Language Objective: I will reflect on and analyze central themes in Into the Wild.
1. Bell Work: Read your Quarter 2 book for 15 minutes.
2. Reading Journal, write for 5 minutes:
Do you appreciate the way your book is written?
Does the author use vivid and beautiful language?
Is the author’s style interesting and captivating?
3. Daily Dose of Grammar:
Which of the following is not a fragment?
- The cat with nine lives.
- Although he fell 20 feet.
4. Write for 10 minutes on how "Return to the Wild" changed your perspective on what happened to Chris McCandless.
5. What are some things the documentary and Into the Wild do NOT address that may have been a factor in Chris McCandless’ decision to leave and his ultimate death?
6. What does or doesn’t make documentaries like "Return to the Wild" make a credible source when looking at what motivated Chris McCandless?
7. Brainstorm and list 5 criteria: What makes a source credible?
8. Click on and complete ITW Themes Assignment.
9. Write down any unanswered questions you still have about Into the Wild.
10. Exit Ticket:
Take 10 minutes to write on the following: Would you label Chris McCandless a hero, somebody to be admired, or a fool, who made many tragic mistakes? Is Chris somebody to be admired or somebody who should be pitied for his foolish mistakes?
Explain your thoughts thoroughly.
- Reading Journal and Grammar
- Reflection on "Return to the Wild"
- Notes on "What makes a source credible?"
- ITW Themes Assignment
- Exit Ticket