Ch 10: Teaching Jack London Books & Stories

About This Chapter

Use the lesson plans provided in this teacher resource chapter to teach the books and stories of Jack London to your students. It's easy to incorporate these lesson plans into your curriculum and use these teaching resources to supplement your existing instruction materials.

Teaching Jack London Books & Stories - Chapter Summary

Our fun chapter provides you with lesson plans and other resources for teaching some of the popular works of Jack London. Topics covered here include London's White Fang, The Call of the Wild and 'Up the Slide,' as well as summaries and histories for these works. Our plans and resources make it easy to upgrade or refresh your curriculum and engage your students with this material. You can access these resources 24 hours a day on your mobile device for convenient and flexible preparation.

How It Helps

  • Provides background: Enrich your students' learning experience by providing them with background, history and context to London's popular works of fiction.
  • Simplifies your planning: These lesson plans are ready to be worked directly into your curriculum, saving you time and making the lesson planning process less stressful.
  • Meets educational standards: Our lesson plans are written by professional instructors, so you can have confidence that what you're teaching meets all the appropriate educational criteria.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning lessons on Jack London's books and stories easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for specific Jack London topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your literature class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related lessons on Jack London's books and stories with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important concepts related to Jack London's books and stories from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant Jack London's books and stories-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

12 Lessons in Chapter 10: Teaching Jack London Books & Stories
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Jack London Lesson Plan

1. Jack London Lesson Plan

Educate your pupils about author Jack London with this helpful lesson plan. They will review a text lesson, take an accompanying follow-up quiz to demonstrate their grasp of the material, and participate in related activities.

The Call of the Wild Lesson Plan

2. The Call of the Wild Lesson Plan

Give students the opportunity to refine their comprehension of Jack London's 'A Call of the Wild' with this lesson. A text lesson and a video lesson provide key points on the story and an activity allows students the opportunity for revision. Optional activities and lesson are included for further study, if needed.

The Call of the Wild: Summary, Setting & Characters

3. The Call of the Wild: Summary, Setting & Characters

''The Call of the Wild'' is the story of survival and change in nature's harshest conditions, told through the story of a sled dog. Read a synopsis of this well-known story, and meet some of Jack London's vivid characters.

The Call of the Wild: Themes & Analysis

4. The Call of the Wild: Themes & Analysis

The book The Call of the Wild uses the characters, storyline and subject matter to explore ideas that almost all of us experience. This lesson will fill you in on these themes, help with understanding the storyline, and offer a few questions to test your comprehension.

White Fang Lesson Plan

5. White Fang Lesson Plan

Use this lesson plan to help you increase your students' understanding of the novel 'White Fang' by Jack London. Students will read a text lesson summarizing the book in three parts, discuss key plot lines, and analyze characters before applying concepts to an activity.

White Fang Book Summary

6. White Fang Book Summary

'White Fang' is a book about wolves and adventures. It was written long ago, in 1906, but it's still read by kids everywhere today. This lesson will teach you all about what happens in the book.

Up The Slide by Jack London Lesson Plan

7. Up The Slide by Jack London Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will help students understand how events in the story motivate characters' actions and how the characters' conflicting viewpoints create tension as they read, 'Up the Slide' by Jack London.

Up The Slide by Jack London Summary

8. Up The Slide by Jack London Summary

Jack London was known for writing stories about the classic conflict between humans and nature. This lesson will summarize the plot and structure of his short story ~'Up the Slide~', which tells Clay Dilham's attempt to tackle what he thinks is a simple task but turns out to be a test of the power of nature in the Klondike region.

To Build a Fire Discussion Questions

9. To Build a Fire Discussion Questions

Do you want to educate your students about the Klondike Gold Rush? 'To Build a Fire' is another tale of survival in the harsh Yukon by Jack London, and these discussion questions will be helpful in your teachings.

The Story of Keesh Discussion Questions

10. The Story of Keesh Discussion Questions

'The Story of Keesh' is a short story by Jack London about a young man who uses his head to become a great hunter and prove his worth. This asset provides discussion questions for classroom use.

Call of the Wild Unit Plan

11. Call of the Wild Unit Plan

Middle and high school students will get into the action of Jack London's seminal novel 'The Call of the Wild' with this unit plan. You can help them learn a great deal about the history, geography, and literary elements of the novel, and they'll have fun doing it!

White Fang Discussion Questions

12. White Fang Discussion Questions

'White Fang' is a novel by Jack London about the challenging life of a wolf in the Yukon. This asset contains classroom discussion questions about this novel.

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