Presentation on theme: "Bullying is Unfair One-sided"— Presentation transcript:
1Bullying is Unfair One-sided Happens when someone keeps hurting, frightening, threatening or leaving someone out on purpose
2Facts on Bullies Most common places for bullying to occur: Hallways BathroomsLunchroomBusGymBus line or bus stop
3What exactly is considered bullying? TeasingName callingMockingSpreading rumorsThreatening to harm othersDamaging their belongingsDemanding favors, money, or objects from themLeaving them out of activities
4Who is the Bully?Usually charming in public and around adults, but cruel in privateThey will deny their bullying actions to those in authorityThey often have low self-esteem, and it makes them feel good to put others downAre often popular kids ORThey are themselves victims of bullying
5What Can You Do? Students should say “That is not okay.” Seek adult helpBefriend students they see being bullied.Never participate or watch.
6Three R’s of BullyingRecognizeBullyingRefuseReport
7Questions to Ask: Is it fair? How does it feel? Does it keep happening?
8Refuse Bullying Act confident Keep your cool Be assertive Stay SAFE Hold your head upLook them in the eyeKeep your coolIgnore themWalk awayTell yourself to stay coolBe assertiveUse HumorTell them “no thanks”Tell them to stop and leave you aloneStay SAFE
9Reporting Bullying WHO: is involved? WHAT: occurred? WHEN: did it happen?WHERE: did it happen?
10Bystanders and Bullying Refuse to join in – don’t laugh at mean jokes or join a crowd who is making fun of someone elseStop the bullying – tell the person that what they are doing is bullying and to stopBefriend the person being bullied – all of us need some support, especially when someone is upset and scaredLook out for the person being bullied – everyone needs to know that their support network is strong; don’t let the person be aloneReport the bullying – what’s going on is wrong and may be against rules; adults can take more action to stop it
11Bullying vocabulary: Copy into your notebook Abuse- language that condemns or vilifies usually unjustly and angrilyAlly- to unite or form a connection or relation betweenBully- one habitually cruel to others who are weakerBystander- one present but not taking part in the situation or eventClique- a narrow exclusive circle or group of peopleCyberbulling- the electronic posting or mean-spirited messages about a person (such as a classmate) often done anonymously.
12Bullying vocabulary: page 2 Friend- one attached to another by affection or esteemHarass- (1) to annoy persistently (2) to create an unpleasant or hostile situation for, especially by uninvited or unwelcome verbal or physical conductSelf-esteem- a confidence and satisfaction in oneselfRespect- high or special regardTeasing- to disturb or annoy by irritating or provoking in a petty and mean wayVictim- one who is injured, destroyed, or sacrificed under any of various conditions
13Vocabulary Words in sentences It is abuse to call people names and make fun of their clothes and friends.Finding an ally, somebody who will stick up for you, in the cafeteria or on the bus will make you feel stronger.A bully can hurt your feelings by teasing, mocking, calling you names, or spreading rumors.Do not be a bystander, take action by getting help.It is often the members of the popular clique who think they can bully the other kids. Notice who they are and stay away from them.Facebook is a common place for cyberbulling. Do not become friends with people who are not nice to you, and show their posts to adults who can help you.Make friends with people who only like you for yourself.
14More sentencesPeople who harass others are bullies, and make life unpleasant for them.Bullies do not have respect for others, and probably do not respect themselves.Those with low self-esteem, who do not have confidence in themselves often become bullies or victims of bullies.If someone tells you that you just cannot take a little teasing when you are being bullied, ask them if they would enjoy being teased all day long.Do not become a victim of bullying. Find a trusted adult, join with a friend, get an ally, turn the tables and see a counselor before you let it get to you. There are others who care and will help you.