5 lessons including:
- Inside the Mind of Chris McCandless
A ranking and justification task that uses Blooms to develop an understanding between the reader and Chris McCandless.
- McCandless' Journey Across America Dominoes Game
A fun and interactive way to become familiar with the vast list of characters McCandless meets as he travels across America.
Students create a timeline then evaluate which memories might have been the most significant for McCandless.
- Understanding McCandless
A higher order thinking task which starts with a simple plot development and then extends to focus on the word 'significance' with De Bono inspired questions before finishing with an evaluative statement, 'In what manner do you judge McCandless?'
- What Motivates Chris McCandless?
Examines the extracts found highlighted in the Fairbanks bus with the rest of McCandless' possessions.