White Fang

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, during, and after reading for a multi-faceted educational experience.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign for homework after reading White Fang
  • Project onto the whiteboard and complete the charts as a class
  • Expand the last writing prompt into a full-length argument essay, complete with examples from the text
Classroom Considerations

  • Does not include an answer key, but several sections of the text rely on varied student responses
  • Page numbers are based on a specific version of the book; you may need to modify the numbers according to your own class set
Pros

  • Encourages learners to check the text when verifying their answers
  • Addresses a variety of language arts skills
Cons