Wolves are wild animals, and most wildlife poses some degree of potential hazard to humans. Kapu, amaroqs son and eventual leader of the pack, is like a. Thoughtprovoking saga of inuit girl adopted by wolf pack. Yes the scene is tough but i am glad you plan to teach your girls about it. The story takes place in the tundra of alaska, in the modern day. Find examples of personification, simile, and metaphor in julie of the wolves.
Julie of the wolves jean craighead george paperback. Next week is banned books week, when libraries, bookstores, and schools set up displays and hold events to call attention to books that have been censored in some way. George wrote two sequels that were originally illustrated by wendell minor. This comprehensive book study includes vocabulary and comprehension questions for each part, as well as english activities and reading compre. Julie of the wolves npr coverage of julie of the wolves by jean craighead george. Julie of the wolves childrens book literature for kids. Alone and loston the north slope of alaska miyax want to read. Jean craighead george is the author of a very famous book julie of the wolves. She runs away toward san francisco, toward her pen pal, who calls her julie. Julie of the wolves section 1 vocabulary flashcards quizlet.
Jean craighead george is awesome the author of julie of the wolves has written over a hundred books for children. If you plan to read this book then do not read this book report, due to spoilers. Learn julie of the wolves with free interactive flashcards. It is the second sequel to the newbery medal winner julie of the wolves after julie, and the last in the julie of the wolves trilogy.
Winds scream across it, and the view in every direction is exactly the same. This book presents twelve facts about the bronze age, describing tools, architecture, religion, and. It was the experience of looking in the eyes of a wolf, staring at a grizzly bear eating a salmon, watching a thunderstorm, camping, the rivers, the fact that julie of the wolves made the readers see the wolf inside them was what made the book authentic. Slowly she is accepted by a pack of arctic wolves, and she comes to love them as though they were her brot alone and loston the north slope of alaska. Parents need to know that 1973 newbery medal winner julie and the wolves, by jean craighead george, is the story of a young eskimo girl actually inuit named miyax. Julie of the wolves is a novel for older kids about a girl named julie who lives in alaska. Julie of the wolves novel study updated to include an answer key. Julie of the wolves multiple choice test questions. After learning the language of the wolves and slowly earning their trust, julie becomes a member of the pack. The book was published in 1972, and in 1973, it received the john newbery medal. See more ideas about teaching, literature circles and middle school novels.
Based on what we know from the book, what do you think wolves might mean to eskimo culture. Summer of the wolves by polly carlsonvoiles is the story of a teenage girl named nika and her younger brother randall. This julie of the wolves study guide grades 68 is designed to be used with the novel julie of the wolves by jean craighead george, which is not included and must be obtained separately. The first section of the book, entitled amaroq the wolf, is rich in. Julie of the wolves discussion guide since the death of her mother, miyax, an eskimo girl in alaska, has been raised by her father, kapugen, who has been bringing her up in the ways of a traditional inuit. Julie s wolf pack is a 1997 novel written by jean craighead george. The myths about wolves attacking and eating people are often exaggerations of events in the past that may have occurred in. Get an answer for find examples of personification, simile, and metaphor in julie of the wolves. Bestselling classic picture books that will bring back memories. Julie of the wolves novel study by teacher julia tpt. What activities did julie fill her days with while living in barrow.
They love each other, and if you learn to speak to them, they will love you too. Who has julie run away from at the beginning of the book. It is a good book for both boys and girls from 4th to 6th grade or as a quick read for older. Wolves have been characterized as bloodthirsty beasts and the bane of helpless livestock.
Introduction the author of the newberry award winner of julie of the wolves is jean craighead george and the pictures were made by john schoenherr. Listen to julie of the wolves by jean craighead george at. Determine which chapters, themes and styles you already know and what you need to study for your upcoming essay, midterm, or final exam. Her novel julie of the wolves won the newbery medal in 1973, and her novel my side of the mountain was a newbery honor book in 1960. Thus begins an extraordinary childrens book that takes us to the heart of the old life of the eskimo, a life which by the end of the book we realize will never be the same because of the white people who arrive. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Since its first publication, julie of the wolves,winner of thr 1973 newbery medal, has found its way into the hearts of millions of readers. Julie julie of the wolves by jean craighead george 1994.
Dont miss any of the books in jean craighead georges groundbreaking series. The tundra is the treeless, frostheaved landscape north of the arctic circle. Amys julie of the wolves word list 1 vocabulary list. This unit is set up for the whole class to read as a novel study for julie of the wolves, by jean craighead george. This honor is given to the author of the most distinguished piece of childrens literature from the previous year. Choose from 255 different sets of julie of the wolves flashcards on quizlet. Set on the alaska north slope, it features a young inuk girl experiencing the changes forced upon her culture from outside. Take a peek at her website, where you can read about her life and works. What are three coincidences that happen in the book julie of the wolves.
Julie of the wolves audiobook by jean craighead george. In this exciting adventure about the wolf pack that saved the life of a young girl when she was lost on the tundra, julie has returned to her family, but her wolf pack has a story all its own. Price new from used from audible audiobook, unabridged. This quote is significant because she is placing her life in. She has continued to write acclaimed picture books.
