Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1, Behind the Gym)
The objective of this lesson is to explore the topic of bullying, both in chapter one and in life, in general.
Class Discussion 1:
What things make a person an easy target for bullies? Does Jill seem to possess any of those qualities at first glance? If so, which ones? If not, why was she bullied?
Class Discussion 2:
What sorts of things make people become bullies towards other people? For example, if people are bullied as kids, do they tend to bully others when they are adults? Why or why not?
Hand out index cards and ask each student to write a few lines, anonymously, about a time when they were bullied or bullied someone else and why they feel it happened. Collect the cards, mix them up and read them out loud. Then, discuss the similarities and differences between the answers on the...
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