Complete the K (what do you KNOW) and the W (what do you WANT to know) below based on your knowledge of cyber-bullying.
K: Cyber-bullying is wrong and it happens a lot, there are serious consequences for it, and it can greatly affect people.
W: What is exactly considered cyber-bullying?
L: Cyber Bullying is very serious, and any hateful behavior directed towards a target by using electronics is considered cyber bullying. It’s terrible and just as bad as face to face bullying, using an electronic device doesn’t justify the situation, it’s still just as terrible.
To the best of your ability please define the following vocab words within the context of the topic of cyber-bullying.
Target: The person that the bullying is directed towards
Offender: The person who is bullying others
Bystander: One who sits back and watches the situation
Upstander: One who sees the situation and confronts it
Escalate: When a situation picks up momentum and becomes more intense, serious, and harmful
De-escalate: When a situation starts to wind down and becomes less and less harmful