The Call of the Wild Letter Writing Activity (Jack London)

Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Adult Education
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5 pages
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For or use with the text “The Call of the Wild,” by Jack London, this activity has students combine creative and real-world writing. Students will write a letter home from one or more characters in the text using a well-organized friendly letter. Also includes an optional tie-in envelope activity.


• Student printable with list of characters to choose for the letter home. Teacher can choose how many letters to be written (one or more). Includes rubric.

• Sample friendly letter (related to the text) with labels on parts of the letter

• Address an Envelope activity/ grading sheet (2 copes per page for saving paper)

• Sample Envelope with separate Parts of an Address labels

This item is a single file PDF.

This item is also included in The Call of the Wild Activity Bundle.

Please be aware that some students may find treatment of the dogs in the story objectionable.

This product uses the Project Gutenberg E-Text:

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Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
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