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Study Guide

“The debate over what killed Chris McCandless, and the related question of whether he is worthy of admiration, has been smoldering and occasionally flaring for more than two decades now,” Krakauer wrote in the lead to his latest article, posted on Medium. (A version of the article is also included as an afterword in the newest edition of Into the Wild.) If you’ve been following Krakauer’s work—he outlined his fifth theory in an article published last spring on NewYorker.com—you’ll see that the new piece is more an overview of his research from the past two decades than a new proposition...

(background included in the article, full article included below)

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The Vocabulary for each chapter is listed at the top of the study guide questions. Please refer to the definitions prior to reading to enhance your understanding and build your vocabulary. Here are flashcards to help you master the words for a later date. While there are a significant number of words, 140 have been selected for you to learn over the course of your reading. Many have been the focus of the ACT/SAT vocabulary and/or may be selected for future use.



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Homework Due 2/16

Answer the following study guide questions. Only handwritten assignments will be accepted.

Chapter One: 3,4,5,6,7,14

Chapter Two: 1,2,4,5

Chapter Three: 3,4,6,8

Chapter Four: 1,2,4,6,8,10,12,15


Homework Due 2/22

Answer the following study guide questions. Only handwritten assignments will be accepted.

Chapter Five: 4,6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Chapter Six: 6, 11, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19

Chapter Seven: 2, 4, 6, 7

Chapter Eight: 1,3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Chapter Nine: 2,3


Homework Due 3/3

Answer the following study guide questions. Only handwritten assignments will be accepted.

Chapter Ten: 1,3,4,6

Chapter Eleven: 1,3,4,5,7,8

Chapter Twelve: 4,8,9,10,11,13,15

Chapter Thirteen: 1,5,6,7

Chapter Fourteen: 2,3,4,5,6,11


Homework Due 3/7

Answer the following study guide questions. Only handwritten assignments will be accepted.

Chapter 15: 4,6,9,10,11

Chapter 16:4,5,6,7,9,11,12,13

Chapter 17: 3,6,8,9,10,11,12

Chapter 18: 2,3,6,10,11

Epilogue: 1-5