The students investigate their perceptions about bullying and its relationship to respect. Students brainstorm ways to promote respect of self and others as individuals and as a class/school.
One 20-minute lesson
The learner will:
This character education mini-lesson is not intended to be a service learning lesson or to meet the K-12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice. The character education units will be most effective when taught in conjunction with a student-designed service project that provides a real world setting in which students can develop and practice good character and leadership skills. For ideas and suggestions for organizing service events go to www.generationon.org.
Journals with entries from previous lesson
Ask learners to silently read the responses they wrote in their journals during the previous lesson: "Have you ever been the target of teasing or bullying? How did this make you feel? How does bullying relate to respect?"
Lesson adapted from the Learning to Give Grade 6-8 unit Herstory in History
Lesson Developed By:Betsy Flikkema
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