Learners investigate sources and effects of negative peer pressure and learn skills to deal with it. They complete a worksheet.
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Dealing with Peer Influence: What Are Bullying and Harassment? Lesson 1 of 2
Fifth graders review definitions of bullying and harassment, respond to real-life bullying scenario from news, television, or movie, brainstorm possible solutions and consequences for negative behavior, and discuss how their peers...
5th Social Studies & History
New Review Say No to Bullying
Elementary and middle schoolers describe their views of bullying with a list of creative projects. School surveys, skits, and argument essays are just a few of the ways learners assess the level of bullying in their peer groups.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Being Me in the Face of Adversity - Americans Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs
Students identify important Americans from the colonial, revolutionary and slavery periods who are noted for standing up for their beliefs in the face of peer disapproval. They identify the importance of music in motivating and...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Creating Community in the Classroom: Part 2 (Cooperative Planning)
Create a supportive environment. Get your students to work together cooperatively by making and keeping goals. The goal of this lesson is to build a classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and positive reinforcement.
K - 8th Social Studies & History
'No Cussing' Clubs Catching on with Kids
Young scholars read a news article about a boy in California who wants to encourage his peers to use good language. For this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a short rap, discussion, and vocabulary activity,...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History