Lord of the Flies Discussion Blog Have a question or comment about the book? Write it here and discuss it with fellow classmates.
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
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)
Lord of the Flies Survival Games:
As a group, complete the mask assignment as discussed in class. Here is a sample mask and paragraph to use as a model.
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.
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.