Bridge to Terabithia

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Do bullies get bullied? Explore the other side of the story through a video clip and thoughtful discussion questions. Part four in a 17-part character-building activity series examines the underlying causes of bullying using a scene from the Bridge to Terabithia to set the stage.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the lesson in conjunction with The Ant Bully and The War activities from the same publisher
  • Talk for a bit before showing the video clip about the effects of rumors in school; this helps further set the stage for the activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Due to the discussion of possible violence at one of the character's homes, be sure pupils are aware of the resources available at school to help them in the event of a similar circumstance
Pros

  • The content touches upon an often overlooked aspect of the bullying problem
  • Characters in the video demonstrate empathy in a very relatable way for middle school students
Cons

  • None
Common Core