New Boy

New Boy

Director: Steph Green

Winner of Best Narrative Short at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival and nominated for an Oscar.

 Who is Joseph and where is he from?
 What is the teacher like?
How does the teacher discipline educaci_n_1_ the children?
 What do the maths exercises maxresdefault remind Joseph of?
How does Joseph react to Christian Kelly bullying f_13bullying him in the classroom?
 What happens to Joseph in the playground 2736006444?
 What happened to Joseph’s father?
 Why do Joseph, Christian and Seth end up laughing together?
Does the film have a message? What is it?
Bullying Discussion
 What different types of bullying are there?
 What kind of person is a bully?
 What kind of person is bullied?
 Why do people bully other people?
Is bullying a big problem in your country?
 Was bullying a problem when you were at school?
 What advice would you give to someone who is being bullied?
 What can be done to prevent bullying?
 What do you know about cyber-bullying?
What advice would you give to someone who is being bullied online?
Intermediate Vocabulary Bullying

victim קורבן
prevent למנוע
painful כואב
mean רע
over and over again שוב ושוב
teasing הקנטה
spreading rumors הפצת שמועות
leaving kids out השארת ילדים בחוץ
attack לתקוף
hit להרביץ
put someone down להשפיל
Cyberbullying בריונות ברשת
posting rumors on sites לפרסם שמועות באתרים
join in להצטרף
stay silent לשתוק
stand up to the bully להתנגד לבריון
stand up for someone לתמוך במישהו

words can hurt


different שונה
powerless חסר אונים
alone לבד
unpopular לא אהוד
powerful חזק
fit in להשתלב
get into fights להתחיל קטטה
drop out of school לנשור מבית הספר
lose a friend לאבד חבר
win a friend לזכות בחבר
Should and Must Exercise

Bullies must __________.

You should _____________.

The schools must _____________.

As a society we must ______________.

Educators should _____________ .

Something must ____________.

If you are bullied you should ____________ .

If you see someone is being bullied you must _____________.

Bullying in the US – Fast Facts
  1. Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year.
  2. Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying.
  3. 17% of American students report being bullied 2 to 3 times a month or more within a school semester.
  4. 1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only intervene 4% of the time.
  5. By age 14 less than 30% of boys and 40% of girls will talk to their peers about bullying.
  1. Over 67% of students believe that schools respond poorly to bullying, with a high percentage of students believing that adult help is infrequent and ineffective.
  2. 71% of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at their school.
  3. 90% of 4th through 8th graders report being victims of bullying.
  4. 1 in 10 students drop out of school because of repeated bullying.
  5. As boys age they are less and less likely to feel sympathy for victims of bullying. In fact they are more likely to add to the problem than solve it.
  1. Physical bullying increases in elementary school, peaks in middle school and declines in high school. Verbal abuse, on the other hand, remains constant.
  2. Bullying does not always happen in person. Cyberbullying is a type of bullying that happens online or through text messages or emails. It includes posting rumors on sites like Facebook, sharing embarrassing pictures or videos, and making fake profiles or websites.
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Advanced Vocabulary Bullying

cause גורם, סיבה
prevent למנוע
prevention מניעה
society חברה
teasing הקנטה
communication תקשורת
phenomenon תופעה
elementary school בית ספר יסודי
junior high school חט”ב
physical violence אלימות פיזית
verbal abuse התעללות מילולית
clear definition הגדרה ברורה
acceptable מקובל, סביר
tolerated נסבל
reaction תגובה
clear boundary תיחום ברור
encourage לעודד
competitive תחרותי
reasonable סביר, הגיוני
insult להעליב
get involved להתערב







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