Basic Bullying Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan; Bullying
Goal; To make elementary students aware of bullying and intimidating tactics and how to deal with it.
1. Students will be able to identify bullying tactics.
2. Students will know how to handle themselves in a bullying or intimidation situation.
3. Students will know where to go for assistance, when in a bullying or intimidation situation.
4. Students will know what the consequences are for bullying.
Accommodations for Accelerated or Gifted Students
1. Have these students work in groups to come up with ideas on how to deal with a bully as a group.
2. Have these students present their ideas to the whole class for
Accommodations for Special Needs Students
1. Have these students be able to identify, when a person or group is trying to take advantage of them.
2. Have these students know where to go for assistance, when presented with this type of behavior.
3. Have these students share these ideas with the class.
Standards (State and Federal)
1. Research and understand the standards, that are set down on bullying and intimidation by both the State and Federal Government.
2. Make all students aware of the standards that are set down. "Bullying will not be tolerated."
Define Bullying for all Students
Students need to be able to identify physical, verbal and non-verbal intimidation tactics. Have students do a small skit that shows how all three of the above can be used as bullying. This way all students will be to identify what really is bullying. After the skit, ask students to identify what they witnessed. Use a detailed discussion about each of these three. Try to find out why a person wants to be a bully.
How to deal with bullying tactics
Have the students break off
into groups and discuss how to handle the situations, that they viewed the day before. Each group will have a communicator that will explain what their group came up with. Groups must take notes on what each group presents.
What are the consequences for bullying?
Have a Police Officer, Principal, Lawyer or guest speaker talk about the individual consequences for all parties involved. Look at it from both sides. You want to see how bullying affects victims, as well as the consequences for the violator.
The Wrap up and Review
Have each student briefly explain what
they learned about bullying and intimidation tactics. This can be anything from identification to consequences. Have students write a brief essay, on what they would do, if they find themselves in a bullying situation.
Final Point; Any form of identifiable bullying will be dealt with swiftly by all concerned
Taken from here
Peace Building Skills
Helper Words to Help Me Stop My Bully Behavior:
MAKING PEACE IN MY WORLDHow do you define peace? Other boys
and girls, and men and women described peace this way:
if everyone practiced peace?
What advice would you give to grownups to get them to live peacefully?
Think of great men and women in their own quest for personal and world peace.
Who are your heros that are peacemakers? How is our world different because
these people stood up to speak out for peace. What have you done to bring a
small or big amount of peace to your home or school?
Activity: Making an Enemy Your Friend: A senator once told President Lincoln
that he should get rid of his enemies by destroying them. Lincoln said, I agree
with you sir, and the best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Have you ever befriended anyone who seemed like an enemy and turned him into a
President Lincoln also said, We are about as happy as we allow ourselves to
be. This sentence could have been, We are about as peaceful as we allow
ourselves to be. Peace and being happy generally go together.
If every single person in the world did one small thing each day to build
peace, our world would be changed. What would you like to change in the world?
What could you do to bring peace? Draw a picture of you and your peace plan.
Questions I Can Ask My Self
When I Feel Threatened by Someone:
calm so you can think of what to do.
taken from Peace Making Skills article
Start a School Anti-bullying Campaign
Students and adults can do a variety of things in a campaign: posters, pledges, petitions, peer-to-peer education and even video contests.
Great activity about bullies and bystanders. Click the link above.