See the entire lesson on social justice and bullying by downloading the preview.
This lesson teaches students about the four types of bullying and encourages them to conduct themselves with tolerance for others.
Student activities include:
Quote for analysis, discussion, and debate
An optional cover for student materials
An opportunity for students to share their bullying experiences, but anonymously
A teacher read aloud and DVD: Don't Laugh At Me (also available on YouTube)
Questions addressing a greater depth of knowledge including...
Fiction vs nonfiction (this story is not simple to categorize)
Tone or mood
Inferred character traits
Cause and effect
Core Democratic Values (Constitutional Rights)
Quotes from the book
Problem and resolution
Imagine the bullying stops...
Can you create positive change?
Can one person REALLY make a difference?
A quote by J. M. Barrie for student analysis
A student activity for sharing ideas to help and encourage others - creating positive change
An illustration page with specific student directions
A friendship poster
Students write about their experiences with bullying. Most incidents are never reported and students quietly suffer.
This lesson helps students understand how their actions - negative or positive - make a big difference in their own lives and the lives of others.
This item is also a part of a larger bundle addressing classroom community.
You might also be interested in a book report addressing social justice and applying Constitutional principles.
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