Bully Prevention
Radix Elementary School

Before beginning, students should be aware of the term, “bully,” and the expression “fooling around.”

• Students will understand the difference between being a bully and “fooling around” with their siblings and peers.
• Students will evaluate behaviors during lunch and recess to calculate how many situations demonstrated bullying behaviors.
• Students will brainstorm independently or along with family members, ideas to prevent bullying, and apply this method as needed in life.
• Students will role play a bullying behavior and demonstrate a way to manage the bullying incident (in cooperative groups).
Day 1: Have students answer and share their responses to #1-4 on the worksheet that correlates with this lesson, as the teacher leads the discussion.

Day 2: Place the students in cooperative groups and allow them time to choose a bully situation to act out along with a resolution. The time needed to practice can be determined by teacher. (The teacher should also rotate and listen in on students’ role playing to prevent hurtful comments during presentations.) After practicing, students will then role play for the class a bullying behavior and an effective way to manage the situation.

Day 3: Have the students share the bullying situations they observed during their lunch and recess and brainstorm ways to manage the situations or discuss how the situations were managed.

Teacher time:  Type up a small packet from the students’ ideas to prevent bullying and pass out to class.