Call of the Wild Reading Activity
Upon completion of reading Chapter One of Call of the Wild by Jack London, students will be introduced to the Santa Clara News weebly site. Students should review the tasks, resources, and evaluation pages on the site.
2 Direct Instruction
Students will continue reading the novel, Call of the Wild by Jack London. Students will read independently, and at times, as a class, but will complete the tasks with one partner. The chapters can be chunked and divided at the disgression of the teacher.
3 Guided Practice
Students will use the Weebly site to create their missing dog advertisement, three news articles, and map detailing detailing Buck's locations throughout the novel. Students can work on the assignments in class and collaborate with a partner. After completing chapter one, students should complete the first task, the missing dog ad. Throughout the reading of chapters two-six, students should write three news articles describing the recent sightings of Buck. After finishing the novel, students should complete the concluding activity, the map detailing Buck's journey throughout the book.
4 Independent Practice
As a result of this collaborative project-based learning assignments, students will complete a rubric and self-asses their work. Students will self-assess their missing dog advertisement, three news articles, and map.