Handling A Bully - Student 3
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To be considered bullying behavior, it must be aggressive and include:
- An Imbalance of Power: Use of power such as physical strength, knowledge of embarrassing information, or popularity to control or harm others
- Repetition: Bullying behaviors happen, or have the potential to happen more than once.
Directions: Determine if each situation is bullying. Share why or why not.
There are four types of bullying:
- Verbal bullying is writing or saying mean or hurtful words including: teasing, taunting, threatening harm, or name-calling.
- Social bullying involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships, and includes; telling others not to be friends with an individual, leaving someone out on purpose, embarrassing an individual, and/or spreading rumors about someone.
- Physical bullying involves hurting a person’s body or possessions by; hitting, kicking, pinching, spitting, tripping, pushing, taking or destroying others’ possessions.
- Cyber bullying involves using technology to say or write things that are untrue or hurtful. The bully may send inappropriate texts; insults; or post harmful personal information, pictures, or videos on social media to hurt or embarrass someone.
Directions: How would you respond to the following bullying situations? Describe the strategy or strategies you would use to respond.
Directions: Answer the questions.