As the main character, Buck, begins to learn the harsh lessons of his new environment, the reader witnesses Buck's struggle to adapt to the Artic. Using this discussion and cloze note system, teachers can look more closely at the "kill or be killed", "survival of the fittest", and the dynamic nature of Buck with their students.
The discussion and notes - approx. 20 minutes of class time. Student's cloze note included with the discussion.
Perfect way to close read passages with students and have them find the evidence to support this thematic discussion!