Practicing the Democratic Process
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to practice a democratic election firsthand and evaluate the process.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2
One point that Golding sought to make through Lord of the Flies was the ultimate ineffectiveness of such man-made institutions as political systems. When placed in an absolute state of nature, fighting to survive, Golding reveals how civilization and social order are stripped away to reveal man’s true nature, which is savage and violent. However, when the...
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