Kind of Activity:
Have students analyze McCandless' relationship with his family members
Common Core Standards:
As a group, talk about McCandless' family: his parents Billie and Walt, his grandfather Loren Johnson, his sister Carine. What do we know about each of their personalities? What did McCandless inherit from each of his parents? What did he rebel against?
Ask students to choose one family member and write a paragraph about his or her relationship with McCandless. Share as a class and discuss.
Ideas for Differentiated Instruction:
For students who need more...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 768 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 5117 literature essays, 1554 sample college application essays, 195 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.