Lord of the Flies new GCSE English Literature AQA. Lesson 2/Chapter 1: character/inference skills
In this lesson (could possibly go over two lessons) students start with a 'thunk' on what life would be like without rules and complete some structured team discussion.
Students then read extracts from chapter 1 and complete activities to make inferences about Ralph and Piggy in the first part of chapter 1. Includes a worksheet to collate student ideas about the characters and examples to encourage inference. The lesson ends with further reading of chapter 1, summarising the new characters met in the second half of the chapter and begins to touch on the leadership battle between Jack and Ralph.

The lesson focusses on literature AO1 (AQA new spec) and is aimed at around level 3-4 of the mark scheme. It also incorporates some English Language Paper 1 skills with some retrieval exercises for practice.
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  • Lesson-2-Chapter-1-Sound-of-the-Shell.pptx
  • Lesson-2-Extract-from-Chapter-1.docx
  • Lesson-2-Ralph-and-Piggy-notes-sheet.docx

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Created: Sep 1, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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