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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the...
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Call of The Wild

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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The Call of the Wild

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jack London's books feature male characters, but that doesn't mean they're just for boys! Chelsea Clinton and Shanna Peeples discuss the underlying messages of love and sacrifice in The Call of the Wild, as well as the conflict of man...
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The Call of the Wild

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
The Yukon provides plenty of opportunity for adventure. A study guide for The Call of the Wild by Jack London, also the author of White Fang, helps readers navigate the novel which is set in Yukon, Canada. Chapter summaries give a quick...
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White Fang

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Jack London's adventurous novel White Fang may seem removed from students' everyday lives, but with an engaging set of reading activities, learners can relate to the story's themes. A three-page assignment delves into the novel before,...
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White Fang

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When a person is stuck in the wilderness, it helps to have a friend. An eBook version of White Fang by Jack London tells the story of a man and a dog/wolf that becomes his companion. A table of contents outlines each of the five sections...
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Writing About Literature: What Is Happiness?

For Students 8th Standards
Jack London's heart for adventure has come to define the spirit of America and its frontier. Selected passages from the foreword The Cruise of the Snark take eighth graders through London's construction and voyage of his ship before...
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Sample Lessons and Worksheets

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If you need to bulk up your reading comprehension worksheet collection, take a look at a resource that includes graphic organizers and reading comprehension questions. The series of 50 worksheets addresses novels such as Julie of the...
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Winged Blackmail

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Here is an excellent resource to complement your study of short stories in your class! After reading Jack London's "Winged Blackmail," learners then respond to several text-based and discussion questions focusing on the theme of fear in...
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The Call of the Wild: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Call of the Wild: The Plot Unfolds

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Call of the Wild: Jack London's Writing Style

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Expand your pupils' understanding of the book The Call of the Wild by Jack London by looking at his style and artistic vision. Class members examine the text and find instances of naturalism, eventually discussing a quote by London about...
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The Call of the Wild: Character Development

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Call of the Wild: Symbols and Metaphors

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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. The...
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The Call of the Wild: Characters

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Cover the canine characters in The Call of the Wild through discussion and writing. Small groups complete a jigsaw-style activity, with each group focusing on one dog and using textual evidence to back up their ideas. Next, individuals...
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The Call of the Wild: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Call of the Wild: Culture and History

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild is set during the Yukon Gold Rush and describes the harsh environment of the Klondike. Ask your class to describe the Klondike and consider the motivation needed to take a journey like the one so...
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The Call of the Wild: Biography

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Take a look at the role of education in Jack London's life, and in your pupils' lives. Class members listen to the audio guide for Jack London's The Call of the Wild, which includes biographical information, and read information about...
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Chapter Tableaux: Visualizing The Call of the Wild

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Do your young readers have difficulty visualizing what they read? Although the activity described here is for The Call of the Wild, the strategy could be used with any narrative. At the conclusion of each chapter of Jack London’s novel,...
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The Call of the Wild: Chapter 4 Study Guide

For Students 7th - 9th
Events in Chapter 4 of Jack London's The Call of the Wild, are the focus of a comprehension quiz that asks readers to identify the details the writer uses to create an impression of the characters.
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Hubris Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Bring this lesson on hubris to your short story unit. After reading Jack London's "To Build a Fire," young readers discuss the role of hubris in the protagonist's death. The lesson has connections to other short stories, such as "The...
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A Literature of Democracy

For Teachers 12th
Read excerpts from Ralph Waldo Emerson's speech "American Scholar" to address and analyze passages from American literary works. Seniors will discuss three quotations from the text and read excerpts from the address. They then work in...
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The Call of the Wild: What Makes a Book Great?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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CLOZE PROCEDURE for The Call of the Wild, by Jack London

For Teachers 7th - 9th
An advocate of the cloze procedure to determine what learners already know about a topic?  Class members listen to an excerpt from The Call of the Wild and then fill in the blanks on their cloze copy of the passage.  Directions for...