Ch 6: Classroom Bullying Prevention

About This Chapter

If bullying was a disease, it might be considered a pandemic. It is often important for educators to teach their students about bullying: the forms it takes, how to identify it and ways to prevent it. In this chapter, you'll find lesson plans and activities you can use to discuss and raise awareness of bullying in your classroom.

Classroom Bullying Prevention - Chapter Summary

The lessons you will find in this chapter will help you to teach elementary, middle or high schools students about bullying. Use instructional lesson plans that will help your students understand what constitutes bullying and ways to stop it and those that will introduce students to specific books about bullying. Then, implement anti-bullying activities and assignments outlined in the lesson plans found in this chapter, such as role-playing, scenarios and videos. These are great tools you can use to educate and inform your students about bullying and various anti-bullying tactics they can employ in their school.

How It Helps

  • Activities/games - Ensures student participation in the classroom with group activities that enhance their learning of this topic.
  • Student engagement: Uses various approaches to teaching your students about this topic that will keep them entertained and fully engaged in the material.
  • Class discussion questions/topics - Provides classroom discussion topics such as bullying statistics and book summaries that will help your students fully understand this topic.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to making planning classroom bullying prevention lessons easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific classroom bullying prevention topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your life skills class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related classroom bullying prevention lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important aspects of classroom bullying prevention from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

18 Lessons in Chapter 6: Classroom Bullying Prevention
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How to Handle Bullying in the Classroom

1. How to Handle Bullying in the Classroom

Bullies are people who dominate others through force or threat of force. When they appear in the classroom, they can disrupt and injure, causing many kinds of problems. In this article we'll discuss how to deal with them.

Bullying Scenarios for Classroom Role Plays

2. Bullying Scenarios for Classroom Role Plays

Bullying is a reality in our students' lives. Some never feel it personally and just witness it; others are victims. This lesson offers bullying scenarios for students to role-play to gain deeper understanding of the act of bullying.

How Bullying Affects Education

3. How Bullying Affects Education

In this lesson, you're not only going to learn how bullying affects an individual student's education but how bullying affects the educational environment as a whole.

Classroom Anti-Bullying Pledge

4. Classroom Anti-Bullying Pledge

This lesson reviews tips for facilitating students in the process of forming and committing to an anti-bullying pledge. The lesson has suggestions for both primary and high school aged students.

Anti-Bullying Activities for Elementary Students

5. Anti-Bullying Activities for Elementary Students

Teaching elementary school students about bullying is a very important aspect of any social and emotional curriculum. This lesson offers you some activities for helping elementary students understand why it is important not to bully.

Bullying Role Plays for Elementary Students

6. Bullying Role Plays for Elementary Students

Bullying in elementary school happens; it is a fact of life. This lesson offers ideas for bullying role- plays in an elementary classroom. It is recommended that these role-plays be followed by open class discussion.

Bullying Videos for Elementary School

7. Bullying Videos for Elementary School

Teaching elementary students about bullying is an important part of social emotional learning. This lesson gives you some ideas for videos that will help you start conversations about bullying with your students.

Bullying Lesson Plan for Middle School

8. Bullying Lesson Plan for Middle School

Bullying is a serious issue in the lives of children. Help your middle-school students understand bullying better with this lesson plan. Read facts and statistics, then work with your students to create a stop-a-bully template.

Bullying in America: Facts & Statistics

9. Bullying in America: Facts & Statistics

Bullying goes beyond simple childhood teasing. Adolescents and adults report being bullied, as well, with serious implications. Bullies and victims tend to have distinct characteristics and risk factors, and the statistics on bullying might surprise you.

How to Stop Bullying in Middle School

10. How to Stop Bullying in Middle School

How can we avoid students being subjected to mental or physical harm in our schools through bullying? This lesson is designed to define and discuss tips to identify and eliminate bullying.

Anti-Bullying Activities for Middle School Students

11. Anti-Bullying Activities for Middle School Students

Bullying is a big deal. Help your school community deal with the issue by having your students take part in these anti-bullying activities, appropriate for middle schoolers.

The Bully Book: Summary & Characters

12. The Bully Book: Summary & Characters

This lesson offers a plot summary and analysis of main characters in Eric Kahn Gale's 2011 novel The Bully Book. The novel is about a sixth grader who learns to stand up for himself against bullying.

Bullying Lesson Plan for High School

13. Bullying Lesson Plan for High School

We've all heard the word, but do your students really know enough about bullying? A text lesson walks through basic facts and a role-playing activity gives the class a chance to reinforce what they've learned. Extensions and related lessons are provided for future instruction.

What is Bullying? - Definition, Types & Coping Strategies

14. What is Bullying? - Definition, Types & Coping Strategies

In this lesson, we examine different forms of bullying and identify those who are more likely to be bullies, as well as those who are more likely to be victimized. We also discuss warning signs and how we can help others cope with bullying.

Anti-Bullying Activities for High School Students

15. Anti-Bullying Activities for High School Students

Bullying can be disastrous for students, destroying their sense of self-worth. We can address it directly by involving our students in anti-bullying activities in the classroom. Here are just a couple of ideas to get you started.

Dear Bully: Book Summary

16. Dear Bully: Book Summary

Bullying is a common problem that many children experience from all sides. ''Dear Bully'' is a collection of true stories by people who have been there and survived, and want to show you that there is life after bullying.

Technology & Bullying in Schools

17. Technology & Bullying in Schools

In this lesson, you'll learn how technology is used in school bullying. After the lesson, you'll be able to describe what cyberbullying is, how it becomes a problem, and interventions the school can take to prevent and mediate bullying situations.

Anti-Bullying Contract for Elementary Students

18. Anti-Bullying Contract for Elementary Students

When students take ownership of an issue, they are more likely to follow through. This lesson offers ideas for how to build an anti-bullying contract with your students so that they will take ownership of the process and its result.

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