ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12), or Health (5), or Technology Education (K - 5)
Title: Bullying is Whack...Get on the Right Track!
Description: In this lesson, students will research several prevention and intervention techniques of bullying. By using the information gained through an interactive game on ways to prevent bullying, an interactive bullying book app, and various websites, students will create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to share this information with others.
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Description: This lesson will help students recognize basic needs and how they relate to our interactions with others. Conflicts, while normal occurrences, can negatively affect relationships. Role playing will give students an opportunity to practice more appropriate behaviors which will help students meet their needs without escalating the conflict.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Health, Social Studies
Title: What Can I Do?
Description: The main goals of this Science NetLinks lesson are to help students identify their feelings, learn how to tell others about their feelings, and learn how this emotional knowledge can help them resolve conflict. The premise of this lesson is that students who learn how to communicate about how they are feeling will be more likely to use communication as a method for resolving conflict.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: K,1,2
A great lesson plan for communication skills and anger. It contains three short video clips involving teenagers talking about relationships, peer mediation and how to respond when angry. It offers multiple teaching methods to reach all learning styles.
A Primer on Peer Mediation
This lesson plan teaches students how to resolve conflict by having a mediator. Free video clips are available online that demonstrate how the mediation session would play out. The full video can be purchased, but the clips seem to be sufficient for drawing students into a class discussion.