do not value personal relationships xare not influenced by the need to be liked xbelieve conflicts are solved by winning and losing xfeel pride in winning and inadequacy in losing Teddy Bearsxthink relationships are very important xconsider their goals of little importance xwant to be liked and accepted xvalue harmony xbelieve conflict damages relationships xwill give up goals to preserve a relationship
Grades7-8 Chapter 3 –Fair and Assertive BehaviorLesson: Grades 7-8 3.2 Foxesxare moderately concerned about their goals and personal relationships xseek compromise xare willing to give up their goals and persuade others to also look for middle ground agreement to solve conflicts Owls xvalue their own goals highly xconsider relationships to be very important xview conflicts as problems to be solved xbelieve that conflict can improve relationships xseek to satisfy the needs and goals of all parties xneed tensions and negative feelings to be completely resolved None of these is necessarily better than another. Different strategies are appropriate in different circumstances. If you use one exclusively, that can be a problem. (From Violence Prevention Skills Lesson and Activities,pgs. 41-43)
Grades7-8 Chapter 3 –Fair and Assertive BehaviorLesson: Grades 7-8 3.3 Cyberbullying Review Take Ten Principle #6; Tell the students that a prize will be awarded at the end of the session for remembering it. Estimated time: 45-60 minutes Materials: xPg. 4 from Bullying, Deal With it Before Push Comes to Shove Book: Bullying, Deal With it Before Push Comes to Shove by Elaine Slavens This workbook gives many suggestions on how to deal with bullying in school and out of school. The illustrations give examples that students will be able to relate to. Objectives: xStudents will identify the different forms of bullying. xStudents will participate in a class discussion on bullying. xStudents will learn about cyberbullying and ways to protect themselves online. Activity: 1.Pass out copies of pg. 4 from Bullying, Deal With it Before Push Comes to Shove. 2.Ask the students to identify the different types of bullying represented in the drawings. Among the types shown are: physical violence, spreading rumors, name-calling, sexual harassment, and others. Can they identify any other types? Make sure to emphasize that bullying is often more subtle and complex than what we are taught to believe, such as someone having their lunch money stolen on a regular basis. Bullies come in all shapes and sizes and bullying behavior is not always physical, although many times it is. TAKE TEN PRINCIPLE #6 Weapons have no place in solving conflicts in school.
Grades7-8 Chapter 3 –Fair and Assertive BehaviorLesson: Grades 7-8 3.3 3.Cyberbullying: Ask the students to raise their hands if anyone has access to a computer, has a cell phone, or uses electronic gaming to communicate with others. When everyone has their hands up, explain that each one of them may become a victim of cyberbullying.