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Conflict Resolution- Little Red Riding Hood

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Topic: Conflict Resolution- Little Red Riding Hood

Learning Outcomes

  • develop and create an awareness of core values such as co-operation, freedom, happiness, honesty, love, peace, respect, responsibility, kindness, caring, safety and security in a peaceful and tranquil environment.
  • foster the development of peaceful, co-operative social skills, through stories, songs, games and movement.

 

Introduction

  • the children re-tell the story of “Little  Red Riding Hood” in their own words using visual aids.

Development

  • the children will begin to analyse the conflict present in the story, i.e. the wolf wanted to eat Little Red Riding Hood, she didn’t want to be eaten.
  • T&D: the children consider what would make both characters happy
  • T&D: the children try to establish common ground/shared goal between the wolf and Little Red Riding Hood, i.e. both have been hungry at times, both are happy when they have eaten
  • T&D, Group Work: the children try to find a win-win solution by focusing on the wants of each character (if the class could find an alternative meal for the wolf, it may solve the problem!)

*Share, whole class: the children will share their views and opinions throughout talk and discussion

Plenary

  • Teacher in role: the teacher will be in role as the wolf. The children will present their views and findings to the wolf in an attempt to solve the conflict

 

Other Resources for teaching this topic

Book Creator: the app can be used to re-tell the story with the conflict resolved.

*The children will be familiar with this story from prior teaching before engaging with this lesson

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Friendship

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Topic: Friendship

Learning Outcomes

  1. That the child should be enabled to: explore the advantages/disadvantages of friendships.
  2. That the child should be enabled to: identify the differences between acquaintances and friends.
  3. That the child should be enabled to: explore the importance of friendship.

 

Introduction

  • Teacher will illicit prior knowledge from the class based on friendship and how it can evolve over time.
  • WALT – identify the qualities of a good friend.
  • Teacher will play short stimulus video clip based on the differences between friends and acquaintances.

Development

  • Teacher will invite the class to create a ‘conversation circle’ in the class. All tables moved back and chairs all facing each other in a big circle.
  • Teacher will guide discussion based on friendship and encourage the children to share their opinions.
  • Children invited to change seats if they know someone who is very shy/friendly/lonely etc:
  • Children encouraged to think, pair and share some of their thoughts/feelings on friendship. Again, teacher will guide discussion and present the class with one question at a time to think, pair, share ideas.
  • Children seperated into mixed ability groups and presented with iPads, each group invited to collaborate and participate in friendship online Kahoot! Quiz – https://create.kahoot.it/details/the-good-friend-quiz/fcb0a154-2c33-4753-b806-f7af0c99b78e

Plenary

  • Cognitive: Recap of the lesson, children asked to share what they have learned in their own words.
  • Social: All desks to be tidied, iPads returned. Children asked to prepare for the next lesson.

 

Other Resources for teaching this topic

https://create.kahoot.it/details/the-good-friend-quiz/fcb0a154-2c33-4753-b806-f7af0c99b78e