Grade 7

Upstanders and Allies: Taking Action Against Cyberbullying

How can you respond when cyberbullying occurs?
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This lesson meets standards for Common Core ELA, CASEL, AASL and ISTE.

When cyberbullying happens, everyone involved brings their own perspective to the situation. Help students learn about the importance of empathy, how to consider others' feelings, and how to be an upstander when cyberbullying occurs.

Students will be able to:
  • Consider the different perspectives of those involved in a cyberbullying incident.
  • Identify ways to be an upstander or ally to someone being bullied.
  • Problem-solve potential challenges to responding to cyberbullying.

Lesson Snapshot

  Estimated time: 45 mins.
Warm Up:
Hurtful or Not?
10 mins.
Kevin and José
10 mins.
Where Do People Stand?
20 mins.
Wrap Up:
5 mins.

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Student Handout: Kevin and José Student Version Answer Key
Student Handout: Mia Student Version
Lesson Quiz Student Version Answer Key
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