Subject: Communications
1. Topic-
2. Content-
Students will consider bullying, how to prevent it and how to react to it.

Vocabulary: Integrity, victim, bully, bystander, prejudice, harassment
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Learn about how to prevent bullying
2.Learn how to deal with bullying when it does occur
4. Objectives-
1.Students will look at images of bullying and have VTS discussion
2.Given teacher instruction, Students will learn basic bullying facts.
3.In small groups, students will brainstorm and complete bullying scenarios.
5. Materials and Aids-
1.Bullying power point
2.Scenario handout
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.VTS bullying power point
2.Students will come up with their own ideas about bullying

B. Development-

1.Teacher instruction about bullying
2.Discuss vocab.
3.Discuss victims, bystanders.

C. Practice-

1.As a group discuss ways to deal with bullying.
2.Integrity -"being true to yourself and others" and "knowing and doing what's right."
3.When something doesn't feel right, it probably isn't -- trust your instincts

D. Independent Practice-

1.Work in small groups
2.Read scenarios and answer prompts
3.Share with whole group

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.provide visual feelings chart
2.provide visual to depict scenarios
3.eliminate writing as appropriate

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Groups develop thoughtful answers
2.Self assessment-- do they have any questions?

G. Closure-

1.Show VTS bullying power point
2.Ask students to provide solutions to the bullying that they see.
7. Evaluation-
1.Assess the responses to the scenarios
2.Self assessment

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