Lesson Plans

Stand Up Against Bullying

Created by : 
Scholastic and the National Institute on Drug Abuse

The lesson, activities, and worksheets in this program, developed in partnership with Scholastic, will help students build skills they need to identify potentially harmful situations around them and to determine steps they can take to safely intervene if they see another student in trouble. They will also learn how to take action against bullying and create a safe environment for themselves.

What’s In the Lesson Plan: 

  • Classroom Poster
  • Lesson
  • Activity
  • Worksheets

Grade Level(s): 


Student Skills Targeted: 

  • Health/life skills
  • Learn how to recognize situations that involve bullying
  • Build awareness about the negative consequences of bullying, including an increased risk of drug and alcohol use

Time / Duration: 

  • 2 30-minute class periods


  • Printer/copier for worksheets

Alignment with National Standards: 

  • Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts
  • National Health Education Standards


  • English