Violent Behavior Teacher Resources

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Literary Criticism

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students evaluate and debate whether movies, television shows, and other mass media cause violent behavior in students and whether books are the same as or different from these other media in their potential for causing violent behavior...
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Domestic Violence

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the dangers of domestic violence. In this domestic violence lesson, students create a list of violent behaviors. Students research online to identify the signs of victim abuse and ways to prevent and report it. Students...
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Taking Charge of TV Violence

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Encourage your class to become aware of the violence that is present in children's television programs and how this violence can influence children. Do this by holding the planned class discussion in this lesson plan and providing...
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Walking the Earth Like Brothers

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to examine respect and non-violent behavior. They answer questions while working in groups before they share with the whole class.
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Marina Pisklakova: Domestic Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After reading Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and discussing background material about domestic violence, class members create a map showing where in their community survivors of domestic violence can get help and...
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Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does your class understand the importance of peaceful conflict resolution? Middle schoolers share conflict stories, then collaborate to resolve simulated conflicts during an engaging lesson. The teacher's guide contains implementation...
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Consequences of Violence and Bullying

For Students 6th Standards
What are the qualities of an upstander? Individuals discuss the consequences of violence and bullying. As a bonus, the lesson includes an optional research extension activity. 
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Safety and Managing Risk

For Teachers 10th Standards
Is it worth the risk? Class members examine a framework for assessing and managing risks and then apply the model to the provided scenarios. To conclude the session individuals apply the model to a personal situation and record their...
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Increase Kindness, Defeat Bullying: Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

For Students 7th - 9th
High-interest content captures your most reluctant readers and class participants. Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, in collaboration with Harvard University, seeks to nurture a culture of kindness and reduce bullying. Excerpts from...
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The Stanford Prison Experiment

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Do people readily conform to the social roles they are expected to play? Do these roles shape behavior and attitudes? After reading a brief summary of Philip Zimbardo's simulation that has come to be known as the Stanford Prison...
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Media Violence - The Good, the Bad and the Future

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders define, identify, measure, and assess the level and impact of violence in media. The media forms evaluated include music, sitcoms, news, and other programs that are identified and shared by the class. 
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Breaking News English: Online Bullying

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online bullying instructional activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion...
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Committing to Nonviolence: A Lesson from Viva La Causa

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the social change movements of the American 20th century. In this nonviolence lesson, students research the work of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Caesar Chavez. Students compare and contrast the social...
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Leading with Respect

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students identify and explore ways respect contributes to leadership. In this leadership lesson, students define respect and identify ways to be respectful. Students write about a time they were disrespectful and the consequences....
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Twisted Love Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the warning signs and statistics regarding dating violence. They watch and take notes for the PBS video "Twisted Love: Dating Violence Exposed," conduct Internet research, and in small groups present their information...
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A Twisted Love Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read poem about dating violence, discuss meaning of the poem, and compose essay about their interpretation and reactions to it.
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ON BEING NASTY TO PEOPLE AND BEING NICE TO PEOPLE

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the concept of Positive Tolerance. They list 10 examples of sarcasm or cruel humor that they have heard recently in school. They summarize discussion in a careful, sensitive way - ensuring that the discussion is...
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Peaceful Poems

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders write about violent acts and how peaceful solutions and respect can help. They define "violence," list types of violent acts and prepositions, and write a poem about peaceful solutions using a preposition to begin each...
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To Fight Or Not To Fight: a Debate About Violence Encourages Critical Thinking Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read article about student violence, discuss why it happens, and explore non-violent options.
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Deadly Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read "Shooting at School Leaves 2 Dead and 13 Hurt" in the New York Times online. They explore their own thoughts and emotions about school violence in the wake of the March 5, 2001 school shooting in Santee, California.
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School Safety Net

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider warnings signs of possible school violence and create scenarios that demonstrate how violence might be averted. They generate a guidebook to help students confront violence before it happens.
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Formulate an Inquiry

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students define questions and issues to be investigated through the photo essay. They practice interviewing skills and write questions defining the topics they want to investigate in their photo essays.
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School Violence

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine conflicts in schools and ways to reduce school violence. In this school violence lesson, students research the types of violence in schools. Students discuss ways to prevent and  report the violence. Students create a...
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Give Peace A Chance: Nonviolence as a valid strategy for social change

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners analyze how people solve conflicts. In this conflict resolution lesson, students look at Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King's nonviolence movements. They see the reasoning behind nonviolence and how it works.