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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.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will be able to recognize personal needs and differentiate between behaviors which will more effectively resolve conflict rather than escalate conflict.
Additional Learning Objective(s):
31 to 60 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
"How Did I End Up Here? Student workbook from Peace Education Foundation (Information for this lesson was drawn from this resource and the actual workbook may be used with students to further extend the lesson at a later time.)
Technology Resources Needed:
12 Minute Full Length Video from APTPlus "CHOKE!" Power Point Presentation
Students will complete the Conflict Resolution Assessment. Teacher will grade. See attached
Each area below is a direct link to general teaching strategies/classroom
for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading
or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at
a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with
short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions;
poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.