British Lit and Composition

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” – William Shakespeare

Lord of the Flies – FINAL Project – Symbol Analysis One-Pager due on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • Read chapters 1 and 2 – Monday, March 27 short quiz
  • Read chapters 3 – 5 – Monday, April 3 short quiz
  • Read chapters 6 – 8 – Tuesday, April 11 – short quiz
    • While reading this section of chapters, look for answers to the following questions:
      • What is the Lord of the Flies?  Why does it appear in this form to Simon?  What are some hints that Simon is quite different from the other boys?
      • Why does Jack’s fury come to a head at this meeting (chap 8)?  What events lead to this bold move?
      • How is Piggy’s character continually evolving?
  • Kohlberg’s Theory of Morality Video Link
    • Step One:  What stage of moral development do you assign this character?  Support your placement with evidence from the novel.  Be prepared to defend your answer.
    • Step Two: Respond to a different characters placement.  Choose one you disagree and write a response explaining your thinking.  Make sure to use the text as evidence for your thinking.
  • Read chapters 9 and 10 – Friday, April 14 short quiz
  • Read Chapters 11 and 12 by Wednesday, April 19

LotF themes

Weekly Happenings:

  • Monday – Write in Writing Journal
  • Tuesday – Read and Vocabulary Quiz
  • Wednesday (5th) – Write in Writing Journal
  • Thursday (3rd) – Write in Writing Journal
  • Friday – Read

Classroom Rules

  1. HHS Student Handbook and behavior plan are always in effect in this classroom. Students are responsible for knowing the handbook.
  2. Be in your seat and ready to work when the bell rings.
  3. Be prepared with materials and ready to work.
  4. Be respectful.
  5. Please consume all food before entering the classroom.

Writing Presentation