Friday, August 28, 2020

Friday Film Festival: The Lord of the Flies - Modern Classics Summarized

Overly Sarcastic Productions breaks down literature classics in a rather sharp manner!  Watch their take on Lord of the Flies:

Check out my Lord of the Flies survival game you can play in class (if we ever safely get back to a classroom setting, that is).

Do you do anything special for Lord of the Flies when you teach it?  Let us know in the comments section!


  1. This past May, The Guardian published an article that relates the story of six *real* boys who became stranded alone on a deserted island in the late 1970s: The Real Lord of the Flies. My students were grateful to learn that although Golding's vision of humanity is dark, there exists the hope that we can rise above our cruelty to cooperate and survive.

  2. Yes! I read that article. Amazing! Golding was not, perhaps, the best judge of proper human behavior... :)