Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Conflict Resolution Topic Page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the movie.

 

Before the Movie

 

 

Think of a time you’ve had a conflict with someone. How did you solve it?

 

During the Movie (Pause Points)

 

Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep students focused and to assess their understanding before moving on:

 

Timecode 0:28: How do you think counting can help when you are upset?

Timecode 1:07: When might you feel angry or frustrated? 

Timecode 1:38: What can happen if you frequently blow up at small disagreements? 

Timecode 2:03: How can counting down from 10 help you when you are feeling angry or frustrated? 

Timecode 2:16: Why shouldn’t you walk away from an argument? 

Timecode 2:57: What are some ways to show that you are paying attention when someone is speaking to you? 

Timecode 3:38: What is a mediator? How can he or she help solve a problem? 

Timecode 4:20: What is a win-win situation? 

 

After the Movie

 

Think back to that time you had a conflict with someone. How could you have used tips from this movie to help you solve it? 

Imagine you are a mediator. How would you help solve a problem? 

 

 

*BrainPOP’s Discussion Questions and Prompts align to CCSS Speaking and Listening Standards.

 

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