These handouts are a great resource and activity/homework to teach students to analyze an author's use literary conflicts within a Lord of the Flies. Teacher uses PPT lecture and notes to instruct students on the purpose and types of internal and external conflict. Students will use graphic organizers to track the development of conflict within the narrative. Students then write analysis paragraphs (Reflecting Bloom's Taxonomy) explaining how the conflicts are developed within the narrative and their connection to the student experience.
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Identifying the different types of conflicts chapter by chapter
NOTES: Discussing Internal and External Narrative Conflicts.
GRAPHIC ORGANIZER: Guiding students to record the different types of conflict within the narrative.
WRITING PROMPTS:Prompts using Bloom's Taxonomy as a basis for analysis and evaluation.
These Graphic Organizers are designed to incorporate Blooms Taxonomy of Higher Order Thinking. To use them effectively the teacher should consider incorporating them into their curriculum in the following manner.
1. Direct Instruction: Use the PPT and note sheet to teach the students the fundamentals of external and internal narrative conflict.
Incorporate Blooms Taxonomy:
2. Knowledge and Comprehension: Have students use the Narrative Conflict Organizer to identify and describe the primary external and internal conflicts within each chapter of the novel. Another option is to due this at the beginning of the novel, in the middle, and at the end; evaluating the progression of the primary external and internal conflicts.
3. Analysis/Synthesis/Evaluation: Use the paragraph prompts as a resource for students to dive deep into their understanding of the conflicts in the narrative. Have students complete then alone or in groups and then use their responses for the basis of socratic discussion.