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Why is society and order breaking down? Simon – inability to communicate knowledge Piggy – inability to communicate ideas Ralph – inability to implement leadership and communicate needs Jack – ability to cause chaotic power struggles
Lord of the Flies NarrativeWriting Assignment You are going on a journey unlike any other. You and your classmates from Advanced English Language Arts have been stranded on a deserted island. The plane you are riding in breaks apart and crashes. All survive and head off in different directions out of panic, and fear. You have found paper and pen, and begin writing letters home chronicling your time on the island.
Narrative Letter Writing Assignment You are to write an imagined narrative in letter format that chronicles your time on the island, including your thoughts, feelings and most cherished memories from home. The letters must be detailed and use descriptive word choice and proper conventions. The events of your narrative must be well-structured and use transitions. It is to be written in first person point of view and include dialogue. Form: narrative letters Audience: classmates and teacher Topic: describe time on a deserted island Purpose: to entertain Planning: pre-writing
Narrative Letter Writing: Content Your prewriting and ideas for this assignment will be at first generated in class. In your letters consider addressing the following: Mental and physical health Necessities – water, food, shelter Home – friends, family, pets, activities, traditions, foods, luxuries Conflicts – external and internal You are to follow the directions/guidelines given in class on how to start and continue your writing. Although there are a few limitations, please remember to keep your content school appropriate. For example, your writing should not include death, drugs, violence, romance, or excessive silliness.
Group 1: Head to the mountains on the north side of the island for safety and find a cave. They have collected 2 locked and unidentified suitcases.
Group 2: Stays near the wreckage of the fallen plane in the center of the island. They have access to what is left on the plane and has scattered nearby in the forest.
Group 3: All members scatter on the beach on the southwest side of the island. They have the ocean and the outskirts of the forest for food and shelter. No articles, goods, or materials from the plane are available except paper and pen.
Group 4: Travel west toward the small peninsula and a high cliff to view the horizon where there are plenty of fruit trees and shrubs, and a small stream of fresh water.
Group 5: This group heads to the east side of the island attracted by the sound of rushing water. They find a gigantic freshwater waterfall that spills into a beautiful pool. They drag with them 2 suitcases and a cart of airline food from the plane.
Group 6: The last group finds themselves lost on the Southern most point of the island. It is a dense forest with low lying trees. There is an opening to the ocean with a small clearing. They recover the pilot’s suitcase and an unmarked black box.
Exposition: Groups The group that you belong to will give you the setting and background information to get you started. You will meet together to establish the exposition and help each other get started. The letters are a first-hand account of your experience on the island. You will write in first person point of view and explain how you are feeling and what you are experiencing. You must personalize the letters and add details that are specific to you and your family life. Be sure to clearly label the following specific/mandatory letters. All rough drafts need to be in your writer’s notebook. Letter #1 – Exposition Letter #2 – Missing Home Letter #3 – A Conflict (internal or external) Letter #4 – Heading Home - Rescued
Exposition: Groups Group 1 – Cayla, James, Alex, Maya, Olivia D. Group 2 – Emma Budge, Maddie, Sean, Dasan Group 3 – Connor, Julia, Eliana, Melody, Kaley Group 4 – Ryan, London, Olivia K., Sarah Group 5 – Sedona, Craig, Elyssa, Monica, Emma Belnap Group 6 – Kate, Brendan, Jordan, Kiara, Tamira
Exposition: Groups Group 1 –Stephanie, Nate, Skylar, Preston, Garrett Group 2 – Molly, Audrey, Emma E., Alissa, Sierra Group 3 – Sebastian, Alex M., Chloe, Maddie, Abigail Group 4 – Tyler, Izzy, Yasser, J.P., Emma M. Group 5 – Nikki, Maddie W., Trinity, CiCi Group 6 – Alex C., Maura, Ryan, Maiti
How to Submit Your Narrative You will be submitting the letter of your choice to Turnitin.com Before you do so, the following MUST be highlighted. There will be a 10 point penalty for non-highlighted papers. Dialogue in yellow 4 Transitions in pink 5 Writing tricks in blue Satisfying conclusion in green Which letter did you choose? Label at the top: Letter #1 – Exposition Letter #2 – Missing Home Letter #3 – A Conflict (internal or external) Letter #4 – Heading Home - Escaped Home - Es