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The Clenched Fist

Method: In groups of three, one student clenches his/her fist. As a team the other two students need to figure out a way to unclench this student’s fist. Give them thirty seconds to figure it out.

Processing Questions:
What happened?
How did you get the person to unclench his/her fist?
What worked? What didn’t work?
What did you do to overcome the challenges?

Source: Fairfax County Public Schools - More resources at snipurl.com/crfcps

Recommended to calendar by: Joan Packer, Conflict Resolution Specialist Fairfax County Public Schools

CRE Calendar Usage: 1st Edition