Recognizing Bullying

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Boost social awareness with an activity that challenges scholars to recognize bullying. Participants read 10 scenarios and respond after carefully examining behaviors such as body language, facial expressions, and frequency. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask the class to identify each situation using clapping, snapping, or other physical movements; read each sentence and discuss answers 
  • Assign an Exit Ticket—direct learners to respond to each scenario on a sheet of paper then turn it in to be dismissed to the next activity  
  • Follow the activity with a discussion about how to prevent bullying, invite the school principal or counselor to share their knowledge 
Classroom Considerations
  • Watch carefully for signs of bullying in your classroom, take the necessary steps to make sure everyone is safe 
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Pros
  • The activity encourages positive peer relationships 
  • Includes a brief overview of bullying 
  • Although the lesson is simple, its outcomes are meaningful 
Cons
  • None