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					KUDos:
Know:           -    Plot, setting, character, theme, poetic language
                -    Vocabulary: feigned, callowness, slovenly, unwieldly, inexorable, formidable,
                     indeterminate, Q. E. D., perambulating, monosylabic, as part of the student’s
                     passive vocabulary and a few will become part of the active vocabulary
         -           Reading strategies: question, clarify, predict, connect, evaluate
Understand:         - How this novel relates to the body of literature they are familiar with.
         -           Why reading fiction connects one to one’s culture
         -           That a larger vocabulary allows one to express oneself better
Do:      -           Read The Call of the Wild Use the reading strategies
         -           define feigned, callowness, slovenly, unwieldly, inexorable, formidable,
                     indeterminate, Q. E. D., perambulating, monosylabic; use them in a sentence
                     and draw a representative picture.
                -    Summarize plot
                -    Describe characters
                -    Describe setting
                -    Describe a conflict
                -    Explain theme
                -    Explain what a foil (poetic language) is and how it’s used in this book




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Reading Jou rnal R equirements
Directions: fold each page in half. Write the information given to you (the material in black
text on this page) on the left side of the page. Leave the space indicated so you can write
your answers, explanations, and examples on the right side of the page. For an advanced
proficient score you must include additional information.

The Call of t he Wild
Chapter 5: "Th e Toil of Trace and Trail"
Jack Lon don
Reading Strategies: Write an example of how you are using this strategy during the
reading of this chapter. Write your example in complete sentences and explain it thoroughly.
      Clarify                                    half page
        Evaluate                                          half page
Vocabulary: Write a definition for each term and write your own sentence using the term.


        Feigned (p. __)                                   Definition: two lines     Picture
                                                          Sentence: two lines
        Callowness (p. __)                                Definition: two lines     Picture
                                                          Sentence: two lines
        Slovenly (p. __)                                  Definition: two lines     Picture
                                                          Sentence: two lines
        Unwieldly (p. __)                                 Definition: two lines
                                                                                    Picture
                                                          Sentence: two lines
        Inexorable (p. __)                                Definition: two lines
                                                                                    Picture
                                                          Sentence: two lines
        Formidable (p. __)                                Definition: two lines
                                                          Sentence: two lines       Picture

        Indeterminate (p. __)                             Definition: two lines
                                                          Sentence: two lines       Picture

        Q.E.D. (p. __)                                    Definition: two lines
                                                          Sentence: two lines       Picture

        Perambulating (p. __)                             Definition: two lines
                                                          Sentence: two lines       Picture
        Monosylabic (p. __)                               Definition: two lines
                                                          Sentence: two lines       Picture




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Setting: Describe the setting at the beginning of the chapter and any significant changes.
     Setting                                      eight lines
Characters: Describe the character in detail. Give two examples of things he or she has
done in the chapter.
      Buck                                     Behavior: three lines
        Billee                                            Behavior: three lines
        Joe                                               Behavior: three lines
        Sol-leks                                          Behavior: three lines
        Pike                                              Behavior: three lines
        Dub                                               Behavior: three lines
        Teek                                              Behavior: three lines
        Koona                                             Behavior: three lines
        The Scotch half breed                             Behavior: three lines
        Hal                                               Description: three lines
        Charles                                           Description: three lines
        Mercedes                                          Description: three lines
        John Thornton                                     Description: three lines
Conflict: Describe one of the main conflicts in this chapter.
     The team vs. time and effort                  seven lines
     The team vs. Hal, Charles, & Mercedes
     Hal vs. John Thornton
Plot: Summarize the main events of the chapter.
      Summary                                   half page
Theme: What value that society holds is being exposed.
    Stupidity                                   half page
Poetic Language: Include at least one quote showing use of metaphor, simile, hyperbole,
allusion, onomatopoeia, or alliteration. (In your The Language of Literature see the
“Literary Handbook,” page 812 for more) Explain what kind of language is being used and
how.
       Alliteration                                Quote: three lines
                                                   Explanation: five lines




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