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Health Smart Virginia

Social Emotional Skills Lessons Overview

For Teachers 7th
Sometimes the hardest part of planning any unit of instruction is determining the activities that reinforce the concepts of the lessons and support the development of student skills. This first resource in the Health Smart series...
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US Institute of Peace

Identifying Conflict Styles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Are you a peace-keeper or a problem-solver? Explore conflict management styles through a lesson, fourth in a 15-part series, that combines individual assessment and collaborative work. Groups learn the basic tendencies of each style,...
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US Institute of Peace

Simulation on The Cambodia Peace Settlement

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can there be peace in Cambodia? Immerse your class in a realistic negotiation setting during a riveting simulation. Learners assume the roles of key players in a group sparring with an opposing group to try to achieve peace in the midst...
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Advocates for Human Rights

A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Road to Peace introduces learners to the concept of transitional justice, a process where nations examine the causes of conflict, identify abuses, and use this information to develop a plan to transition to a society that upholds...
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Teacher's Corner

Dr. Seuss Book Report - Solution

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A great way to incorporate a beloved author into the classroom. This book report learning exercise requires young readers to write a short summary of their favorite Dr. Seuss book. It's up to you to decide how long the summary should be....
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Curated OER

What Can I Do?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify how they are feeling and deal with feelings constructively. In this conflict resolution lesson, students explore their feelings through discussion. Students read and complete the What Can I Do? e-sheet. Students "think...
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Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

Anti-Bullying Efforts in the Elementary Classroom

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Help prevent bullying from ever beginning with these simple strategies for implementing class meetings.
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Curated OER

Chrysanthemum

For Teachers K - 2nd
Our uniqueness should be celebrated, not teased. The story Chrysanthemum addresses having a distinct name and dealing with different perceptions. Pre- and post-reading questions are listed to help your learners understand and make...
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Curated OER

Conflict and Cooperation

For Teachers 3rd
After reviewing this ten-slide PowerPoint, students will be able to "distinguish between conflict and cooperation" amongst their peers. The presentation outlines the differences with pictures which students are asked to observe and...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Conflict Resolution: Mixed Messages?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this personal health conflict resolution worksheet, students organize their ideas for a one-page essay by responding to three short answer questions.
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Overcoming Obstacles

Playing by the Rules

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The takeaway from the "Playing by the Rules" lesson plan is that it is each person's responsibility to learn the rules in a given situation and that they must accept the consequences if they choose not to follow the stated rules. Class...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Handling Peer Pressure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The second lesson in the "Looking to the Future " module provides participants with strategies for handling peer pressure, especially when peers urge behaviors that go against one's values, beliefs, and family rules.
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Alaska Department of Education

Gender Equity Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A male nurse? A female welder? Unequal pay? The "Glass Ceiling?" A 22-page Gender Equity Activity Book asks participants to examine the effects of gender role stereotyping on career choices. Class members also update job titles...
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K20 LEARN

Annotating Nonfiction - Conflicts, Cliques, Stereotypes: What Makes Us Clique?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
John Hughes' The Breakfast Club takes center stage in a lesson about annotating nonfiction texts to keep track of evidence that may be used later in discussions and writings. Scholars consider the stereotypes and conflicts presented in...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Resolving Conflicts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The final lesson plan in the Resolving Conflicts module asks participants to summarize what they have learned about resolving conflicts. Groups then apply what they learned to a conflict described in a provided scenario.
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Overcoming Obstacles

Creating a Win-Win Situation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Win-lose? Lose-lose? or Win-win? The activities and games in the fifth lesson in the Resolving Conflicts module teach middle schoolers how they might use their problem-solving skills to transform a conflict into a win-win solution.
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Overcoming Obstacles

Using Communication Skills Effectively

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Miscommunication is often the basis of conflict. To improve their communication skills, pupils first review what they learned about assertive (as opposed to aggressive or passive) communication, role-play several scenarios, and then...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Controlling Emotions in Conflicts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
"Stop! Think! and Cool Down!" Participants in the third lesson in the Resolving Conflicts module learn how to pause and reflect in stressful situations rather than react. The class generates a list of strategies that could help control...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Identifying Emotions in Conflicts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The takeaway from the second lesson in the Resolving Conflicts module is that "conflict is like an iceberg" in that we only see a small portion of what's involved in conflicts. Participants learn to identify the many unseen feelings that...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Understanding Conflicts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Resolving Conflicts module begins with a activity about tolerance and learning to appreciate differences among people. Through a series of activities and games, middle schoolers learn that conflicts arise when people have opposing...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Resolving Conflicts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Assist scholars in resolving conflicts with a lesson plan that starts with defining the terms, conflicts, and resolutions. Learners take their newfound knowledge to identify a conflict and list strategies to resolve it. Partners work...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Resolving Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Win-lose, lose-lose, or win-win? The final lesson in the "Resolving Conflict Module" brings together all that participants have learned in the module. They first list and prioritize the steps in conflict resolution, then develop a plan...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Creating a Win-Win Situation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As part of a study of ways to resolve conflicts, class members examine the characteristics of win-win solutions and then practice win-win negotiations. They also examine the role of a mediator in conflict resolution and then script and...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Managing Anger in Conflict Situations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The third activity in the "Conflict Resolution Module" teaches participants strategies to reduce or control their anger. Class members first list situations that make them angry and then brainstorm a list of techniques that can lessen or...