2 1. What percentage of students at South said they were bullied at least once last year?
3 1. What percentage of students at South said they were bullied at least once last year? Does this surprise you? If so, how?
4 2. Where do you think bullying occurred the most last year at South, according to the students who completed the survey?A. Locker AreasB. ClassroomC. CafeteriaD. OutsideE. BathroomsF. Hallways
5 2. Where do you think bullying occurred the most last year at South, according to the students who completed the survey?A. Locker AreasB. ClassroomC. CafeteriaD. OutsideE. BathroomsF. HallwaysWhy do think bullying occurred in these places the most?
6 3. True or False: If you are being bullied, or know someone who is being bullied, you can call a phone number at South to report the incident.TRUE –Write this number down in your planner. This number is anonymous, which means you do not need to leave your name.
7 4. True or False: The principal is the only adult at school who deals with bullying. FALSE – You can talk to any adult in the building …counselors, teachers, paras…anyone. We are all here to help.
8 5. True or False: Calling someone “gay” or “retard” is okay as long as you’re joking around. Think about it. If you use “gay” in a derogatory way, it’s insulting to people who are gay. If you call people “retard” when they do something you think is dumb, that’s a slam against people with developmental disabilities.
9 6. True or False: Kids who are being bullied may not want to tell anyone, especially an adult. Why don’t kids want to tell?Why is it important that they talk to someone about it?
10 7. True or False: Reporting to an adult about bullying is tattling.
11 7. True or False: Reporting to an adult about bullying is tattling. Seriously!?Tattling means sharing petty secrets or information about someone, usually to cause trouble. Reporting means informing an adult of a harmful or dangerous situation to help protect someone. If you don’t report, who are you protecting? Not reporting only protects people who are doing something that they shouldn’t.
12 8. What should you do if…Report as “inappropriate” on the siteCopy/print/save the post as evidenceStand up for victim without name-calling OR do NOT respond at allReport to a parent/adultIf necessary, report to policeSomeone has posted something negative about you online?You know of someone who posted hurtful things about others online?
13 9. True or False: Not only is cyberbullying against the law, but helping someone else cyberbully is also against the law.TRUE – think of it as being in the getaway car while someone else robs a bank. The person in the car is also doing something illegal by helping the bank robber.
14 10. How often does bullying stop when peers intervene? A. 22% of the timeB. 46% of the timeC. 57% of the timeD. 71% of the time
15 10. How often does bullying stop when peers intervene? A. 22% of the timeB. 46% of the timeC. 57% of the timeD. 71% of the time
16 Here You Come to Save the Day! What would you do if you saw a bank being robbed? Or a house on ﬁre? Or a car go off the road?It might not be safe to rush into the scene, but you’d call 9-1-1, right? It’s like that when you see bullying. It might not feel safe to jump into the situation at the moment, but you can still help the person being bullied.How? Tell an adult, be a friend to the kid being bullied, convince others to stand up against bullying. What other ideas do you have?Heroes and heroines don’t need super powers.They just need to do what they can—even a small step behind the scenes—to help make a difference.Strong people don’t put others down, they lift them up.
17 11. Which of the following were bullied? Michael Phelps - they said he had big ears and didn't talk right.Megan Fox - because she wanted to be an actress, and her classmates thought she was crazy to think this could happen.Jessica Alba - they didn't like that she was mixed race and didn't have a lot of money.Jennifer Lawrence - they made her hand out invitations to a birthday party she wasn't invited to.Justin Timberlake - he was more into music and art than sports.Tyra Banks - they said her forehead was too big.Rihanna - they said her skin was too pale.Sandra Bullock - they said she dressed weird.Demi Lovato - they said she was fat.ALL WERE BULLIED IF:There was an Imbalance of PowerIt was RepeatedIt was Intentional
18 What a Bully Looks for —Differences How You Can Protect Yourself — Respect differences.Everyone has differences. Just look around you. When you value and respect differences, you let the bully know that being different doesn’t bother you a bit.If a bully makes fun of your red hair or hearing aid or how you talk, just smile, shrug, and agree.“Yes, I do have red hair. So what?”“Yes, I do use a hearing aid. So what?”“Yes, I do stutter. So what?”Then walk away!
19 What a Bully Looks for — Helplessness How You Can Protect Yourself — Don’t react.Kids who bully want you to be upset. They’re counting on it. So don’t give them what they want! Even if you feel scared or upset, try not to show it. Crying, showing fear, or acting mad encourages the bully to pick on you again.If a bully calls you names in class, do something unexpected.Yawn.Laugh.Walk away.
20 What a Bully Looks for — Isolation How You Can Protect Yourself — Be with others.Kids who bully love to target kids who are alone. They love it when no one knows what they’re up to. So try to hang out with other teens or be within sight of a grownup. (Most bullying happens when adults are not around.)Tell a parent, teacher, or other grownup you trust.Adults can help you stop the bullying.