Introduce students to the features of Google+


Student Notes


Lesson Plan 7, Improver's Course

This lesson will introduce students to social networking and to Google+. It will explain that Google+ is a social network and will show students how to create a public profile and familarise them with the Google+ features. 

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  • social networking is a way to keep in touch with people, share interests and make new friends on the Internet
  • there are many different social networking sites e.g. Google+, Twitter, Facebook
  • in order to use a social networking site, you need to join and create a profile


  • Google+ is a social networking site where you can share information with people
  • the following Google+ features (using the student notes)
  • circles
  • hangouts
  • search
  • instant upload
  • messenger

Activity - create a public profile on Google+

  • go to www.google.ie
  • click on the +You tab on the Google homepages
  • create a public profile

Explore & Explain the Google+ features and visit www.google.com/intl/en/+/learnmore/