The Call of the Wild: Character Development

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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. Individuals or small groups can choose from the list of characters or you can assign them and conduct a jigsaw-style discussion.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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  • The resource includes a list of human characters, each paired with a question about their relationship to the dogs
  • A homework assignment is included to keep the class on track with the reading

  • You may need to decide on the exact structure of the lesson, since the plan is a bit vague