Filled with clear, practical advice on how to deal with the widespread problem of bullying, this book shows counselors how to create secure and safe schools, implement strategies to deal with potentially violent students, and help both bullies and victims. The book abounds with ready-to-use tools like student worksheets and surveys, games and activities, sample interviews (illustrating how to talk to victims and bullies), tips for parents, forms, checklists, and contracts.
In this concise book, teachers and administrators will learn how to create a culture that does not tolerate bullying. The book is divided into five sections addressing the whole school, an individual classroom, the bully, the victim, and parents. In each section, insights and activities are provided to help prevent and quickly address bullying incidents. An indispensable guide to ensure your students develop a clear understanding of their behavior and its impact on others.
Addresses bullying tactics and identifies strategies for both the school and community. Realistic scenarios are used as a starting point for promoting discussion and personal learning experiences specific to the type of bullying that may be occurring, whether it be verbal, social, psychological or physical. Opportunities are given for students to express ideas and feelings through role-play, brainstorms and independent enquiry. Contains an extensive section on dealing with conflict at school, at home or in the community. Uses a problem solving approach to resolve conflicts, through the use of discussion cards to consolidate students' understandings of these difficult concepts.
Meet "zebrapotamas" Hector. Hes not like the other hippos in the jungle. His unusual black-and-white striped skin makes him the target of hurtful teasing from the other animals on the riverbank. But when a chance encounter opens Hectors eyes to true friendship, he begins to appreciate qualities of character he never knew he had. And when dangerous circumstances put him to the test, he proves just how powerful kindness can be.
More Brilliant Stories for Assemblies contains over 50 stories for use in primary schools. The stories range from those dealing with specific issues, such as bullying, racism and disability, to historical and religious stories. The stories can be used at specific times of the year, when issues arise or whenever you are suddenly called upon to do an assembly!
Children will learn long and short vowels, varied consonant combinations, longer sentences and introduction to intermediate sight words with Phonics Comics. Hiro, the smallest dragon in town, doesn't let his tiny size get him down. While chased by bullies, he stumbles across the wise and mystical Master Fu and his ancient dojo. There, our spirited hero learns how to defend himself - and his dragon city - in Hiro: Dragon Warrior!
Addresses bullying tactics and identifies strategies for both the school and community. Realistic scenarios are used as a starting point for promoting discussion and personal learning experiences specific to the type of bullying that may be occurring, whether it be verbal, social, psychological or physical. Opportunities are given for students to express ideas and feelings through role-play, brainstorms and independent enquiry. Contains an extensive section on dealing with conflict at school, at home or in the community. Strategies include using a problem solving approach to resolve conflicts, with several examples highlighted through the use of discussion cards which aim to consolidate students' understandings of these difficult concepts.
How many children use bullying behaviors without realizing what they are doing? The answer is a lot! I Didn't Know I Was A Bully! focuses on many everyday behaviors that seem harmless and inconsequential, but are really bullying behaviors. This innovative program includes a clever story which can be reproduced and used with all levels of elementary-age children. The story is followed by six lessons which are applicable for grades 3-5. These lessons elaborate on the message presented in the story and focus on topics like choosing sides, exclusion, cyber bullying, and friendship fears. Each lesson has step-by-step presentation directions, additional stories, and supplementary activities.
Conquer your fears, discuss how to deal with bullies, or learn the value of hard work with 10 Sylvan Dell books in the Overcoming Adversity Set. These books are each fictional stories with nature and science themes designed for reading fun but, at the same time, to pique a child's interest and tee-up science, math, and geography learning.Please note that this product contains a number of eBooks inside one zipped folder for download. Also available for download is a PDF that lists all of the included titles.
While Benjamin waits for his father to pick him up from school, the only thing he hears is, "a word. The word." Earlier that day, Benjamin beats his friend James while playing handball, and James retaliated by calling Benjamin "the word." With soft, watercolor illustrations that complement the text, this book is a compelling look at name-calling and intolerance, and Benjamin's poignant journey toward understanding and forgiveness. Exploring tough issues of bigotry, racial dualities, and cultural difference, Benjamin and his struggle will enrich the way that readers think about diversity and tolerance. Benjamin and the Word / Benjamín y la palabra was originally published as a five-part series in the Los Angeles Times' Kids' Reading Room section, and even received a letter of praise from the Anti-Defamation League.
This eight-lesson program prepares children to deal with a problem that affects all children - either as a victim, bystander, or bully. Using stories, role-play, music, puppets, and accompanying activities, Mrs. Grasshopper, the teacher, helps children learn how Brenda Bee and Anthony Ant learned to deal with the bully, Big Beetle. Includes lesson plans; stories--a continuing story is presented in each lesson as Brenda Bee and Anthony Ant face the bully; role-plays--students act out ways to handle difficult bullying situations; reproducible lyric sheets; reproducible activity sheets, and information on bullying for adults. For use with small groups or classroom guidance.
Bullying, harassment, and justice! Band-Aid Chicken enters the barnyard excited to make new friends. She soon discovers that to be accepted she must endure a painful initiation. When a new chicken arrives, she refuses to participate in the ritual, proving it isn necessary to do what others want just to be accepted. This colorful storybook includes discussion questions, coloring pages, and activity suggestions.
EJ knows that running for class president won't be easy, especially when Warren the class bully is doing everything he can to make EJ quit. When a dirty trick leaves EJ humiliated, an old friend helps him see that no matter what happens, EJ is still worthy of respect.
Pepita is back! And though she likes her new school, she has decided that - after three days - she isn't going back. She's sorry too, because she likes her teacher, Miss Chu, who has black eyes and a sunny smile. She likes her bright, colorful classroom. And she especially likes the playground. But she does not like Babette, a mean-spirited girl who makes fun of Pepita's name, her braids, and even her dog, Lobo. And so she has decided that she doesn't want to go back to school. That night at supper, Pepita tells her family about her decision and Babette's bullying. Her parents encourage her to try again, and advise her to be kind. Her brother tells her not to fight, because bullies like to fight. So against her will, Pepita goes back to school. Babette immediately starts to attack Pepita with unkind comments. In spite of her best intentions, Pepita simply can't be nice to someone as nasty as Babette. To Pepita's surprise, it turns out that Babette knows how to dish out hurtful comments, but she doesn't like to be on the receiving end!
The Tattered Prayer Book, winner of The Mom's Choice Award, is a gentle introduction to the Holocaust for children ages 6-10. Ruthie discovers a secret about her father while looking through a box of mementos from "the old country." As her father tells his surprising story, Ruthie learns a slice of Jewish history and the circumstances under which the family fled Nazi Germany. A burnt prayer book taken in secret from a destroyed synagogue after Kristallnacht offers solace to a young boy at the most difficult time in his life. Once safely settled in America, he tries to bury the prayer book along with his painful past. Many years later, sharing the story with Ruthie allows father to heal and daughter to grow.
This collection of innovative bully-conquering lessons features 12 jungle animals in a selection of story-based lessons for grades K-2 and games for grades 2-5. The 12 animals are identified with bullying behaviors that children face in their everyday lives and for which they need coping strategies. You will find a game lesson and a story lesson for: gossiping, exclusion, threatening, bossing, denying doing the wrong thing, putting others down, being snooty, ganging up on someone, name-calling, denying or lying about actions, whining and complaining, and yelling. Includes: 23 game-oriented guidance lessons for grades 2-5; 12 story-based guidance lessons for grades K-2; and 12 Jungle Animal Hat Patterns. Some cutting required.