1. Topic-
Life Skills
2. Content-
Making Decisions, Assertiveness, Resolving Conflicts
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Teach how to make decisions/solve problems on their own
2. Teach how to become more assertive and resist peer pressure
3. Practice resolving conflicts
4. Objectives-
1. Everyday Decisions, how to make important decisions, process
2. verbal/nonverbal assertive skills
3. Negotiation, Techniques
5. Materials and Aids-
volunteers, worksheets pages (18,19, 79, 81, 82, 84, 85
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Worksheet pg 18, 4-5 decisions each week (at home, in school, with friends)
2. difficulty expressing ourselves/stand up for ourselves
3. Resolve conflicts before it escalates to a fight

B. Development-

1. make decisions everyday, some require more thought and time than others, group pressures
2. three ways (passive, aggressive, assertive), benefits, saying no, making requests/asserting rights, expressing feelings
3. Choices, Reactions, Win-Win,

C. Practice-

1. difficult decisions, 3Cs (clarify, consider, choose)
2. ways of saying no, Action Plan, pg 82
3. pg 84,85

D. Independent Practice-

1. Worksheet pg 19
2. Groups

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Groups practice

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Examples, definitions
2. Reviewing Steps

G. Closure-

1. Everyday, Pressure, Influenced, Accepted, 3Cs
2. Act on your own interest, stand up for yourself, personal satisfaction, verbal/nonverbal
3. Prevent Fights and resolve conflicts

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