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Your Story, My Story: Resolving Conflict

This FutureFit Project is a supplemental project-based lesson covering story elements and narrative skills (plot, character development, point of view, resolution, cause and effect). It is designed to reinforce core science subject material while also incorporating social-emotional learning and 21st Century skills and concepts.

Grades
2
3
4

OVERVIEW:

This FutureFit lesson is designed to supplement a standard 12-15 unit lesson for elementary Language Arts and Writing by offering a unique project that ties together the core academic concepts with a set of FutureFit social-emotional and 21st Century Skills.

STUDENT/GROUP OUTPUT:

Students will study various forms of conflict and conflict resolution and produce a short narrative story dealing with resolving interpersonal conflicts.

SUGGESTED SUBJECT PREREQUISITES:

It is suggested that students should have familiarity with the following subject material as background for this lesson:

  • A basic understanding of story elements
  • A basic understanding of narrative storytelling
  • A basic understanding of how to incorporate the 5 Ws and 1 H into a narrative story

SEQUENCE AND PACING

This project-based lesson includes enough material for use in five 45-minutes periods of instruction. If a more focused lesson is appropriate, select the 3-day Short Lesson. The Concept Check version provides activities which reinforce the core math concepts.

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES (suggested):

  • Internet access

STANDARDS ALIGNMENT

These activities support the following CCSS curriculum standards:

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL 2.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1A
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