Mental and Emotional Health

Mental and Emotional Health

Conflict, negotiation, compromise, and resolution:
  1. Read Rina’s story about miss-communication and help her to resolve the conflict by submitting your answers and suggestions to a journal entry submitted to Moodle.
  2. Choose a partner
  3. Pick a scenario where a conflict must be resolved. These scenarios will be provided by Mrs. Marci.
  4. Create a skit with your partner to resolve the conflict using 3 different communication styles:
    • Passive: This style offers no opposition when challenged or pressured.
    • Aggressive: A hostile and unfriendly style of expressing oneself.
    • Assertive: The most healthy form of communication in which a direct, respectful response is made.
  5. Which making your skit don’t forget to think about other factors that may contribute to communication:
    • Speaking Skills: voice volume, tone/pitch, I and you messages, and empathy.
    • Listening skills:  hearing, active listening, or paraphrasing.
    • Body language: opening your eyes wide, winking, scrunching your eyebrows, waving your hands, etc…
  6. Present your short skits the next lesson.