scam in this lesson...

And ask them about their experiences with online scams.

You might ask: What types of scams they’ve seen online, How they stay safe and avoid scams, And if they have any additional advice about how to identify scams.

Use what you’ve learned in this lesson to start conversations and raise awareness about online safety and scams.

Now, it’s your turn: Share your document with a friend or family member by email, Set sharing permissions, Write a note telling the person about your project, And discuss online scams with them.

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