How Do You See It?
Discuss with Your Peers
For behavior to be bullying, it needs to pass all parts of the ACID test. Using the ACID test, could you prove Richard's behavior was considered bullying?
What is the bullying getting out of the situation? How do you think people in the hallway feel?
What role are the characters playing in the bullying cycle? Bully - The person doing the bullying behavior, Target - The person being bullied, Bystander - Person who sees the bullying but does not try to do anything about it.
How does threat impact each person’s behavior and perpetuate the bullying cycle? Do you think Tasha may be fearful in this situation? Do you think her brain is moving towards, or already in fight, flight, and freeze mode?