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Lesson 15: Conflict Resolution Skills


This lesson helps students practice some skills to resolve conflicts. They consider a series of questions that can help them solve simple conflicts in ways that are safe, peaceful and fair, and review how to recognize a successful conflict resolution. Then they practice communication skills for negotiating and resolving simple conflicts, as well as how to ask for adult help if a conflict becomes serious.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate healthy ways to manage or resolve conflict. 
  2. Demonstrate how to effectively ask for adult help with serious conflicts.

SEL Connection

  • social awareness
  • relationship skills
  • responsible decision making

Time: 50 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • MEH-3: Manage interpersonal conflict in healthy ways.
  • V-1: Manage interpersonal conflict in nonviolent ways.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.5.4: Describe ways to prevent common childhood injuries and health problems.
  • Standard 4: Communication
  • Performance Indicator 4.5.3: Demonstrate nonviolent strategies to manage or resolve conflict.
  • Performance Indicator 4.5.4: Demonstrate how to ask for assistance to enhance personal health.
  • Standard 7: Practicing Health-Enhancing Behaviors
  • Performance Indicator 7.5.3: Demonstrate a variety of behaviors to avoid or reduce health risks.
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