Objective: The student will use a defined method to resolve
conflicts with peers.
Standards: Listening and Speaking
The Prop Box
Appropriate Rubric: One for each student to complete
during each role play
Brainstorm Activity: When have you needed to resolve a conflict
1. Look at the person using a pleasant
2. Listen actively to what he has to say.
3. Express your point of view factually.
4. Brainstorm some solutions together. Look at the
consequences of each choice.
Is it probable
that the problem would be better or worse with that solution?
Work together to find a solution acceptable to both parties.
Find a way both
parties can "win" some of what they want.
5. Choose a solution
6. Make an agreement and keep
your word.Who will do what? When will
they do it and for how long? You can also build in agreed
if either party breaks the agreement.
Model the Skill
Role Plays/Classroom Discussion - Complete Rubric on Role
for the Role Plays
(Speaker)____________________________ Student (Subject)____________________________
Date: _____________________ Observer's
the speaker look at the person using a pleasant expression?
the speaker listen activity to what he has to say?
the speaker express your point of view factually?
|Did the speaker brainstorm
some solutions with the person?
|Did they choose solution?
|Did they make an agreement?
"Peace Talks: Resolving
Conflicts" 1997 30 minutes
VHS 4464 Grades 6 - 12, Producer HRT
Standards Address in Lesson:
1.2 Identify and interpret figurative language and words
with multiple meanings.
1.5 Understand shades of meanings in related words.
2.7 Make reasonable assertions about a text through accurate,
1.1 Choose the form of writing (e.g. personal letter, poem
or narrative) that best suits the intended purpose.
1.6 Revise writing to improve the organization and consistency
2.4 Offer a logical sequence of information and engage the
listener, foster an acceptance of an idea.
2.1 Understand and analyze the differences in structure
and purpose between various categories of informational
3.3 Analyze characterization as delineated through thoughts,
words and speech patterns.
1.4 Demonstrate the mechanics of writing (e.g., quotation
marks, commas at the end of dependent clauses) and appropriate
1.2 Determine a speakerís attitude toward a subject.
1.6 Use speaking techniques, including voice modulation
, inflection, tempo, enunciation and eye contact for effective
1.1 Analyze idioms, analogies, metaphors and similes to
infer the literal and figurative meanings of phrases.
3.4 Analyze the relevance of the setting (e.g. place, time,
customs) to the mood, tone and meaning of text.
2.1 Write a clear, coherent incident, event or situation
by using well chosen details.
2.5 Present information purposely and succinctly and meet
the needs of the intended audience.
1.2 Paraphrase a speakerís purpose and point of view and
ask relevant questions concerning the speakerís content,
delivery and purpose.
1.3 Organize information to achieve particular purposes
by matching the message, vocabulary, voice modulation, expression
and tone to the audience and purpose.
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