Lord of the Flies N arrativeWriting 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 find yourself writing letters to home chronicling the time on the island.
Form: narrative letters
Audience: classmates, parents, and teacher
Topic: describe time on a deserted island
Purpose: to entertain
Your prewriting and ideas for this assignment will be at first generated in class. In your letters consider addressing the following:
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 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.
Letter #1 – Exposition
Letter #2 – Missing Home
Letter #3 – A Conflict (internal or external)
Letter #4 – Heading Home - Rescued