This is a one-to-two day lesson plan for a post-reading assignment for Lord of the Flies. Students are to analyze the text in groups for evidence of biblical, political, and social allegory.
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Included in the lesson plan are the assessment types, Common Core standards, links to outside resources, suggestions for extension activities and differentiation.
This is a very simple, easy-to-follow lesson plan with minimal prep but it offers students practice in allegory, locating relevant evidence in the text, and oral presentation. This would be excellent to use to review supporting interpretation with textual evidence before TLI or PARCC assessments.
It was written for 8th grade but can be modified for upper grades.