Lord of the Flies - Ch. 1
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by Eric Bryan
| 18 Questions
PART 1:
Directions: Read each of the questions below carefully and answer them in complete sentences. Use information and evidence from the novel to support your responses. Use the spaces provided to supply your answers.
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4
What item does Ralph find? How do all the boys know where to gather?
2
4
What method do the boys use to choose a leader? Who becomes the leader?
3
2
Explain how Ralph hurts Piggy’s feelings.
4
2
When Jack first arrives on the scene at the beach after Ralph uses the conch to call them all, Piggy grows intimidated by Jack and shrinks back behind Ralph. Using what you know about Piggy’s past, infer why he would do this.
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4
What opportunity does Jack miss at the end of the chapter? Infer why this happens to him.
6
2
What is the significance (importance) of Piggy’s plea to join the expedition? In other words, why is it so appealing to Piggy to go along with the others?
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6
By the end of the chapter, we know Piggy, Ralph, and Jack all have their own goals. Discuss each boy’s goal on the island.
8
4
Discuss your first impression of Jack. Make a prediction on the type of character he will be.
9
2
How does Piggy show himself to be the one most tied/connected to the world of adults?
10
2
How is Piggy indirectly responsible for the blowing of the conch?
11
2
Why is Ralph elected chief?
12
2
What is Ralph’s attitude toward Piggy in the first chapter?
PART 2:
Characters: Provide information about each of the following characters (attitude, personality, physical description, etc.) based on the text.
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13
2
Ralph:
14
2
Piggy:
15
2
Jack:
16
2
Johnny:
17
2
Simon:
18
2
Sam & Eric:
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