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  • 1. To Build A Fire Jack London (1902) Powerpoint Presentation by Susan Miller
  • 2. Yukon Territory
      • You are a visitor to the Yukon.
      • The territory is unknown to you.
      • The temperature is fifty degrees below zero.
      • What three things would you want with you to help you survive the freezing temperatures?
  • 3. Questions For Thought
      • Your alone in a wilderness you don't know.
      • Do you think a guide or a map would be handy? Why?
  • 4. Vocabulary
      • Intangable
      • Niggerheads
      • Monotonosly
      • Crypts
      • Smote
      • Poignant
      • Threshing
      • Allegance
      • Appeasingly
      • Mincingly
  • 5. Things To Think About
      • List at least three things the traveler does wrong?
      • What sort of foreshadowing do you get from the discriptions of the dog?
      • What do you think will happen to the traveler?
  • 6. Traveling Concerns
    • Being alone in the wilderness raises lots of concerns. In what order would you look to satisfy your survival needs? Food, water, fire, shelter. Which is the most urgent? Why?
  • 7. Questions For Thought
    • What person or thing would you miss the most from home?
    • What is your most comforting item?
    • Why?
  • 8. Get Ready To Discover
      • We will break into 4 groups of 4-5.
      • Each group will take one topic to research on the Internet.
      • We will spend the rest of class & the next two days researching & preparing to share what you've discovered with your classmates.
  • 9. The Assignment
    • Find as much information as you can in two days. You will present your findings to class. You may use any means to display and present your information.
  • 10. Assignment Topics
    • Author - Jack London
    • The Yukon Territory
    • Frostbite
    • Hypothermia
    • Wilderness Survival
    • Emergancy Prepardness
    • Snow Travel