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LISTEN TO OUR WORDS AND LEARN FROM OUR EXPERIENCE


It was another exciting semester at PS 7 The students worked on conflict resolution and problem solving. The students used role play activities to solve problems. They worked together to determine the best way to respond when faced with a problem.


CONFLICTS

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Con&licts
are
problem
that
need
to
be
solved Think
before
you
act Feelings
are
important,
unless
you
listen
to
each
other
it
is
dif&icult
to
solve
 the
problem. Apologize
and
say,
“I
am
sorry”
if
you
have
done
something
to
hurt
another
 person. Con&licts
can
be
solved
without
violence
or
&ighting. Everyone
can
learn
to
solve
con&licts
without
&ighting,
violence
or
verbal
 abuse. Tell
people
how
you
feel
using
I
sentences: “I
feel
sad
when
you
call
me
names
because
it
hurts
my
feelings.” “I
feel
angry
when
you
don’t
listen
because
it
makes
me
feel
unimportant.” “I
feel
happy
when
you
stick
up
for
me
because
I
know
you
are
a
true
friend.”


How
To
Be
A
Good
Listener

‐Look
at
the
person ‐Keep
your
body
still
and
quiet ‐Repeat
what
the
other
person
says
to
make
sure
you
understand

 them ‐Check
in
–
nod
your
head,
say
“hmm
uh‐huh.” ‐Keep
to
the
subject ‐Don’t
interrupt ‐Show
you
are
interested ‐Be
positive
and
encouraging ‐Pay
attention
to
the
person ‐Watch
the
other
person’s
body
and
face.
What
is
their
body
saying? ‐Ask
questions
if
you
do
not
understand
what
the
person
is
saying. ‐Be
respectful
even
if
you
do
not
like
what
the
person
is
saying.


‐We
all
have
feelings.

Feelings
are
important. ‐There
are
many
different
kinds
of
feelings
and
 emotions. ‐It
is
important
to
listen
to
our
feelings,
speak
up,
 and
say
what
we
are
feeling. ‐It
is
important
to
listen
to
other
people’s
feelings.


Accepting
People’s
Differences

‐Treat
others
the
way
you
want
to
be
treated ‐Get
to
know
a
person
before
you
judge
him ‐Stand
up
for
yourself
when
other
people
are
 being
unfair
to
you ‐Learn
about
different
cultures,
languages
and
 religions ‐Don’t
go
along
with
others
when
they
are
being


 unfair
and
insensitive.


Friendship ‐Friends
listen
to
each
other ‐Friends
don’t
put
each
other
down
and
hurt


 

each
other’
feelings ‐Friends
solve
problems
together ‐Friends
can
disagree
and
still
be
friends ‐Friends
stick
up
for
each
other
 ‐Friends
spend
time
together


Do
the
Right
Thing Refuse
to
join
in
when
people
are
making
fun
of
someone. Report
bullying
to
an
adult. Invite
people
being
teased
or
left
out
to
join
your
group
of
 friends. Speak
using
“I”
messages. Comfort
a
person
with
kind
words
or
a
hug. Be
supportive
and
tolerant
of
people. Find
a
supportive
friend
or
adult
to
speak
to
when
angry
 or
upset. Find
a
quiet
place
to
work
out
your
feelings. Do
not
resort
to
violence
or
verbal
abuse.


How would you feel if…… Your classmates are teasing you about the way you look Children at lunch make fun of your weight Your friend is being teased by other students Your friend wants you to join in making fun of a classmate Your parents do not speak English and you find out someone you thought was your friend made fun of them You were blamed for something you didn’t do You saw someone doing something they shouldn’t be doing (i.e. writing with marker on a wall) Someone called you a bad name No one asked you to play You had a fight with your friend or family You made up with your friend or family You won a prize You were told you were good at something Someone helped you solve a problem Someone invited you to join a game Someone spoke nicely about you Someone gave you a hug when you were sad When you stood up for yourself or a friend You shared your toys with your friend You made friends with a new classmate You were invited to a friend’s house to play

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