The Call of the Wild Teacher Resources
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New Review The Call of the Wild: Themes of the Novel
Jack London includes a great deal about the relationship between nature and civilization in his book The Call of the Wild. Ask your class members to examine this theme through discussion and writing. The resource includes quotes to focus on and questions to answer as your class moves through an exploration of theme in the novel.
7th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Call of the Wild: The Plot Unfolds
After completing The Call of the Wild, have your learners go over the plot. In small groups, pupils map the plot, making sure to include the important events listed on this page. Following this activity, individuals write about foreshadowing in the novel, taking note of specific textual evidence to support their ideas.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Call of the Wild: Character Development
While the main character of The Call of the Wild is Buck the dog, there is a cast of important human characters involved in the story. Ask your learners to take a look at these characters and examine the relationships between the human characters and animal characters.
7th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Call of the Wild: Narrative and Point of View
Examine Buck and the point of view of the narrator in Jack London's The Call of the Wild. Start off with small group discussion. The plan provides three passages for group members to analyze. Next, ask individuals to flip the relationship between main character and narrator and narrate stories from their own lives, but from the point of view of a pet or other animal.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Call of the Wild: Symbols and Metaphors
Take a close look at a specific passage in The Call of the Wild about the song of the huskies and discuss how this passage is related to metaphor and theme. Stay on the topic of metaphor and symbolism with a brief writing assignment.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Call of the Wild: What Makes a Book Great?
Close up your unit on The Call of the Wild by Jack London with an examination of what makes a book memorable and effective. During discussion, young scholars apply general qualities of a great book to The Call of the Wild and touch on the voice of the narrator and concerns and motivations of the characters in the novel.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Loading a Sled
In this reading response worksheet, students think about the necessities of life and loading a sled after reading Call of the Wild by Jack London. Students answer 10 true and false questions about what are true necessities for traveling in the icy North.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 20 Downloads
The Klondike Gold Rush
In this gold rush math learning exercise, learners first read a one page text about the history of the Klondike gold rush then answer 10 math word problems using the information in the text. This is related to the book The Call of the Wild.
5th - 6th Language Arts 12 Views 39 Downloads
Call of The Wild
Prompt your class to interact with Jack London's Call of the Wild. By analyzing the events in the novel, middle schoolers discover how human experiences create who a person becomes. They critique and analyze the reading, focusing on point of view and character perspective.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 91 Downloads