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White Fang

For Students 4th - 8th
Keep readers on track during a unit on Jack London's White Fang with a series of comprehension activities. They check in with various questions about events and characters from the book while reading chapters 1-9. 
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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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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 Questions for Study

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 6 short answer and essay questions about Jack London's White Fang. Students may check some of their answers online.
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White Fang Teacher's Notes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
If you're looking for a way to structure your unit on Jack London's White Fang, use a well-organized guide to bring the intrigue of the novel to your middle school classroom. Covering a biography of the author, main background and...
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Jack London's The Call of the Wild: "Nature Faker"?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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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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White Fang Activity Book

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Practice vocabulary and grammar with a series of activities from Jack London's White Fang. Middle schoolers fill in missing phrases, choose which story events are true or false, and practice key vocabulary words in a packet of...
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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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White Fang by Jack London

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 6 short answer and essay questions based on White Fang. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the bottom of the page.
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Investigating Jack London's White Fang: Nature and Culture Detectives

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Pupils explore images of the Klondike and read Jack London's White Fang to become culture and nature detectives. In this novel analysis lesson plan, students analyze the setting of the novel and the ways London portrays nature and...
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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 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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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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Crane, London, and Literary Naturalism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze "To Build a Fire" by Jack London and "The Open boat" by Stephen Crane. They write an essay in which they compare and contrast the narrators and plots in each story.
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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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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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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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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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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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White Fang

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Some say a wild heart cannot be tamed. However, after much time and patience, Weedon Scott, a character in White Fang, finds this is not true. Scholars read the full text about a wolf, White Fang, separated from his mom and living a...
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Knowledge or Instinct? Jack London's "To Build a Fire"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students closely read " To Build a Fire," to explore the use of narrative point of view and debate the distinction between knowledge and instinct. The elements of literary naturalism and how they relate to Jack London's work is examined...
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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: 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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