Unit 1: human nature “Childhood is a disease -- a sickness that you grow out of.” WILLIAM GOLDING, London Guardian, Jun. 22, 1990 Lord of the Flies is "an attempt to trace the defects of society back to the defects of human nature." WILLIAM GOLDING
Unit 1 = 30%6 hr Exploration – 1hr recordingResponse – 2000 words This time you will achieve in this unit!
We will express an issue: the defects of human nature…
Jamie Bulgerhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/mar/03/james-bulger-case-venables-thompson and http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/bulger and news report (see blog home page) ‘Lord of the Flies’ movie transcript ‘Lord of the Flies’ movie extracts ‘Lord of the Flies’ novel extracts http://www.zbths.org/165310818145034323/lib/165310818145034323/_files/LOTF.pdf
The defects of human nature…go on to devise a group piece – do we all have a killer instinct? …of a brutal scene from the novel ‘Lord of the Flies’ …monologue of the child killers of Jamie Bulger – movement to support …interview of a child murdered – from LOTF or Jamie Bulger case …act out LOTF using transcript http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/drama/activities/marking_moment/marking_the_moment.shtml