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To Build A Fire
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  • 1. To Build a Fire<br />By Jack London (1902)<br />
  • 2. To Build A Fire<br />http://www.jacklondons.net/buildafire.html<br />
  • 3. Vocabulary<br />Intangible<br />Chechaquo<br />Niggerheads<br />Monotonously<br />Crypts<br />Smote<br />Poignant<br />Threshing<br />Appeasingly<br />Mincingly<br />
  • 4. Yukon Territory<br />You are a visitor to the Yukon.<br />The territory is unknown to you.<br />The temperature is fifty degrees below zero.<br />What three items would you most want with you to help you survive the freezing temperatures?<br />
  • 5. Question For Thought<br />How would you describe the man in London’s story?<br />How experienced and well prepared for this journey is the man?<br />Do you think a guide or a map would be handy to have?<br />
  • 6. Traveling Concerns<br /> 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?<br />
  • 7. Things To Think About<br />List at least three things the traveler does wrong?<br />What sort of foreshadowing do you get from the descriptions of the dog?<br />How would the story change if told from a different point of view?<br />
  • 8. Questions For Thought<br />What person or thing would you miss the most from home?<br />What is your most comforting item? Why?<br />
  • 9. Get Ready To Discover<br />We will break into 4 groups of 4-5.<br />Each group will take a topic to research on the Internet we will spend the rest of class today and the next two days researching and preparing to share what you’ve discovered with your classmates.<br />
  • 10. The Assignment<br />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. Be creative!<br />
  • 11. Assignment Topics<br />Author – Jack London<br />The Yukon Territory<br />Frostbite<br />Hypothermia<br />Wilderness Survival<br />Emergency Preparedness<br />Snow Travel<br />
  • 12. Credits<br />Story<br />London, Jack To Build A Fire (1902) Youths Companion May 29, 1902<br />Images<br />Microsoft clip art<br />pixdaus.com<br />grizzlymedia.wordpress.com<br />movingincanada.com<br />Microsoft clip art<br />280slides.com<br />waynehodgins.typepad.com<br />practicalsurvivor.com<br />http://www.jacklondons.net/buildafire.html<br />bible.ca<br />fashionmas.com<br />virtualad.com.cn<br />symonsez.wordpress.com<br />mckinley.illinois.edu<br />
  • 13. Credits<br />Images Continued<br />east-buc.k12.ia.us<br />agas-lizard.blogspot.com<br />waterford.k12.mi.us<br />grangerhomestead.org<br />tvshowsondvd.com<br />Sounds<br />Fish and Wildlife Service (wolves)<br />Animals Pictures Archives Animal Sounds (owls)<br />Soundhunter.com (wind)<br />The Recordist (crackling ice)<br />

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