Lesson Focus: Internal Conflict GLCE: W.GN.06.01
Literature used (if applicable): Stellaluna by Janelle Cannon
Introduction: Read the book Stellaluna By Janelle Cannon. Stellaluna is a bat who grows up in a family of birds. She is trying to adapt to a birdŐs way of life, but is finding it difficult because she is a bat. Therefore she is experiencing internal conflict. She has to listen to her inner bat.
Teaching: What is internal conflict? Explain. Discuss the main character – make a chart)
Active Involvement: Students will make a chart of different situations where Stellaluna experienced internal conflict. (Picking out specific sentences and examples from the text.)
Applying the Skill or Strategy: The students will write down and share a time when they have experienced internal conflict. Ask the students to think about a time when they have been pressured by a friend to do something. They will write about their internal conflict.