Lord of the Flies Final Argument Essay


This Lord of the Flies essay is the perfect was to end your novel unit because it combines the novel and a nonfiction article (included). This argument essay includes all of the resources you need to walk your students through the writing process: a Lord of the Flies argument writing prompt, graphic organizers, collaborative brainstorming activity, multiple essay outlines, peer edit form, and two grading rubrics.


– a CCSS aligned argumentative essay prompt

– two different grading rubrics (a 100 point rubric and a rubric that allows you to write in your own points values)

– a peer editing form

– a five paragraph essay outline (3 versions)

– a collaborative brainstorming poster project

– two graphic organizers to help students organize their thoughts

– a thesis generator handout.

This resource is also included in my Lord of the Flies Teaching Unit

Lord of the Flies Teaching Resources:

Lord of the Flies/William Golding Common Core Bell Ringers

Lord of the Flies Character Analysis Graphic Organizers

SMARTePlans Lord of the Flies Digital Interactive Notebook