Lord of the Flies Unit

This Lord of the Flies Unit unit also includes:

How does a society influence and shape individuals? Class members ponder this essential question as they read Lord of the Flies, as well as primary source materials about the historical background of the novel. As a final assessment, class members may choose to craft a compare and contrast essay, or take part in a digital survival challenge. Whether Lord of the Flies has long been a part of your curriculum or you are new to using Golding's novel, you will find much to like in this treasure trove of materials.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Research the California "Parachute Kids" case to see if inclusion in your unit is appropriate for your teaching situation
Classroom Considerations
  • The Survival Challenge assessment option presumes class members have previous experience working in groups and crafting large-scale projects
  • William Golding's Lord of the Flies serves as the anchor text for the unit
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • The 151-page packet includes an overview of the unit, chapter-by-chapter resources and activities, a rationale and step-by-step protocols for each activity, worksheet templates, links to related materials, final assessment options, and rubrics
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