Reflection: Grappling with Complexity Internal and External Conflicts - Section 3: Guided Practice


Using this piece for the guided worked out very well! The students had enough background knowledge to know why the star was important to Anne.  They were able to identify her conflict as being internal and able to process why it was an internal conflict.  The students discussed how she was struggling to make the decision of what to do with the star. 

In the future, I would have the students discuss using a Round Robin technique.  In this format, each student gets a chance to share his or her response.  Each person gets a voice and is held accountable for their thinking.  Today, I did it as a class discussion and the students who didn't want to think were able to sit back and not think.  I think doing this in Round Robin and forcing them to think will better prepare them to complete the independent activity. 

Overall, the piece worked very well and the guided practice was a success! 

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Internal and External Conflicts

Unit 1: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
Lesson 8 of 11

Objective: Students will analyze text presented in video and written form to determine the conflict and how it is resolved.

Big Idea: Students will grapple with conflict as it is presented in a variety of forms.

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