Literature: "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London
These sites are about the novel and author Jack London. There are author biographies, book summaries, lesson plans, and several study guides with suggested activities. Also includes online quizzes and audio and video clips. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on the Iditarod.
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This brief article explains how the book was published and its influence on modern literature.
Teachers Novel Guide
This guide includes a book summary, discussion questions, and cross-curricular activities.
Vocabulary and Questions
This site includes questions and vocabulary studies relating to each chapter.
Online Version: "The Call of the Wild"
This site has a free online version of Jack London's "The Call of the Wild".
This comprehensive project includes some interactive activities on vocabulary studying, gold math problems, and chapter quizzes. Includes information on dog breeds and maps of the Yukon territory.
This pdf guide includes an author study and some activity sheets.
Learn the context of the novel, study the character analysis, and try the online quiz.
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Vocabulary Words and Crossword Puzzles
This site has chapter by chapter vocabulary words for the book. Students can use this site as a resource while reading to expand their vocabulary. Also included are crossword puzzles using the vocabulary words.
Learn more about Jack London at this site. Includes a biography, timeline, a list of his works, images, and an audio clip.
This site has chapter summaries, character and theme analyses, and discussion questions.
Watch this video clip about Jack London and his ranch.
Lesson Plan: The Call of the Wild: "Nature Faker"?
This lesson plan explores Jack London's approach to telling this story from an animal's point of view. Discuss an explore why the author chose this point of view and what impact it had on how the story was told.
eThemes Resource: Iditarod
Learn more about the Iditarod Dog Sled race in Alaska. Read about the history, teams, dogs, and much more. Includes interviews with mushers and videos of the race and dogsledding. Some sites offer ideas for classroom activities. Includes an eThemes Resource on Alaska.
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