Get your free PDF download of the scripted role-play called “Negotiation between Stan and Susan.” Just scroll down near the end of this article for the free download link.
This is one of the negotiation role-plays appropriate for middle school students that teaches anti-bullying and the negotiation process to help solve conflicts.
What is the role-play about? You can watch the slideshow to find out. You can also read the description below.
Negotiation role-play description: This story called “A Negotiation between Stan and Susan” illustrates the six-steps of the Negotiation process. Stan tripped, saw Susan laughing with her friend Misty, and immediately jumped to the conclusion that Susan was making fun of him. He called her a bad name in revenge. Read the story to learn what was really going on with both Stan and Susan as they attempt to resolve the conflict between them. This story is called “A Negotiation between Stan and Susan.”
Note to the teacher: In addition to the role-play, you can also read it in story form. You might want to read the story to the class first and then have the class act out the role-play. Here’s the link:
- Story link: Negotiation between Stan and Susan
Teacher Says or Asks: We will now act out the role-play based on the last story you just heard called “Negotiation between Stan and Susan.”
The role-play features one guy actor: Stan.
The role-play also features two girl actors: Susan and Misty.
The big parts are Stan and Susan. The small-sized part is Misty.
The rest of the class will take turns reading the parts of Narrator 1 and Narrator 2.
Who is interested in playing these roles? (Either pull names or accept eager student volunteers.)
Other lesson plan links that go with the story
Here are the other lesson plan links that go with this story:
- Section 1: Lesson Objectives
- Section 2: K-W-L MODEL discussion (‘K’ and ‘W’ questions)
- Section 3: Vocabulary
- Section 4: Story
- Section 5: Popcorn Review
- Section 6: Role-Play
- Section 7: Bloom’s Taxonomy discussion questions (These are built into the story and role-play)
- Section 8: Writing assignment (Students creating a group role-play counts as their writing assignment.)
- Section 9: K-W-L MODEL discussion (‘L’ questions)
- Bonus: Role-play slideshow: Negotiation between Stan and Susan (See above article and slideshow role-play.)
Free scripted role-play PDF download link
To get the free scripted role-play PDF download link, click the link below. You can download the role-play to your computer, print it off, and duplicate it for the students in your class.
- Free PDF role-play link: Acts I and 2 of A Negotiation between Stan and Susan role-play - Students create Act 3
A paper-saving suggestion
To save paper, you might only want to duplicate ten copies of the role-play and then have your students share the script between them. If you have an overhead projector or some way to project the role-play from the slideshow onto the wall or screen, you could save paper altogether.
For your viewing pleasure, please enjoy the video called “Tina Seelig on the Case for Teaching Negotiation in School.”
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