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Lord of the Flies - Reader Response Journals

Lord of the Flies - Reader Response Journals
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This activity consists of students keeping an in-class journal while reading Lord of the Flies. At the end of each chapter, students will create a new journal entry which consists of completing two distinct tasks.

In the first task, students will have a choice of selecting one of the listed "roles" and writing a response to what they have just read from that perspective (i.e. students can elect to be a judge, an artist, a fortune teller, etc.) As a result, students will engage with what they have read and make various connections (text-self, text-text, text-world), as well as have an opportunity to demonstrate an understanding of the text artistically.

The second task requires that students complete a double-entry note chart. Students will review the chapter and find two quotes that demonstrate the author's use of a literary element. As a result, students will practice MLA citation, as well as identifying literary elements.

Directions on how to complete each task is included with the handout. While teaching this unit, I had students purchase a marble notebook and asked students to stable this handout to the inside of the cover for easy reference.

At the completion of the novel, teachers can collect this journal and have it count as either a project or unit test grade.

I found that this continuous journal helped my students engage personally with the text and made them think deeply about the bigger issues at play in the novel. This is a great springboard to get your students talking in class, as well!
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1 page
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1 month
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