Teacher Guide

The Jungle Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

Every classroom is different, but the social themes and visceral descriptions of The Jungle may be of interest to many adolescent students. These lessons and activities provide many different approaches to the text; select those that best suit the strengths and interests of your own class.

The short answer questions in this guide are meant to assess reading recall, and they mainly cover concrete information in the text. Alternatively, the thought questions are meant to stimulate discussion. Customize them to suit your students' needs and consider re-purposing them as essay questions for the end of the unit. If you choose to re-purpose them in this way, students should develop more formal...

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