Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Should you teach Into the Wild?

Your students will love:
  • The truth-seeking, journalistic style of Krakauer’s account 
  • The youthful ambition and idealistic mind of the protagonist 

But your students may have problems with:
  • The tragic ending of the book. It is a sad but awe-inspiring story. 
  • Time jumps. Often, the author neglects to follow the chronological order of events in order to share the information at the most effective moments. 

For a complete Teacher's Guide to Into the wild visit

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