Act Now! 1st Grade
First grade students learn about friendship, feelings, and the basics of bullying in this e-learning course designed to be projected onto an interactive white board. They will also learn to recognize bullying behaviors, understand the difference between tattling and telling, and describe examples of what makes a good friend. In this teacher or counselor facilitated course, first grade students will view short online lessons, watch videos, and play educational games that give them the opportunity to practice the skills they have learned.
The delivery method is blended, utilizing a combination of online lessons and activities, and offline classroom activities.
Target Course Length
The target course length is approximately 5-3/4 hours, including online time, and offline time for classroom activities.
After completing Act Now! 1st Grade, students will be able to:
- Identify bullying behaviors that might occur in the school or on school grounds given various video scenarios.
- Describe how they might feel in various scenarios.
- Give two examples of what to do in a bullying situation.
- Use an assertive “I statement” to respond to a bullying situation, in a role playing situation.
- Define tattling and telling and be able to share one example with the class.
- Demonstrate, in a role play situation, how to show care and compassion for someone.
- Demonstrate, in a role play situation, how to invite someone to join in on an activity.
- Describe two ways that people can be different from one another.
- Describe one way to calm down when they are angry or becoming angry.
- Give examples of what makes a good friend.
- Name at least two trusted adults that they can go to if they need help, and show how they would ask for help.
The Bullying lesson teaches students what is and what is not bullying. Students will view several videos and get a chance to practice deciding whether what they saw was bullying or not.