Kind of Activity:
to utilize diplomacy and constructive discussion
Divide the students into small groups, and divide each group into two. Each side of the group adopts the role of either Ralph or Jack. Have the students (whether or not they agree with their character’s outlook) attempt to come to a written agreement regarding the island's rules. This exercise is meant to be an example of what Piggy describes at the end of Chapter 6: “‘Grownups know things …. They ain’t afraid of the dark. They’d meet and have tea and discuss.’” See how constructively and creatively the students can come to a resolution to the...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 775 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 5293 literature essays, 1592 sample college application essays, 204 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.