Reading Comprehension Template

This is a template of the reading comprehension map for Ms. Moix's English class.

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1. Summary

1.1. Pg 1-47,

1.2. Pg 48-95

1.3. Pg 96-143

1.4. Pg 144-190

2. General Info

2.1. 1954

2.2. Fiction, Young-adult fiction, Novel, Allegory, Speculative fiction

2.3. English

2.4. young children stuck on an island with out there parents and have to survive

3. Author

3.1. William Golding

3.2. Birth: September 19, 1911, Death: June 19, 1993

3.3. England

3.4. British novelist William Golding wrote the critically acclaimed classic Lord of the Flies, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983.

4. Characters

4.1. Ralph: He is the good guy and is always trying to do the right thing for the camp even though Jack is always doing unnecessary things.

4.2. Piggy: He was good friends with Ralph stuck through it the whole way, It was tough for him because of the idiot Jack was.

4.3. Jack: He was a good guy with Ralph but then turned really foolish because of him wanting to be chief in command ,Because of this he made his own group telling the people that joined wrong things.

5. Vocabulary

5.1. Section 1

5.1.1. Foliage. He put on his glasses, waded away from Ralph, and crouched down among the tangled foliage. I think foliage is a type of plant or something.

5.1.2. Conch. A conch; ever so expensive. A shell that has sometimes a good sound and a bad sound. I think Conch is a shell that makes noise like a horn

5.2. Section 2

5.2.1. Littluns. They faced each other on the bright beach, astonished at the rub of feeling. Ralph looked away first, pretending interest in a group of littluns on the sand. If you read more in the book you will find out that they are little children.

5.2.2. Creepers. The air here was dark too, and the creepers dropped their ropes like the rigging of foundered ships. I think this means that they were creeped or scared by something

5.3. Section 3

5.3.1. Mutinously. Mutinously, the boys fell silent or muttering. Mutinously may mean to me that they were silent because of something.

5.3.2. Uncompromising. So they proceeded after that as if they were climbing a dangerous mountain, until the rocks became an uncompromising cliff, overhung with impossible jungle and falling sheer into the sea. Uncompromising means to me that it is not possible to promise because of something is acting.

5.4. Section 4

5.4.1. Biguns. The four biguns crept into the shelter and burrowed under the leaves. Biguns may meant to me that it is a fat guy or woman.

5.4.2. Obscurity. The savage peered into the obscurity beneath the thicket. this may mean that the savage is looking into the plain.

6. Plot

6.1. Children are stuck on an island

6.2. The boys have to survive on an island together but it doesn't always go well

6.3. The boys didn't really work together correctly

6.4. Jack leaves Ralph because they weren't getting along. Jacks group raids Ralph's

6.5. Ralph and his group run away from Jacks group because of the threat of Jacks group

6.6. A Cost guard from the ocean comes and sees a fire on the island and sees that there are kids so he gets them.

7. Themes, Allusions & Symbols

7.1. Sometimes you need to stick through hard situations that you're not always fond of

7.2. One "Symbol" is The Island. The tropical island, with its bountiful food and untouched beauty, symbolizes paradise. Although there may be monsters on the Island

7.3. The Island wasn't always an Island of fun. It may have been very rough sometimes with Jack the so called king or the Island of Monsters.