Chapter 4 of 10
Bully Blasters explores how a student named Ben and his friends try to stop a bully. Each Monday you can read an installment of the story and use the newspaper activity to sharpen your "Bully Blaster" skills. Go to the NIE Blogging Zone at blogs.tampabay.com/nie to share your bully solutions.
TIMES BULLY BLASTER ACTIVITY: Bullying can be hard to stop sometimes because the bullies might be popular kids. The victims are often those not in a certain "clique'' or group. Standing up to a bully can mean going against the popular view. Can you find an article in the St. Petersburg Times about someone who risked his or her safety to stand up for the underdog? Create your own Bully Blaster award to give to this person. You can download a sample award at our blog.