Get 50% off quizlet plus through monday learn more. Miyax rebels against a home situation she finds intolerable. Nominee, 1973 national book award for childrens literature. Premade tests on julie of the wolves final test easy, including multiple choice, short answer, short essay, and indepth essay questions. May 27, 2014 but julie of the wolves, for all its funsounding wish fulfillment, is a surprisingly dark story packed with the kind of stuff that 5th graders arent exactly equipped to deal with at such a. Some questions and answers about wolves red and gray.
A book trailer for the awardwinning novel julie of the wolves by jean craighead george. The young adult novel julie of the wolves tells the story of juliemiyax, a teenage inuit. Answer the discussion questions following the chapter summaries of julie of the wolves, a book classic in classrooms everywhere. This affected the story because you can only know what julie is thinking and. Julie of the wolves study guide flashcards quizlet. See what you remember by answering the questions on this interactive quiz and printable. Julie of the wolves by jean craighead george paperback. This book study for jule and the wolves is sure to keep your students engaged in this award winning novel. Start studying julie of the wolves section 1 vocabulary. Julie of the wolves short answer test answer key jean craighead george this set of lesson plans consists of approximately 122 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials. Her patient, intelligent courting of the animals observing their signs of leadership, submission, etc. The survival theme makes it a good pick for readers of wilderness adventures such as my side of the mountain, hatchet, or island of the blue dolphins. Apr 10, 2014 julie of the wolves was one of my favorite books growing up and i have read it, and the sequels, multiple times over the years.
There will be only one best answer for each question. The thrilling newbery medalwinning classic about an eskimo girl lost on the alaskan tundra. What do you know about the novel julie of the wolves. It is the only book in the series whose story is told from the viewpoint of the wolves themselves, rather than from julie s point of view. The thrilling newbery medalwinning classic about an eskimo girl lost on the alaskan tundrajulie of the wolves is a staple in the canon of childrens literature and the first in the julie trilogy. She had no idea that julie of the wolves would become an awardwinning book when she set out to. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. The acclaimed final book in the trilogy that begins with the newbery medal winning julie of the wolves. Julie of the wolves questions and answers discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on julie of the wolves. See all 17 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Julie of the wolves is a staple in the canon of childrens literature and the first in the julie trilogy. Bounced from foster home to foster home, they finally find one where they are fairly happy.
Julie of the wolves by jean craighead george scholastic. Julie of the wolves is a childrens novel by jean craighead george, published by harper in 1972 with illustrations by john schoenherr. Running away from an arranged marriage with simpleminded donald, thirteen yearold julie she prefers miyax, her eskimo name survives on the barren tundra by making friends with a family of wolves. Jan 02, 2015 listen to julie of the wolves audiobook by jean craighead george. Julie of the wolves part 1testtake the test as many times as you need to to achieve 90% or better as your score. Where is julie trying to get at the beginning of the book.
She has run away from home and her boyhusband in barrow, alaska, and is headed for san francisco to meet her pen pal, amy. Jean craighead george is the author of over eighty books for children and young adults. Julie of the wolves by jean craighead george 52,890 ratings, 3. He said that wolves are highly social and affectionate. Best baby shower books to gift for storytime snuggles. Take a free quiz on julie of the wolves by jean craighead george and find out how well you know the book. A phone call from their uncle sets them on a journey in a small floatplane over the thick green forest canopy. She decided to create a book using all she had learned about the tundra its harsh climate and conditions, the wolves from the scientists in barrow and on her own, and the eskimo people. The book says that eskimo hunters think the riches of life are intelligence, fearlessness, and love. Julie, which starts 10 minutes after the first book ends, and julies wolf pack. They have lost their only living parent their mother. Miyax, a thirteenyearold eskimo girl is completely and utterly lost on the tundra of the north slope of alaska. Free julie of the wolves worksheets and literature unit for. Oct 03, 2015 it was a yellow disk in a limegreen sky.
This could also be used as a small literature circle in class as well. Julie of the wolves quotes by jean craighead george. Julie of the wolves written by jean c george year of publication. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Do you think miyax was brave or just plain stupid to venture out onto the tundra all by herself. The survival theme makes it a good pick for fans of wilderness. Julie of the wolves meets hatchet in this middle grade novel that follows orphaned twelveyearold nika and her sevenyearold brother randall as they leave a california foster home to visit a longlost uncle in the wilderness lake country of northern minnesota. Julie julie of the wolves by jean craighead george 19940930 hardcover 1854. I read julie of the wolves as a child and ordered it to read it with my nephew who is in fourth grade during the christmas vacation.
The acclaimed final book in the trilogy that begins with the newbery medalwinning julie of the wolves. Hes miyaxs main rival when it comes to getting food, and. In this exciting adventure about the wolf pack that saved. The scenes and events were beautiful color spots in her memory. Julie of the wolves series by jean craighead george. The narrator of this book is julie herself so that means the point of view is third person limited. He loved the adventure of trying to survive on your own in the frozen alaskan tundra and joining the pack of wolves. Julie of the wolves teaches women to stand up for themselves and to leave an abusive situation. Why is this novel called julie of the wolves and not miyax of the wolves. The survival theme makes it a good pick for fans of wilderness adventures such as my side of the mountain, hatchet, or island of the blue dolphins.252 46 851 1452 200 1380 1071 217 477 1281 452 655 770 84 572 1118 1177 1561 786 649 942 946 1194 923 180 448 431 1073 646 1461 1128 1504 769 36 311 1264 1340 529 409 248 1142 1370 371