Be Smart, Don’t Start

Grade: 3rd Grade
Topics: Bullying
Social Justice Skills: Advocacy, Self-determination, Being an upstander
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The Be Smart, Don’t Start ​unit was created in light of the social issue “bullying”. With how predominant this issue has been in our school and schools nationwide, it is essential for students (and teachers alike) to find ways to address, prevent and create proactive action to combat bullying behavior. In this unit, students become aware of the four different types of bullying, learn what to do in a bullying situation, understand bullying prevention and how to show compassion and kindness for others.

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