A High-Interest Novel Helps Struggling Readers Confront Bullying in Schools
Grades 9 – 12 students read a work of realistic fiction about bullying and gain understanding through writing, Readers Theatre, and discussion.
Everyone has the right to be safe at school
Students will create and agree to a set of behavioral guidelines, emphasizing bullying prevention, which will help create a school climate where all students feel safe and respected.
The following lesson plan will increase students’ skills and knowledge to understand when bullying is happening, respond properly to bullying, and to commit to a bully-free school.
Stop The Bullying
During this lesson, students recognize the different types of bullying, causes, and ways of dealing with it. Through literature and the Internet, students learn how to handle bullying. Students will develop presentations to teach others how to handle bullying.
Exploring Bullying: Read, Analyze, Act
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