Target area: Recognizing and learning
to resolve conflict (Skill Area 9)
Session aims and preparationKey learning aims
Students: Recognize that people vary in their opinion and understanding of social situations, bring different experiences and motivations to situations and often have different wishes and goals Understand that differences in opinion, understanding, experience and motivation can sometimes lead to misunderstanding and conflict Develop strategies for analyzing confrontational situations and resolving conflict in a socially acceptable mannerGeneral aims
Students: Appreciate diversity in people and accept human differences by developing greater tolerance of others Increase their use of effective strategies to both avoid and cope with conflict Develop further their listening skillsLink area of PSHE and Citizenship Curriculum
Students are able to respect human difference and form effective
Information gathering sheets, bluish-green colour card (to be
provided by teacher), Object Cards, magazines, A1 paper,
crayonsSuggested additional materials
Hats and scarves for role-play
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Publication information: Book title: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with General Moderate Learning Difficulties. Contributors: Ursula Cornish - Author, Fiona Ross - Author. Publisher: Jessica Kingsley. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 2004. Page number: 111.
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