In this activity, students are instructed to divide into groups to read and analyze an article based on a group that is singled out, judged, and bullied. Students will begin to understand that The Crucible is more than just a play based on an historical event but was written to illuminate erroneous behavior that mimics the witch cry of a people gripped with terror whose only relief is to blame a group of individuals they either do not understand or will use as a scapegoat.
The issues caused by bullying have always been a threat to the well-being of teenagers and children on both sides. Bullying impacts both the victim and the bully for years to come. In the infographic below, we’ve concluded that the events leading up to a teen becoming a bully is just as important to understand as the issues caused afterwards.
Teacher Uses Two Apples To Perfectly Illustrate The Emotional Impact Of Bullying On Children (Another post about it) http://www.danoah.com/2013/11/the-bruised-and-the-beautiful-apple-a-lesson-in-bullying.html
6 Ways to Write Better Bad Guys Dear Author: We antagonists, villains, bad guys, femme fatales—call us what you will—don’t get no respect. We’re overlooked, underdeveloped and squeezed into a space that would cramp your average gerbil.
Bullied: A guy at my school had been bullied and I had no idea. Our school paper did an article on kids being picked on and he told the paper about him being bullied. What he said really hurt me because I didnt know and I could help him. He was being targeted but not by a specific person so It was hard to help. I txted him that night after I read the article and told him I was here in anyway he needed me. I may not have stopped it but I helped him and gave him hope. Someone cares, I promise!