Positive Peer Pressure to Help Stop Bullying

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Positive Peer Pressure to Help Stop Bullying



Content Source:

The Health Teacher
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


Rather than take the anti-bullying angle, this project has students use a medium of their choice to encourage and support others via positive prevention methods. This resource includes links to videos, articles, and other learning activities. 

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.4.2) Model refusal skills that avoid or reduce health risks.

Examples: role playing how to effectively handle bullying, harassment, and peer pressure situations

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.4.2) Demonstrate negotiation skills which help resolve conflict in bullying situations.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.2.1) Analyze the influence of external factors on health beliefs and behaviors.

a. Analyze how family, culture, school, and community influence the health practice and behaviors of individuals.

Examples: explaining how holiday celebrations and traditions such as over indulgence in eating and consuming alcohol affect health behaviors; explaining how extra-curricular activities and schedules result in over-consumption of fast food

b. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

c. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

Example: influence of media on teen body image, sexual activity, drugs, alcohol, violence, cyber-bullying.

d. Cite evidence of how public health policies and government regulations can influence health promotion and disease prevention.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.2.3) Analyze how the perceptions of norms influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: addressing topics such as wearing safety equipment, teen pregnancy, drug abuse, suicide, cyber-bullying, weight management, potentially dangerous social media trends

Tags: bully, bullying, cyberbulling
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This is a five day unit plan.

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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush