Lord of the Flies

Text and Background Information

Lord of the Flies: Survivor

Lord of the Flies Discussion Blog Have a question or comment about the book?  Write it here and discuss it with fellow classmates.

Lord of the Flies Vocabulary

Related Reading and Assignments

Quiz and Test Preparation

Lord of the Flies: Just for Fun

Mask Assignment

Text and Background Information

Nobel Prize Site for Lord of the Flies

William Golding Biography

William Golding on Lord of the Flies – TED Ed

Lord of the Flies: Survivor

LOTF SURVIVOR! A description of the team set up for our Survivor game

Former “Survivor” Contest Winner on How to Win “Survivor” While we won’t be playing a game of physical challenge or elimination, perhaps you can gain some insight on how to win a game of Survivor, academic or otherwise


Lord of the Flies Vocabulary 1 Quizlet to aid you in studying for the quiz

Lord of the Flies Vocabulary 1 Sentence Completion Quizlet Use the multiple choice test format for best results

Lord of the Flies Vocabulary 2 Quizlet to aid you in studying for the quiz

Lord of the Flies Vocabulary 2 Sentence Completion Quizlet Use the multiple choice test format for best results

Lord of the Flies Assignments and Related Reading

NCTE Doublespeak Awards –  In reflecting upon our diction lesson, check out the NCTE Doublespeak Award, established in 1974 and given by the NCTE Public Language Award Committee, is an ironic tribute to public speakers who have perpetuated language that is grossly deceptive, evasive, euphemistic, confusing, or self-centered.  Past Recipients

Lord of the Flies: Madness of Crowds Online Discussion Complete your response to “The Madness of Crowds” here

TLC Great Books: The Lord of the Flies as seen in class

Lord of the Flies Six Decades Later Noted YA author Lois Lowry, author of “The Giver” weighs in on how LOTF affected her

Why Boys Become Vicious an article by William Golding

Charlie Howard – 30 Years Later Thirty years after the killing of a young gay man shocked Bangor, his death is now remembered for its profound effect on Maine. (article and video)

Quiz and Test Preparation

Lord of the Flies test review

Lord of the Flies Characters Quizlet study set

Lord of the Flies… Just for Fun:

Simpsons Parody of Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies Survival Games:

Lost at Sea: A Coast Guard Survival Challenge

Lost on the Moon: A  NASA exercise

Mask Assignment

As a group, complete the mask assignment as discussed in class.  Here is a sample mask and paragraph to use as a model.

Chaos Mask

  According to William Golding in Lord of the Flies, when no rules are present, chaos takes over. This is seen in both the killing of Simon and the hunt for Ralph, when the boys become savage and are able to hunt and kill people.  When chaos takes hold, the inner beast comes out, and it allows the boys to act in ways they never would act in civilized society.  We represented chaos as a personified angry fire.  “Chaos” has flames for hair and an open mouth to show the screaming rage that is released when chaos prevails.  We gave our mask angry, almost crazy eyes to show that there is element of insanity to chaos.  Finally, the open mouth of our mask reveals a dark abyss, because chaos presents a black hole into which one might disappear.  In Golding’s vision, chaos is the first step towards true savagery.

Lord of the Flies Discussion Blog


Woodstock 1999 and Lord of the Flies  Click on the picture or link and follow the directions on the blog site. Note: You will need to sign up for a free account to participate in this discussion if you have not already done so.  Follow the prompts.  Please use your first name and last initial so that I can identify you to give you credit.

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