By: Tiara McKitrick


America, JOANNA PRISCO via Good Morning. "My Reputation Was Shattered: Bullied Teen Becomes Advocate for Awareness." ABC News. ABC News Network, 4 Oct. 2013. Web. 21 Nov. 2013.

The Question

How did Christina change when she entered middle school? Support your answer with details from the article.
When Christina entered the middle school she started dressing different, and boys started to use hate words against her. Unfortunately she lost her friends and was all alone. -Carmen Higdon

How did Christina solve her problem so she didn't get bullied? Support your answer.

Christina solved her problem by moving to a different school and starting over. She started to make friends at her new school and people were there for her. -Carmen Higdon

Inferencing with Complex Sentences

Because Christina started to dress different, I can infer she was bullied.
Because I can infer she was different, she was called mean words and lost a lot of friends
Because the staff didn't get involved, I can infer Christina was bullied more.
Because she was bullied, I can infer her grades went down and her mood changed.
Because girls spread rumors about Christina, I infer she lacked self confidence.
Because Christina was bullied , I infer she transferred to another school.
Since she transferred to another school, I can infer she has a normal life.


I don't like the thought of kids being bullied because it can lead to kids getting hurt, and doing horrible things to themselves or others.

Bullied kids feel hurt, so think about other people's feelings.

Bullies should be nice to others, so they won't get bullied.

Bullies could be bullied, so treat others the way you want to be treated.

Response to Breanna's Question

Question: How did Christina's life change when she was bullied? Support your answer with details from the story.

Christina's life changed because she lost a lot of friends and her grades started to drop, and her mood also changed and she became scared of other students.

Compound Sentences About this Article.

Christina was happy, but then she started getting bullied.
She dressed different, and she was bullied because of it.
Christina was called mean names, and lost a lot of friends.
She didn't tell anyone, so bullied continued for 2 more years.
Christina's mom tried to get involved, and another mom denied it all.
They moved away, and Christina went to another school.
Christina went to another school, so she didn't get bullied anymore.