This lesson spans over two days, analyzing conflict and central conflict in a story.
Day 1: Conflict
SWBAT analyze conflicts that are internally motivated and externally caused.
SW define the words internal conflict and external conflict.
SW identify the internal and external conflicts in a short story by identifying the conflict, supporting details, and the type of conflict in a chart.
Day 2: Central Conflict
SWBAT analyze how an author develops the central conflict of a story by tracking the development of the story’s plot.
SW define central/ primary conflict.
SW explain with labels and descriptions of the parts of the story by using exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution on a plot map
SW explain the development of the central conflict by using a plot map
This file includes:
Lesson plans for two days (one on conflict, one on central conflict)
Power points for two days
Student worksheets for two days
Exit tickets for two days
Homework for one day (on central conflict)