Day 5

Lord of the Flies Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students read chapters 11-12.

Common Core Objectives

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    • Reading well: appreciating the achievement of the author by examining how each theme culminates and interlocks with other themes, and how the author combines tone, feelings, and suspense, to carry the reader’s interest; carefully examining the details of the confrontation that leads to Piggy’s death in order to examine the trajectory of the boys’ devolution on the island.

    • Thinking well: using the discussion questions to draw conclusions from evidence and to consider why most of the boys succumb to Jack’s savage lifestyle and irrationally violent choices, rather than adhering to Ralph’s more orderly authority; understanding the...

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