This Why Should You Read “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding? instructional video also includes:
Lord of the Flies, William Golding's tale of English schoolboys who have crashed and are stranded on a remote island, reflects Golding's view of just how thin the veneer of civilized behavior is. The narrator of a short video argues for why the brutal satire should be required reading.
- After finishing the novel, have groups produce their own video detailing why they believe others should read Lord of the Flies
- For those viewers who have not read the novel, have them craft an argument essay explaining whether or not Jill Dash's commentary has encouraged them to read the novel
- In addition to the video, provided is a comprehension check, links to related resources, and a discussion question
- The "Dig Deeper" section of the resource offers examples of experiences that parallel the story and of examples where groups operated in positive and supportive ways