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Using Words to Work Things Out

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Using Words to Work Things Out

Using words to work things out - Janel Vitai, Keith Rosellini, Nicolas DiNuzzo
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade Level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Group Size: 6 or more students
Objectives: After reading the book, Words are not for hurting, performing the puppet show, and through discussion on using words to work things out, the students will be able to participate in a discussion...

Using Words to Work Things Out - Sara Conway, Barbara Geary, Joy Evans
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Early Pre-School (Ages 2-3)
Length of Lesson: 20 minutes
Objectives: 1. The children will be able to better solve problems encountered in exploration and play. 2. The children will learn a positive way to express their emotions, and begin to show empathy toward the feelings and needs of...

Using Words to Work Things Out - Kelly Lewis, Justin O'Toole, Becky Weiler
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Preschool (3 and 4 year olds)
Length of Lesson: 45-75 minutes
Objectives: The students will be able to:

  • Begin to negotiate conflicts by using words.
  • Participate in a puppet show that dramatizes a story recently read in class.
  • Respect the feelings and belongings of other children.

Using Words to Work Things Out - Eleanor Vistein
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: After listening to the story, the children will be able to identify what the problem in the story was and how the children resolved the problem. Children will create puppets to re-enact the story. Given a scenario the children will provide...

Using Words to Work Things Out - Lauren Bihler and Dena Hopper
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Group Size: 6 students
Objectives: Given the appropriate materials the students will be able to use the appropriate words to resolve a conflict or problem.

Using Words to Work Things Out - Andrea Danielewicz and Jesse Hackel
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Group Size: 6 students
Objectives: Given the students the appropriate materials, and after reading the book "Hands Are Not Made For Hitting", and playing the game, the students will be able to use the proper words in order to solve their problems and work things out.

Using Words to Work Things Out - Rachael Hall and Gabriel Bubon
Subject Area: Diversity
Grade level: Third Grade
Length of Lesson: 60 minutes
Objectives: To help students gain the necessary skills to understand how words can be used to resolve conflicts. Students will be expected to use active listening skills as well as communication and oral presentation skills to resolve conflict.