Lesson Plan

Bias, Bullying and Bad Behavior in the NFL

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A 2014 case of locker room behavior in the National Football League offers high schoolers an opportunity to get involved in the conversation of bullying and abuse. Class members read about the case and analyze quotes that reveal different perspectives of the events. Individuals craft a Letter to the Editor using evidence from the article to support their point of view about the situation.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have groups investigate more current cases of bullying, or whether any changes have been made since the case of the two Miami Dolphins football players
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource is dated based on a case from February 20, 2014
  • An addendum offers additional activities based on a February 20, 2014, update of the case
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