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  1. 1. BULLYING
  2. 2. Bullying <ul><li>The act of intentionally causing harm to others through physical assault or verbal assault. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Statistics <ul><li>77% of students are bullied physically, mentally and/or verbally </li></ul><ul><li>8% of kids say they have missed 1 day of school a month due to bullying. </li></ul><ul><li>Each month 282,000 students are physically attacked in secondary school. </li></ul><ul><li>43% of students fear harassment in school bathrooms. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>46% of males say they have been in a physical fight. </li></ul><ul><li>26% of girls say they have been in a physical fight. </li></ul><ul><li>Researcher shows that kids who get bullied and who do bully to have a greater risk of experiencing, trouble making friends, loneliness, and lack of success in school. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Cyber Bullying <ul><li>Sending mean, vulgar, threatening messages and/or images. </li></ul><ul><li>Posting private information about another person. </li></ul><ul><li>People do it through: E-mails, IMs, texts, and chart rooms. </li></ul><ul><li>Girls are more likely to be victims of cyber bullying. </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber bullying can happen anywhere, anytime. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Survey Results <ul><li>60% of people say they have bullies someone, 40% say they haven't. </li></ul><ul><li>63% do it to get back at someone, 12% say they do it to fell good about themselves, 25% say they bully because of peer pressure. </li></ul><ul><li>60% say they have been bullied, 40% say they have never been bullied. </li></ul><ul><li>People who have gotten bullied before only 9% say something, 19% put up with it, 27% try to get back at them, 45% put up with it. </li></ul><ul><li>Every one who has taken my survey knows someone who has been bullied. </li></ul><ul><li>22% of people say other bully is because they want to get back at someone and they think they are tough, 39% say it’s because they want to look cool, and 17% say they do it because they don’t like the person. </li></ul><ul><li>42% say most of bullying happens at school, 32% say it happens online, 26% say it happens through phone texting. </li></ul><ul><li>If a friend was being bullied 42% say they would bully back, 33% say they would tell someone 17% would try to take control 8% would stay out of it. </li></ul><ul><li>90% of people say there is a difference in bullying between boys and girls. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Connection to Twisted <ul><li>Bullying happens through the book at many times. The main character, Tyler and his best friend get bullied. Tyler has gotten bullied ever since elementary school. When Tyler first started getting bullied he would just try to avoid it and put up with it. Tyler’s best friend ends up getting bullied in the locker room by some of the “popular” kids. When Tyler sees what is happening he steps in and sticks up for him. Tyler tells the bullies to stop and at one point bullies them back just like 42% of people who took my poll would do. </li></ul>