Subject: SEL (Social-Emotional Learning)

Lesson Length: 15 - 20 mins

Topic: Conflict Resolution

Grade Level: 4, 5, 6

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will read a conflict comic and discuss conflict resolution.

Know Before You Start: Students should understand what conflict is and be familiar with some resolution strategies.


  • Have students think of a conflict they recently had at home or at school. Have them give a thumbs up if they handled the conflict well, thumbs in the middle if they handled it so-so, or thumbs down if it was challenging to handle.
  • Discuss some helpful ways to resolve conflicts. 


  • Have students read the comic about a conflict between peers. Have students record their thoughts on the following reflection questions: 
    • What is this story’s conflict?

    • What do the main characters want?

    • How can the characters work together to bring success to the situation?

    • Would you have handled this conflict differently? If so, how?

  • Have students create a comic based on a conflict they've encountered and resolved.


  • Have students share their comics with the class. 

  • Reflect on how different people handle conflict differently.

  • Highlight that there is no wrong way to handle conflict as long as it’s kind, appropriate and ends in an agreement.


  • Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
  • Provide sentence frames as needed for conversation and writing.

  • Provide visuals of conflict resolution strategies.

  • Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.