lessons for pre-k to 5th grade
Peace Literacy Lesson Plan 1

This three-part unit is designed for middle and high school.

Modified versions have been used for 4th -5th grade students.

The unit includes sections on:

  • Understanding and Healing Aggression

  • Recognizing and Applying the Power of Respect

  • Resolving Conflict/The Power of Calm

The Garden of Strong Community

Our understanding of peace is only as good as our understanding of the human condition and trauma.


(Designed for students in preK-4th grade; accompanies the essay  A New Peace Paradigm: Our Human Needs and the Tangles of Trauma)

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