The Call of the Wild: Biography

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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 his life before considering their own education. Individuals write brief essays about their reading habits and educational experiences, relating their own lives to London's struggle. See the materials tab for links to the referenced essays and handouts.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • The audio guide is engaging and builds a connection between London's life and his writing
Cons

  • Be sure to listen to the audio guide before class; you may wish to split it up over a few days or pause before too much of the plot of The Call of the Wild is given away