ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12), or Health (7)
Title: Bullies Beware
Description: "Bullies Beware" reminds students of all the people who have died because of bullying and that this is not the way to handle being bullied. It focuses on what a bully is, what comprises violence, and how a victim can feel better about them self. A survey is given out that will later give a school profile on bullying. "Reality Matters" handouts are dispersed, discussed and compared to our local school.
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.
ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Character Cartoons
Digital Tool: Comic Creator
Digital Tool Description: Comic creator is a student interactive tool that can be found on readwritethink.org. This tool works better with students in grades 4 or higher.
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.
In this lesson, students will learn ways to improve mental health and maintain stress.