Goals: To use evidence from the text to justify and support arguments about the characters
Opener: Imagine you are an elementary school teacher, and Jack, Ralph, Simon, and Piggy are in your class. You are writing comments on report cards you are sending home in which you must talk about each student’s academic strengths and weaknesses, social skills, and potential problems. Write what you might say about each student.
Handouts in Class: none
Terms and Vocabulary: ambivalent
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. We had a mini-debate about the characters of Ralph, Jack, and Piggy in Lord of the Flies