Lesson Objectives Define Cyberbullying. Identify activities which are considered Cyberbullying. Examine ways to prevent Cyberbullying.
Lesson Outline True/False Quiz…answers recorded on notebook paper or scratch paper. Video “You Can’t Take it Back.” (1min:27sec) Brainstorm: What is cyberbullying? Identify examples of Cyberbullying. Discuss ways to prevent Cyberbullying. Video “Cyberbullying: The Silent Abuse” (3min:39sec.)
True/False “It’s okay to use offensive language online and when instant-messaging, you just shouldn’t talk that way.“
True/False “When I write or post something, I don’t have to take responsibility for those words and what happens because they aren’t real.”
True/False “What I write is personal, if others find it hurtful, it’s their fault for reading it.“
Video Click image to link to video. (1min:27sec)
Examples of Cyberbullying Using some else’s screen name or password Impersonating someone Using bad language online Posted rude things or lies about someone Voting at an online bashing poll Clicking “LIKE” on inappropriate comments Uploading humilating video clips Sending hurtful text messages Sending a threatening email
Prevention Do not respond. Do not retaliate. Do not delete. Save the evidence. Talk to a trusted adult. Check comments posted to your account often. Be careful who you give phone numbers & passwords to Don’t assume a picture of someone is real.
Don’t say anything you wouldn’t say to their face. YOU CAN’T TAKE IT BACK!