Quick, fun, & meaningful lesson that delves into a classic American novel and you don't even need the book! First, the book is summarized for the students. Next, students are given a figurative language guide that defines key figurative language terms. Finally, students are given a 1-page worksheet with 30 quotes taken from the novel, all containing figurative language that students must identify.
Aligns to Common Core State Standard/College & Career Ready Standard L.5 (Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.)
The book is The Call of the Wild by Jack London and is FREE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN such as at http://london.sonoma.edu/writings/CallOfTheWild/