This lesson was designed and refined over the years to help students grasp the deeper meaning behind the novel, Lord of the Flies.
I have used this lesson with 10th graders on several occasions in high school and for multiple levels – regular college prep, sheltered instruction, and, in a simplified form, ELD.
Alignment with Common Core Standards:
This lesson plan includes:
1. Writing Situation – quote on theme from the author;
2. Writing Prompt
3. A guide on getting through the prompt with a Do/What chart;
4. Reminders on proper formatting.
Duration of Lesson: 1-2 class periods
Grade Level: used with 10th, appropriate for high school – all grades