Bullying: Grades 6-8

Two lessons promote social awareness and build relationship skills. In lesson one, scholars define bullying and role-play coping strategies. Lesson two challenges learners to diffuse a bullying situation using their knowledge of similarities and differences. Classmates brainstorm ways to keep their classroom bully-free.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Post the discussion questions on the classroom blog, direct pupils to answer questions and reply to their peers
  • Gather a collection of books that showcase a character who properly copes with a bully
  • Bring the principal in to talk about ways to extend the bully-free classroom strategies to the rest of the school, 
Classroom Considerations
  • This lesson is part of the Health Problems series
  • Keep an eye out for participants that may be experiencing bullying and those that are bullies, provide the necessary help to keep individuals safe
  • Make copies before conducting lessons
Pros
  • Lessons come with extension activities
  • Provides assessments and answer keys 
  • Addresses an important topic, especially for the age group
Cons
  • None