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Identify and Explain Key Characters and their Development in 'Lord of the Flies'

In this activity, students will be assessed on their ability to identify and explain key characters and their development in 'Lord of the Flies'.

'Identify and Explain Key Characters and their Development in 'Lord of the Flies'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   AQA, Eduqas, Pearson Edexcel,

Curriculum topic:   Modern Texts: Prose, Post-1914 Prose / Drama, Post-1914 Play or Novel

Curriculum subtopic:   Lord of the Flies

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

What do you already know about the characters in 'Lord of the Flies?'



Boy playing in the mud



There are a lot of characters in 'Lord of the Flies'!



The main characters we follow are Ralph, Piggy, Jack, Simon and Roger.

In the exam, you may be asked about how Golding has presented a particular character in the novel.



This activity will help you to revise some of the most important features of the characters from 'Lord of the Flies'.


You should always refer to your own copy of the book when working through the activities. The quotations are for reference only.


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