Fourth Grade

Classroom Guidance Lessons

The Tough Kid: Bully Blockers

I utilize The Tough Kid: Bully Blockers materials in fourth grade classroom guidance lessons. This series focuses on defining bullying and empowering students to recognize and understand what to do if they are a victim or a bystander.

Scope and Sequence

Skill 1: Learning About Bullying

Lesson 1: Definition of Bullying

Lesson 2: Bully Blocker Survey / Talking About Relationship Bullying

Lesson 3: Recognize Types of Bullying (direct, indirect)


Skill 2: Bully Blocker Tools

Lesson 4: What You Can Do if you are Bullied / When to Report Bullying

Lesson 5: Rumor Blockers / How to Stop Gossip

Lesson 6: Bystander Blockers - What You Can Do When Someone Else is Being Bullied

Learning Targets

I have identified learning targets for each fourth grade classroom guidance lesson. Learning targets are aligned with American School Counselor Association (ASCA) student standards. At the end of each lesson, students should be able to demonstrate mastery of the learning target.


Skill 1: Learning About Bullying

Lesson 1: I can recognize and define bullying.

Lessons 2 and 5 (combined): I can define relationship and cyber bullying.

Lesson 7: I can determine if a situation is or is not bullying.


Skill 2: Bully Blocker Tools

Lesson 1: I can understand what to do if I am bullied.

Lesson 5: I can demonstrate how to "Stop the Gossip."

Lesson 7: I can demonstrate what to do if I see someone getting bullied.