Types of Conflict in Literature | Mini Lesson & Task Card Activity


If your students are ready to dive into the various types of conflict in literature, do yourself a favor and check out this done-for-you lesson! You’ll receive an editable presentation for teaching, a student notetaker, and a kinesthetic task card activity. This all-in-one instructional resource will save you VALUABLE planning time when teaching about the types of conflict!


What types of conflict are taught in this lesson?

  • Internal vs. External Conflict
  • Character vs. Self
  • Character vs. Character
  • Character vs. Nature
  • Character vs. Society
  • Character vs. Technology
  • Character vs. Supernatural

👉 However, only the first four types are reviewed in the task cards.

How can I use task cards?

  • You can use these task cards the traditional way by hanging them up around your room and having students travel around, reading and recording their answers. 
  • You can use them for a conflict sort as a station or group activity. Students read and sort the cards into conflict categories. 
  • You can use them Quiz-Quiz Trade style.
  • You can use them as an exit ticket where each student gets one card and has to identify the conflict and explain their answer. 

The possibilities are endless!



⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Amanda said, “Very satisfied with this resource to do mini lesson and activity about conflict. Placed cards around the room for students to read and discuss.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Magda said, Getting to see my kids up and walking around the classroom was the highlight of my week! Thank you so much for this engaging activity!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ericka said, “I really liked this resource as an introduction and then independent learning center for my students who are working on identifying different types of conflict.”


Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

RL.5.3, RL.5.10

RL.6.3, RL.6.10

RL.7.3, RL.7.6, RL.7.10


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