"Feral" is an Academy Award nominated short film about a boy who was raised in the wilderness and is taken to live in a civilized society where tries to survive the only way he knows how. This set of standards based lessons includes an examination of symbolism, conflict, and the identification of the Notice and Note signpost Again and Again. Students will explore comparisons between the situations in the film with those in the novel "The Wild Robot" through discussion activities, graphic organizers, and the essential question: What does it mean to live in an unnatural environment. The short film is 13 minutes long and is NOT included with the lesson. You can find the film on Amazon, iTunes, and possibly YouTube.