Lesson Plan

Say Something: Discussion Guide for Grades 2-4

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Empower pupils to stop bullying when they see or experience it with a lesson plan that showcases the book, Say Something by Margaret Paula Moss. After reading the tale and thoughtfully discussing its characters, they share their own experiences with peers and brainstorm ways to stop bullies.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Conduct the lesson during October—National Bullying Prevention Month
  • Create an anchor chart with the class' discussion points to remind them what to do if they observe bullying behavior
  • Practice anti-bullying techniques listed in the lesson
Classroom Considerations
  • Second lesson in a series of five; other lessons cover other grade spans
  • Set in place rules for discussion to create a safe place for everyone to share their experiences
  • Keep a close eye on how individuals react to the conversation; take necessary steps if you observe signs of bullying
Pros
  • Provides talking points and sample discussion answers
  • Offers several extension activities
Cons
  • None