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13 resources with the keyterm external conflict

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Types of Conflict

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Three types of external conflict are outlined in this PowerPoint, including character vs. character, character vs. society, and character vs. nature. Tip: Instruct students to write a paragraph explaining some kind of external conflict...
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Vantage Points- Multiple Perspectives

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Explore elements of fiction and plot with your middle schoolers through the Japanese short story The Wise Old Woman. Although this lesson is designed around the Holt Literature Book (which includes this story), the links and procedural...
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Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3

For Teachers 8th Standards
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent...
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Creating Conflict

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Conflict can be fun! Or at least it can be, if it forms the basis of a novel plot. This resource, part of a NaNoWriMo series of worksheets that prepares middle schoolers to write their own novel, presents the element of conflict. After...
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Our Town

For Teachers 7th - 8th
With the songs "My Hometown" by Bruce Springsteen and "Allentown" by Billy Joel, learners examine external versus internal conflict. When they have finished the first part of the lesson, they create their own poem (or song) about the...
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Teach21 Lesson: Harlem Renaissance, Lesson 2/11

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using the poem "Harlem" by Walter Dean Myers as their guide, middle schoolers explore the messages and contributions of the Harlem Renaissance. They choose one figure from the period (one mentioned in the poem, or otherwise) and complete...
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Friendship and Belonging

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What are the effects of alcoholism? This is one of three essential questions provided for the prereading of Crazy Lady by Jane Lesley Conly. The lesson is divided into 33 days, but a lot of this time accounts for in class reading. Assign...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using examples from Holt, Rindehart, and Winston, this presentation introduces plot structure and types of conflict to middle school readers. Terms are defined, and then the audience is given a quick check to assess their understanding. 
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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Though the lesson plan format is simplistic, it's got some good ideas for addressing internal and external conflict in your literary analysis unit. Using "Little Red Riding Hood" and other fairy tales, young readers identify the...
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Lesson Plan 4: Creating Conflict

For Teachers 5th - 9th
What good would a novel be without any conflict? November is National Novel Writing Month, so if your class is participating (or just doing some creative writing), you will need to address conflict. Kids start by recalling something they...
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Review: Plot Elements

For Students 6th - 7th
Kind of a random mix of grammar points (nouns and pronouns) and plot elements (like parts of a plot), you might find this activity most helpful by separating the content areas. In the first part, scholars describe the parts of a plot,...
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The Road Taken

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore story structure and figurative language. In this Tuck Everlasting literacy novel study, students identify two conflicts in the story and discuss possible problem solving strategies. Students identify and interpret...
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Standards Focus: Conflict, Number the Stars

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In this Number the Stars worksheet, students examine internal and external conflict as they complete a graphic organizer identifying conflicts as internal or external along with their justification for doing so. In addition, students...