Kids can come across all kinds of negative content online and on social media, whether it's rude, mean, or even hateful. But what counts as actual "hate speech," and how should kids respond when they see it? Use these activities to help students identify online hate speech and discuss the best ways to respond.
Use a circle-discussion structure to strengthen their class community.
Explore the nature of hate speech by discussing whether it could happen at their school.
Identify specific actions to positively affect a situation involving hate speech.