Several standards are met with this "To Build a Fire" mini unit teaching pack Students will step into the shoes of the traveler in the pre-reading activities and explore the Alaskan terrain, answer text-based questions, read about a real-life survivor and make comparisons, and analyze the film version of this text. Each activity is designed with the teen audience in mind from its content, rigor, and visual appeal.
Links to Texts, Audio, and Movie
Pre-Reading Group Activity (link provided)
Text-Based Comprehension Questions with answers
Nonfiction Paired Reading (with answers)
Skills Focus Tasks (with answers)
-Cause and Effect
-Setting Affects Plot Gallery Walk (Can also be used as pre-reading)
Two Writing Prompts
How-To Creative Exercise
Movie Viewing Guide (with suggested answers)
Interested in more of my literature units?
American Literature Full Curriculum
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Rose for Emily
To Build a Fire
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