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Texting a Response to Lord of the Flies
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Overhead transparency sheets (one for each student) and markers
- Overhead projector
- Copies of Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activities by charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group of items, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.
- Communication in Lord of the Flies (sample completed graphic map)
- Internet Abbreviations and Shortcuts
- Expanded Internet Abbreviations and Shortcuts
- Text Messaging Assignment
- Reflection Questions
- Because of the nature of this lesson as a culminating review, students need to have completed reading the novel Lord of the Flies prior to this assignment. Alternatively, elements of this lesson could be woven into the reading of the novel, with students stopping to create text responses as the appropriate events occur.
- Make copies of necessary handouts.
- Bookmark the Graphic Map on student computers and familiarize yourself with the tool. If necessary, download the Flash plug-in from the Technical Support page.
- Arrange for students to have access to computers during Session One.