In this lesson, students learn about bullying. They explore what bullies might do or say and why these things are wrong and not OK. They talk about how targets of bullying feel and receive the message that everyone deserves to be respected and feel safe at school. They identify people they could ask for help with a bullying situation, and identify actions bystanders to bullying can take to help.
Students will be able to:
- Describe the difference between bullying and teasing.
- Describe how it feels to be bullied.
- Explain why it’s wrong to bully others.
- Explain what to do if someone is being bullied.
- social awareness
- relationship skills
Healthy Behavior Outcomes
- V-3: Avoid bullying or being a bystander to bullying.
- V-7: Get help to prevent or stop violence, including harassment, abuse, bullying, hazing, fighting, and hate crimes.
- V-9: Get help to stop being subjected to violence or physical abuse.
National Health Education Standards
- Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
- Performance Indicator 1.2.1: Identify that healthy behaviors impact personal health.
- Standard 2: Analyzing Influences
- Performance Indicator 2.2.2: Identify what the school can do to support personal health practices and behaviors.
- Standard 3: Accessing Resources
- Performance Indicator 3.2.1: Identify trusted adults and professionals who can help promote health.