Oskar and the Big Bully Battle!

Before and After Questions

Discuss these questions with your students before and after watching Oskar and the Big Bully Battle! to review key points of the play.

Before Questions

  1. What does it mean to bully or be bullied?

  2. How is bullying different from an argument or conflict?

  3. When someone upsets you, how do you resolve the issue?

  4. What does it mean to be a BYstander?

  5. What does it mean to be an UPstander?

  6. Have you ever seen someone bully someone else? How did it feel?

  7. What is it like to feel different from someone else?

  8. What does it mean to doubt yourself?

  9. Is it okay to make fun of someone for the way they look?

  10. Do you think saying, "I'm sorry," makes things better?

 

After Questions

  1. At the beginning of the play, why is Oskar upset at Frank?

  2. At the beginning of the play, do you think Frank meant to step on Oskar's shoe?

  3. Oskar's mom comes to him several times in a vision. What advice does she give Oskar?

  4. Have you ever felt like Frank?

  5. What does Oskar do to make Frank feel bad?

  6. What does Oskar do when Beth bullies Frank?

  7. What would you have done if you were in Oskar's shoes?

  8. What happened in the play to make Oskar change his mind and tell the teacher what he and Beth did to Frank?

  9. What did Oskar and Beth do to help smooth things over with Frank?

  10. Why should we try to understand how others feel?

 

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