Cyberbullying: Effects on Teens Across the Nation (Segment 3)

This Cyberbullying: Effects on Teens Across the Nation (Segment 3) lesson plan also includes:

Free speech, privacy, and cyberbullying are the focus of a series of activities that prompt class members to engage in discussions about these interrelated topics. They view a segment from PBS’s series on bullying, read articles about teens who committed suicide, and discuss the motivations of key players in several scenarios. 

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Classroom Considerations

  • Some news article links do not work, but can be replaced with other articles on the same topic
  • Original PBS video is not available at the provided link; search PBS Newshour's archive for relevant videos on cyberbullying, or teach the lesson without the video
Pros

  • A powerful topic sensitively handled
  • Provides a link to the video mentioned in the lesson plan
  • Includes worksheets to assess understanding
Cons

  • None