Old Yeller Summary
Fred Gipson

Everything you need to understand or teach Old Yeller by Fred Gipson.

  • Old Yeller Summary & Study Guide
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Old Yeller Summary

In Old Yeller, Gipson skillfully works believable characters into an exciting plot in which wild bulls crash into a family's cabin, a bear nearly kills a young boy, and a wolf attacks a dog.

Even though modern young readers do not tend to have such dramatic adventures, they can easily empathize with Travis Coates, the novel's fourteen-yearold protagonist, as he reacts to these experiences. Like Travis, they may find that their mother relies...

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Lesson Plan

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