5 tips for challenging your gifted students when studying Lord of the Flies

How to challenge your gifted and talented students when studying Lord of the Flies as part of their GCSE in English Literature:

Use all levels of Blooms Taxonomy when setting activities and questions, particularly the top levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

  1. Give your students control over their own learning by setting a variety of activities they could complete when studying the key aspects of the novel, so they choose what’s appropriate for them.
  2. Explore the similarities and differences between the novel and its characters and other texts, such as Heart of Darkness and Paradise Lost.
  3. Prompt specificity in exam answers and show how it can be achieved through A* examples for your exam board.
  4. Get creative with activities which reinforce and aid exploration of the text, such as drama activities, art, creative writing and media.

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