Start this engaging non-fiction text right with these engaging activities for the Author's Note and first 3 chapters of Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild.
This 4-page PDF includes a worksheet for each section:
-Author's Note: "First Impressions" reader-response question (great for an introductory discussion) and KWL chart
-Chapter 1: Characterization activity (citing textual evidence)
-Chapter 2: Epigraph (author's purpose) & vocabulary
-Chapter 3: Close reading/annotation with graphic organizer