Common Core Aligned. CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW. This detailed collection of resources is designed to help facilitate student understanding of the archetypal patterns within Lord of the Flies. Active Listening Exercises and a PPT slide lecture instruct a students with the knowledge of archetypes and their role in literature. Students then use the graphic organizers to track the development of different archetypal patterns within the novel, including "the mountain", "the island", "dark and light", "the forest", "creature of nightmare", and "the fall". Students complete the exercise by using the provided writing prompts to complete their own archetype analysis paragraphs.
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This Lesson Plan Includes:
1. Teacher Instructions
2. Student Handouts
3. Student Notes
4. Graphic Organizers
5. Analysis prompts
6. PPT Lecture
Active Listening Exercises
Use the video link and corresponding worksheet to facilitate the active listening exercise
“Archetypes Intro” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBPAG66s3lk
After completing the worksheet, facilitate a guided discussion of the students’ findings.
Use the background information from the active listening exercises along side the PPT and student note sheet to facilitate a lecture on the essential terms necessary to understand and analyze archetypal patterns.
Choose any of the archetype pattern exercises to analyze (or do all of them). Use the integrated exercises within the note sheet to provide guided practice on analyzing the different archetypes within the novel. Facilitate discussion connected to students’ responses, and provide personal insights to ensure correct understanding and for clarification.
Students can be divided into groups and each group can complete one of the exercises and then present their archetype to the rest of the class. The oral presentation can be casual or used as a formal assessment.
Have students complete the paragraph writing assignments to process their understanding of archetypes within the novel.
Use these paragraphs for group activities and peer reviews or for summative assessments.