Lesson 1 (from Author's Note)
The student will read aloud the Author's Note in class.
The student will discuss motivation and explain why Jon Krakauer wrote the book, Into The Wild.
1. Teacher calls on several students to read aloud the Author's Note.
2. Class has a discussion about the meaning of motivation.
3. Students will select passages in the Author's Note that illustrate Jon Krakauer's motivation for writing the book.
Look up OUTSIDE Magazine on the internet or see if you can find the January 1993 issue and bring Jon Krakauer's article, Death of an Innocent, to class. [Note: The article is in the archives of OUTSIDE Magazine http://outside.away.com/outside/features/1993/1993_into_the_wild_1.html]
Lesson 2 (from Author's Note)
The student will report on Krakauer's article, Death of an Innocent, which was the first step toward writing the book, Into The Wild.
The student will debate whether...
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