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Students will identify what teasing is and why people tease. They will identify the negative effects of HOt and COLD responses to teasing and they will understand how the ACTING COOL response can be an effective response to teasing.
Students will identify how the COOL response of "asking to stop" can be a helpful response to teasing. They will recall and model the three steps of the BeCool response to teasing and they will identify four choices for ending teasing.
Students will identify what bullying is and why people bully. They will recognize the dangers of bullying and identify the negative effects of acting helpless (COLD) and blowing up (HOT) when encountering bullies. Students will understand how the ACTING COOL, confident response can be an effectiv...