Resolution or Denouement Teacher Resources
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Pick a Mountain Side
Students examine opposing points of view in a legal land use battle and propose resolutions for the conflict. They further explore the situation by drafting memorandums of understanding that outline a path to reconciliation.
The Waterfront Debate
Tenth graders debate a resolution about a planned waterfront community from the point of view of various interest groups. They have a "Town Meeting" in which members from each interest group debate their researched opinions for points. They "become" the various interest groups and design a hands-on model of a waterfront community.
Five Ways to Stay Positive in the New Year
New Year's resolutions should focus on setting realistic goals and nurturing a passion.
Giving It the Old College Try
Students discuss opinions they have about entering college. Reading an article on advice from parents, they discuss what their own parents are telling them. They role-play different conflict resolution scenerios. They also write a reflection paper on the exercises.
Be Our Guest
Learners share their own opinions about proper and poor etiquette in school. After reading an article, they discover matters of etiquette and conflict that occur during holiday rituals. They role-play the potential conflicts and resolutions. They also create posters advocating proper behavior and etiquette.
Conflict Resolution in Congo: Is There an Answer?
Students research and participate in a simulation of a meeting of African nations. They investigate and attempt to resolve the conflict in Congo and the neighboring nations.
Lincoln's Spot Resolutions
High schoolers take a closer look at historical relations between the United States and Mexico. In this Texas annexation instructional activity, students examine primary documents authored by Zachary Taylor, James Polk, and Abraham Lincoln to consider why the United States entered the Mexican War. A historical document analysis worksheet is included.
New Year's Resolutions for Teachers
New Year's can be a time for teachers to make resolutions as well.
Conflict Resolution and Addressing Bullying Issues
Helpful ways to engage students in anti-bullying exercises
William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream': Conflict Resolution and Happy Endings
Students analyze the characters and conflicts in Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream. In this conflict resolution lesson, students read the play and track the character actions with the specific plots. Students then predict endings for the characters and analyze the roots of the conflicts. Students analyze the plot shifts and complete worksheets for each section to be assembled in a portfolio. Students may also write an essay for the lesson.
Conflict Resolution in the Classroom
Conflicts that happen on the schoolyard or at lunch can provide a learning opportunity for students.
The Sedition Act and the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
Should limits be placed on freedom of speech in a time of national emergency? This is a question that has arisen at various points throughout the history of the United States, first originating with the Sedition Acts of 1798. Read about the events that led to the passage of this act and how the state legislatures of Virginia and Kentucky would subsequently resolve this act to be unconstitutional.
Popcorn is a tasty part of a culminating activity designed to motivate readers to share important literary elements. The popcorn fills the inside of a white paper bag that is transformed on the outside into a presentation tool with the illustration of a favorite story scene. Readers also prepare notecards to be used as an outline for their speech containing: setting, character, problem and solution/resolution. A presentation guide rubric (provided) empowers students to do their best work through self-assessment. One missing direction is when to have participants enjoy their popcorn; probably best to save that element for the end!
Exploring Issues & Writing Resolutions
High schoolers identify both the common and dissenting agricultural, population and economic issues between their country and others in the forum. They write resolutions to present at the forum. Students develop a display showing pertinent data about their country.
Julian Secret Agent: Commas
Your class participates in a variety of shared reading and writing activities related to the book Julian Secret Agent. They complete a class story chart, examine how to use punctuation for dialogue, write an alternative ending/resolution, and write sentences using dialogue.
Playwriting: Structural Tools
Ninth graders participate in improvisations, script analysis, writing, and creating written scenes. They identify language arts writing terms and identify them in a short story. Students use structural tools for dramatic scripts needed to build conflict and believable plots. The finished work will be 8 to 15 pages in length.
Using the excerpt from Voices in Literature, conduct a plot study with your class. Prometheus, retold by Pat Rigg, is a one-page reading passage. Use the story to complete the included plot chart with your class.
A World in Transition
Students explore the passing of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1397, which backs plans for the creation of a Palestinian state, as a springboard to investigating the history different countries that have been redefined in the 20th century.
European Union Simulation: The European Council
Students participate in a simulation of the European Council in which they debate issues and adopt resolutions. After a lecture on the institutions of the European Union and the policymaking process, students choose a country to represent in the simulation. Students complete a profile on their country, create a resume and develop proposals for each of the debatable issues.
November: Everyone Needs to Learn to Live in Peace
Students create a peaceful classroom. In this classroom behavior lesson, students brainstorm ideas to create a peaceful classroom setting. Students role play conflict resolution strategies.