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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: 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...
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Vocabulary Strategy: Call of the Wild

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Here is a strategy for groups to contribute to whole class vocabulary development. Teams (based on seating rows) work together to look up dictionary definitions of words from upcoming sections of the book (though previous sections seem...
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Studying "To Build A Fire" by Jack London

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Your advanced middle school and high school readers explore plot structure by analyzing a classic Jack London story "To Build a Fire." Class members identify setting, characters, and plot. They participate in a discussion about the...
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Jack London - The Call of the Wild

For Students 7th - 9th
A tale of adventure and woe, The Call of the Wild tends to be very memorable. How much do you remember? A lot of summary is included in the questions for this quiz that focus on characters from the novel.
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Jack London's The Call of the Wild: "Nature Faker"?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine how Jack London tells a story from the point of view of an animal. They read and discuss primary source documents, analyze text and excerpts, complete a chart, and explore various websites.
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The Call of the Wild by Jack London: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
Online quizzes can be fun for testing reading comprehension, so your class may enjoy these 15 questions on London's Call of the Wild. However, keep in mind that these Fun Trivia quizzes can be made by anyone, so the educational merit may...
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Call of the Wild: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
You may want to recommend that your class check out this online quiz on Call of the Wild as a means of self-assessing basic reading comprehension; however, it lacks the rigor necessary for a worthy assignment.
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The Call of the Wild

For Students 7th - 8th
Who's Buck? Give your pupils this short quiz to test reading comprehension, or choose specific questions from the document to include in a more comprehensive unit test.