Presentation on theme: "“No-Bullying Proposal”. Introduction Everyone has the right to feel safe coming to school. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case. In this lesson,"— Presentation transcript:
Introduction Everyone has the right to feel safe coming to school. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case. In this lesson, you are going to work in groups of four to create a proposal to do something about it! Our school is a great place to learn, play and have friends. Nobody likes to be bullied.
The Task In groups of four (4) create a presentation which: 1)Describes the topic of bullying, 2)Identifies the roles of different people in a bullying situation, and 3)Makes a recommendation about what your school should do to make it a safer place. In researching this topic, you'll find that any "bullying situation" has a person being bullied, a person doing the bullying, people that watch and do nothing, and finally people that watch and do something about it. “No-Bullying Proposal”
The Task (cont.) Your group may find using a Graphic Organizer helpful in determining the content and the flow of your group’s idea. “No-Bullying Proposal”
The Task (cont.) Again, the four (4) members of your group will create a presentation which 1)Describes the topic of bullying, 2)Identifies the roles of different people in a bullying situation, and 3)Makes a recommendation about what your school should do to make it a safer place. The graphic organizers are just to get you started. Add as much text and graphics as you would like. Creative solutions are a huge plus! Include your teacher’s name and the names of your team members. “No-Bullying Proposal”
Online Resources The websites listed below contain valuable information on the topic of bullying. Select and Write down at least three (3) resources for your group to use for ideas. “No-Bullying Proposal” Anti-Bullying Network Anti-Bullying Network Bullying in Schools /school.htm Bullying in Schools /school.htm /school.htm /school.htm Bullying Prevention ullying.page Bullying Prevention ullying.page ullying.page ullying.page No Name-Calling Week No Name-Calling Week org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/home.html org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/home.html Take Action Against Bullying Take Action Against Bullying Bullying.ORG Bullying.ORG Stop Bullying Now kids/default.aspx Stop Bullying Now kids/default.aspx kids/default.aspx kids/default.aspx Bully Advice for Kids Bully Advice for Kids Bully 4 Kids Bully 4 Kids First Steps to Stop Bullying and Harassment sppcc.gc.ca/res/cp/bully_12217-en.asp First Steps to Stop Bullying and Harassment sppcc.gc.ca/res/cp/bully_12217-en.asp sppcc.gc.ca/res/cp/bully_12217-en.asp sppcc.gc.ca/res/cp/bully_12217-en.asp Google these tonight!!
“No-Bullying Proposal” Evaluation Next is a rubric that will describe the important elements of your group’s work. Your presentation will be shared with your teachers, fellow students, parents and it may find a home on our school’s website! Make your presentation count! Be persuasive and creative. Remember, you're trying to make a difference here.
“No-Bullying Proposal” Evaluation: Check your own work DevelopingAccomplishedExemplary Organization of ideas - in a mechanical and sequential way - for specific behaviors - appropriate and logical - for a wide variety of behaviors and in a wide variety of contexts - appropriate and logical Communication - for a variety of simple behaviors - some clarity and some precision - for specific behaviors - clear and precise - for a wide variety of behaviors and in a wide variety of contexts - clear, precise, and confident Creativity conventional and appropriate a tad unconventional, appropriate, Really out of the box, fascinating, and appropriate
“No-Bullying Proposal” Presentation Details Your group presentation: Is due on November 8 (next Monday) Should be a maximum of 3 minutes in length Should describe bullying, identify the roles, and make a recommendation Next steps Your class will decided which proposal should be reviewed by our student-led panel and the OAK Team (Mrs. Wrisley, Mr. Rashad, Mr. Harris, Ms. Tomeo, and Ms. Stromberg). The student panel will select entries to be posted on our school’s website and one recommendation will be selected to be implemented! Make Your Presentation Count!!
Final Notes "A person is bullied when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons, and he or she has difficulty defending himself or herself." Statistics show that 17 percent of students in grades 6-10 reported having been bullied "sometimes" or more, with 8 percent being bullied once a week. 19 percent said they had been a bully to others "sometimes" or more. (2001 study of 15,000 U.S. students, according to Students deserve to feel safe and comfortable at school. A single student who bullies can have a wide-ranging impact on the students they bully, students who observe bullying, and the overall climate of the school and community.