Lord of the Flies: Novel Study

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As anyone who has seen Cast Away with Tom Hanks knows, being stranded on a deserted island isn't all it's cracked up to be. A study guide for Lord of the Flies has readers imagine what life would be like if they were stranded on a deserted island before delving into the novel itself. Reading comprehension questions look at the character of Piggy and his experiences on the island, while other activities cover personification and noun and pronoun usage.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Draw a picture of Piggy and label him with key characteristics found in the beginning of the novel
  • Make a plan for survival on a deserted island
Classroom Considerations

  • Free preview of the full resource only focuses on chapter one of the novel

  • Pulls out key vocabulary words from the first chapter of the text
  • Highlights important quotes from the novel for learners to analyze

  • Doesn't include information about the eight parts of speech to help students to complete the activity