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March 1, 2009
Recognizing BullyingHow to recognize and prevent bullying
Submittted by Gillian Gabourie
1 - 2 30 minute blocks
How to recognize and prevent bullying
This is a lesson plan aimed at students in grade 7 and 8. It is designed to teach students how to recognize bullying and how to deal with it in a proactive way. Students will participate in an interactive two part lesson that incorporates literacy, multi media, decision making skills and drama.
By the end of the two part lesson students will be able to:
Materials Needed by the Teacher:
Part I: Recognizing Bullying
This first lesson will help students recognize what bullying looks and sounds like. They will learn the four categories of bullying and understand what each entails.
Which One Is Bullying?Read the following four scenarios to your class. Ask your students to vote on which ones are examples of bullying. As they vote, ask them to explain why they think that the scenario they have chosen is an example of bullying.
After discussing each scenario, come up with a class definition of what bullying is. On chart paper, write your definition of bullying and have the students give you examples of the types of bullying that occur in the four main categories.
Each of the four scenarios were examples of bullying. You can see how bullying comes in many forms. Some are easy to see, while others are a little more difficult to tell. What do you think Bullying is?
Each scenario described one of the four main types of bullying. Not all bullying is done through hitting and pushing others. Some bullying is done through the words that we use or the way that we treat each other.
Using your laptop and an L.E.D. projector, play a few internet clips of popular television shows and have the students put them in the four categories.
We are going to look at a few clips from television shows that most of us watch each week. See if you can identify which of the four types of bullying is happening in the clip.
Some ideas for bullies in television clips are:
Gossip Girl: Blair Waldorf does a lot of psychological bullying