In elementary school, teasing is a fun way to joke around between friends and family. It is not meant to be malicious. There are times when students are mean or want their own way and a conflict occurs. Then there are times when kids truly bully other students. I wrote this story as a way to define the difference and deal with bullying.
ASCA Standards Covered:
PS.A1.6 Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate behavior
PS.B1.6 Learn how to apply conflict resolution skills
PS:B1.4 Demonstrate when, where and how to seek help for solving problems and making decisions
Essential Question: What is bullying? When is teasing Okay