Lesson 1: What is Conflict?

LESSON 1: WHAT IS CONFLICT?

Goal: To define the term "conflict," introduce students to the different dimensions of conflict, and analyze the causes and costs of armed conflict.

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Activity 1.1: Defining Peace and Conflict

Meets MN social studies standards: 7.1.1.1.1, 7.4.4.20.2, 8.4.3.14.1, 9.4.3.14.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 7.4.4.22.3

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 6-8, Standards 4, 7; Gr. 9-10, Standard 4

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Activity 1.2: Dimensions of Conflict

Meets MN social studies standards: 7.1.1.1.1, 7.4.1.2.1, 7.4.4.23.2,  9.4.3.14.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 8.1.5.12.1, 8.1.5.13.1, 9.1.5.10.3, 9.3.3.8.2, 9.3.3.8.3

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 6-8, Standards 1, 2, 4; Gr. 9-10, Standards 1, 2, 3; Gr. 11-12, Standard 2