Week 2 - Conflict Escalators

Report
Advisory – 7th Grade

Identify behaviors that contribute to
a conflict escalating

Describe how feelings escalate
during conflict
Escalation:
The process by which a
conflict gets worse.
Every
step
up
the
conflict
The
Behavior
Every
higher
behavior
that
youmakes
go
inon
a
escalator has feelings that
conflict
thethe
conflict
escalator,
is either
worse
the
a step
will
go with it. As the conflict
take
up
harder
or
it
a
another
step
it
is
down
to
step
come
the
up
escalates, so do the
conflict
thefeelings.
down.
escalator.
escalator.

Watch the following video (this will be
the role play video of HN and MD)

Draw a conflict escalator.

Identify the first step on the escalator.

Identify the second step.

Continue until you reach the top of the
escalator.

What do you think the person was
feeling at this step on the escalator?

Is it only behavior that escalates during
a conflict?

When you are in a conflict, how do
feelings affect the way you behave?

What feelings most often come up for
you in conflicts?

How do feelings escalate as the conflict
escalates?

What examples have you seen of a
conflict escalating?

When conflict gets worse, we say that
they escalate.

Each behavior in the conflict is a step on
the escalator.

As conflicts escalate, so do the feelings
in the conflict escalate.

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