Friday, May 3, 2013

JOIN US TODAY FOR A LIVE "TWEET-UP"

 JOIN US TODAY (5/8) FOR A LIVE "TWEET-UP"

Today, each class will be participating in a live "Tweet-UP" focusing on 'Survival of the Fittest' and The Call of the Wild.  Each class will have 7 minutes for each of the 3 questions. 

Join us at:  #Neidlingerla7 

Times today:

9:25- 9:46 a.m.
10:30-10:51 a.m.
11:35-11:56 a.m.
1:15-1:36 p.m.
2:20-2:41 p.m.   

COME "TWEETING" WITH US!

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STUDENT OBJECTIVES OF THE UNIT
 
Click on the following link and answer today's  
 (watch the live results below)
 




STUDENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

EXPLAIN why the novel is a good example of naturalistic writing.

CITE examples from the novel for the following literary elements and terms:
a.  naturalism
b.  anthropomorphism
c.  symbolism
d.  irony

EXPLAIN why this novel is considered "episodic."

CONSTRUCT inferences about the plot and characters

* INTERPRET and cite evidence for the themes in the novel-
a.  Life in the Yukon is a constant struggle for survival and dominance.
b.  In some creatures, like Buck, the primitive lies just below the surface and, given the right conditions, will easily come forth.
c.  Life is a struggle against a harsh environment
d.  The "call" of wilderness represents adventure, strength, hardship, and Buck himself.

DEMONSTRATE how this novel illustrates and promotes Darwin's theory of "the survival of the fittest."



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