The next book that we will be reading is Call of the Wild by Jack London. Jack London is one America’s most beloved and respected authors. He relied upon much of his own experiences when writing his stories of adventure and nature. It will be your job to use the following Internet websites to discover exactly who Jack London was and what his life was like.
You may either type these websites into the address bar or you can go to my Sharepoint Website and click on the link in there.
http://www.getyourwordsworth.com/WORDSWORTH-JackLondon.html 1. What is Jack London’s birth name?
2. When and where was Jack London born?
3. Who did Jack believe that his father was until he was in his early twenties? Who was this man really?
4. At what grade did Jack drop out of school? How did he receive his education? Did he ever go back to school?
5. Name four out of the numerous jobs that Jack held over his lifetime.
6. When did Jack marry the love of his life? What was her name? Was this his first wife?
7. How many words a day did Jack London write when he first decided to become an author?