This 5 lesson unit uses The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin book to teach bully prevention topics such as empathy skills, recognizing, reporting, and refusing bullying behavior. This unit is the perfect way to explore these topics in a fun and age appropriate way. It is a great resource for classroom teachers, special educators, counselors, social workers, or psychologists to use with students in Kindergarten to 2nd Grade. This bully prevention unit is specifically adapted for children of all ability levels and can be used in its entirety or choose specific lessons based on area of focus.
Lesson 1- You are Special
Component: Empathy Skills
Activity: Create Square Version of Self
Lesson 2- Same and Different
Component: Empathy Skills
Vocabulary: Same, Different
Activity: Create Spookley
Lesson 3- Hurtful and Bullying Behavior
Component: Empathy Skills, Recognizing Bullying
Vocabulary: Hurtful Behavior, Bullying Behavior, Kind Words
Activities: Fixing Hurtful Behaviors, Hurtful Behaviors
Lesson 4- Telling vs. Tattling
Component: Recognizing Bullying, Reporting Bullying
Vocabulary: Telling, Tattling
Printables: Can Spookley Handle it, Reporting Bully Behaviors
Lesson 5- Standing Up to Bullying Behavior
Component: Refusing Bullying
Vocabulary: Bystander, Upstander
Printable: Upstander Sayings
Each lesson is aligned with the essential components of teaching bullying prevention to students. This includes:
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