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  • Lord of the Flies eNotes Lesson Plan

    Learning Objectives: By the end of this unit, students should be able to explain how the novel functions as an allegory as well as identify and give examples of the major themes it explores; describe how the boys are transformed on the island without an adult presence; compare and contrast Ralph...

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  • Lord of the Flies eNotes Teaching Guide

    So you’re going to teach William Golding's Lord of the Flies, a classic novel that has been a mainstay in English classes for generations. Whether it’s the first or hundredth time you escort students through the text, we've provided some teaching tips to help ensure that the experience is rewarding for...

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  • Lord of the Flies Themes Lesson Plan

    Themes Revealed Through Characterization: This lesson focuses on how characterization develops theme in Lord of the Flies. Students will analyze how Golding develops Ralph and Jack as foils and will identify their similarities and differences in character and leadership. Students will then infer what these comparisons reveal about themes in...

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  • Lord of the Flies eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    Why do the boys choose Ralph to be “chief”? How does he immediately share power with Jack? What are some of Ralph’s character traits that suggest he would be a good leader? In what ways is the island beautiful and life-sustaining? What makes the boys’ circumstances challenging? What will they have to do...

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  • Lord of the Flies Reading Comprehension Quiz

    This quiz contains reading comprehension questions for each chapter in Lord of the Flies.

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