Bullying: What's Your Opinion?


Bullying: What's Your Opinion?

Duration: 60 min.
Suggested level: Secondary - Cycles 1 and 2
Subject: Culture and Citizenship in Québec, Law, English Language Arts


In this activity, students learn about the legal aspects of bullying such as criminal law, sharing of intimate images, the right to control images of themselves and possible recourses. Students then take a position on these issues.

Educational objectives

  • To encourage students to reflect on bullying and its consequences.
  • To provide students with an understanding of the legal aspects of bullying.
  • To have students take a position on, and debate, legal issues related to bullying.

Subjects and subject-specific competencies

Culture and Citizenship in Québec

Secondary IV

Cultural realities and compulsory main concepts: Relationships and caring - Digital communication.

Compulsory specific concepts, and related topics and examples: Cyberbullying, Sharing of intimate images.

  • Competency 1: Studies cultural realities:
    • Analyzes social relations:
      • Characterizes relations between individuals, groups and institutions.
      • Draws up findings.

Broad areas of learning

  • Citizenship and Community Life:
    • Promotion of the rules of social conduct and democratic institutions
    • Participation, cooperation and solidarity
    • Adoption of a culture of peace

Cross-curicular competencies

  • Using information:
    • Putting information to use
  • Solving problems:
    • Analyzing the components of a problem
  • Exercising critical judgment:
    • Forming and expressing an opinion while understanding the opinions of others

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