Into the Wild Chapter Questions - mrsjankowski.com

Into the Wild Chapter Questions - mrsjankowski.com

Into the Wild Activities I can: RN 3.1 Analyze authors choices in structure/ story development RN 2.1 Cite textual evidence to support my analysis SL.2.1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions on texts, and issues, building on others ideas and expressing personal ideas clearly and persuasively. SL.2.2 Stimulate a thoughtful, well-reasoned debate and exchange of ideas by referring to specific evidence from materials under study SL.2.4 Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives

Ch 1-2 Infer traits of Chris- Support with textual evidence Inference Evidence Ch 1-2 Writers Workshop I can: develop appropriate tone, and use sensory language and elevated vocabulary

Using descriptive language, draft a reaction from 1 of the 6 people that stumbled upon Chriss body in the bus on September 6, 1992. write as if you are making an official statement (affidavit) to the Alaskan State Troopers. Ken Thompson (auto body shop owner, river crossing in vehicles ) Ferdie Swanson (construction worker) Gordon Samel (employee, first to touch sleeping bag, opinionated)

Butch Killian (coal miner, EMT, hunter from Healy, wanted to wait for state troopers) Anchorage couple (too upset by the note to look) Focus on: setting, why you were there, Ch 3-4 Compare/Contrast the views of. How would each view the life Chris

was leading? Compare/Contrast His actual home in Annandale, Virginia to his chosen home in Carthage, South Dakota with Wayne Westerburg Ch 3 Ch 5 & 6 Divided Socratic Seminar 12 A Alone: Select the 5 top key quotes/statements/commentary in your chapter

Together: Rank them in order of importance Determine the significance of each Swap Top 5 list with the other group, discuss Ch. 6 Return letter from Ron Franz Writers Workshop I can: develop appropriate tone, and use sensory language and elevated vocabulary

Reading about Rons attachment and fondness for Chris is heart wrenching. Draft a return letter/postcard to Chris in Alaska from Rons point of view. Incorporate key details from the text to support your tone, details, and word choices. Focus on: the advice, quotes, readings, and key words from Chriss letter (page 56-58) incorporating Chriss words and ideas that would have stood out to Ron

his newfound home on the bajada his dealing with the loss in his life he had tried to evade TUG of War + Prompt: Wacko Narcissist or Idealist Restate Prompt Answer Cite Evidence Edit

- TUG of War Prompt: - + Restate Prompt Answer Cite Evidence

Edit Tug of War Step 1- Select the debate topic Step 2- Draft your argument citing evidence Step 3- Swap and read each others, then post your post-it note Step 4- Swap groups and judge the responses, selecting a winner -Take differing points of view on the issue.

-Cite textual evidence to support your answer. Nice or hurtful Ideal or hypocrite Close or loner Planned or unplanned Accepting of gifts or autonomous Wandering or establishing roots Weak or strong Death wish or future book author Ch 5, 7, 8-9, 10 + NYT articles Pick 1

Chapter 5 Bullhead City (McDonalds, literature, beliefs) 38-46 Chapter 7 Carthage (father/son, sex, last goodbyes) 61-69 Chapter 8-9 Alaska (4 similar men who seek this lifestyle) Gene Rosellini 73-75 & Carl McCunn 80-84 John Waterman 75-80 Everett Ruess 89-96 Chapter 10 Fairbanks (news of his death hits the papers) 98-102 + 2 NY Times Articles 1. Write a 20-25 word summary of your section. Agree on key elements of your chapter. (Decide who presents) 2. Pick your 5-10 key lines, phrases, quotes, writings, dialogue that are critical

to understanding the mystery of Chris McCandless or those like him. -Rank their importance -Divide up each key line + determine significance (each person presents) 3. Question(s) for Discussion Decide on what part is critical/debatable in your chapter. How does this relate to some of the other contradictions in your chapter? Ch 8 Compare and Contrast the traits of McCandless in relation to each individual Krakauer tells us about Gene Rosellini 73-75 John Waterman 75-80

Carl McCunn 80-84 Analysis: Why does Krakauer include each person.what does this add to the story? How is your individual similar to Chris? How is your individual different than Chris? Ch. 8 Modern Day Supertramps Chapter 8 is all about the Supertramp type of man on the fringe.

Select one of the following individuals to research and report on. Richard Proenneke Eustace Conway Timothy Treadwell Inquiry Questions: What is this man known for? What ideals/way of life was he seeking? How does he compare/contrast to the McCandless type? Silent Debate Respond in writing, independently Group discusses, debates, writes fina Rotate, read, discuss the other 3 top

Group 4 Group 1 Group 3 Group 2 Topics: Did Chris have a death wish or was he going to become one of the literary giants he admired?

Was Chris a loner or did he need social connections to others? Was Chris living the wild life or taking advantage of the friendliness of strangers? Was Chris planning/prepared or impulsive and free? Straight line debate Students will formulate as topics for their group to debate. Each person will write their argument prompt on the top of the page. We will rotate during a timed write, allowing each person to contribute to the silent debate. Cite evidence, make your case, etc. We will then allow for an open discussion of the key points made.

Each group will share out. Straight Line Debate: Student 1 Student 2 You must contribute something new/different to the student response above yours.

Student 3 Student 4 Cite textual evidence to defend you point of view Ch 10 Read the 2 New York Times Articles Chapter 11 As we read, keep a list of key traits

about each individual. Note any quotes, phrases, or information readers receive that sheds light on future Chriss actions. Walt McCandless Billie McCandless Teenaged Chris Chapter 11

-Post each of your cards on the windows with the rest of the class. -Select one of the characters and form a group. -Look at everyone's notes and formulate a response. -You will lead a discussion of your analysis- everyone speaks Teenaged Chris Walt McCandless Billie McCandless What stands out among these details as telling of his

future actions? How has each made Chris who he is? Chapter 11 Fishbowl/Hot Seat 2 Students Face Off On Topic Draw Names for Rounds Draw for Topic Questions Observer Hot Seat #1

Hot Seat #2 Observer Observer Observer CH 12-13 Ch 14-17

Writers Workshop I can: cite textual evidence to support analysis and interpretation develop appropriate tone, and use sensory language and elevated vocabulary organize writing by introducing, transitioning, and concluding View the movie trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw2WG2xCSxI Congratulations! Your production company has just purchased the movie rights to Krakauers book. Filming has just begun and you have been tasked to write a script for the trailer that will be shown in all of the marketing campaigns. Your trailer must: Capture the spirit of McCandless and his motivations for leaving his life behind Highlight some of his adventures and misadventures

Hint at some of his personal issues and contradictions Intrigue your audience enough to come and see the film Begin by listing possible subject matter; brainstorm a list of phrases and wording appropriate for your draft; Names: __________________ _____________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________

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Using supporting evidence from the text, draft Missing persons report (parents, friends) Medical/Crime Scene Investigation scientific write up Obituary for the newspaper by his sister Postcard from Chris in Alaska to ---Focus on tone, purposeful vocabulary choices, sensory language use as much textual evidence and specific detail from the book as you can Select one photo for the paper Name: __________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________

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Crime Scene Investigation -Items found on body -Injuries/Condition of Body -Witness Interview Evidence -Journal (1st person) Evidence

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