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Visit www.readinga-z.com for thousands of books and materials. Writing Write an essay that compares Buck and Spitz. Explain how their differences contribute to the conflict between them. Social Studies Research Alaska and the Yukon. Create a full-color map of the locations the dogsled team travels to in this part, including a map key and a scale. Connections The Call of the Wild A Reading A–Z Level Z2 Leveled Book Word Count: 2,468 www.readinga-z.com Adapted from the Writings of Jack London Illustrated by Janos Orban LEVELED BOOK • Z 2 The Call of the Wild Part 3
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www.readinga-z.com Jack London (1876–1916) Jack London was an American writer and social activist. He wrote many adventure stories about the struggle for survival in nature and traveled north to take part in the Klondike Gold Rush when he was twenty-one years old. What hazards threaten Buck and the other sled dogs during the story? Focus Question Adapted from the Writings of Jack London Illustrated by Janos Orban The Call of the Wild 16 ration (n.) a particular amount of something allowed during a time of shortage, such as during a war (p. 4) resolutely (adv.) boldly or with determination (p. 10) skulking (v.) moving with stealth, especially while preparing to do something bad or dishonorable (p. 6) supremacy (n.) the state of being more powerful than all others; dominance (p. 6) unwonted (adj.) not normal; unexpected (p. 4)
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The Call of the Wild (Part 3) Level Z2 Leveled Book © Learning A–Z Adapted from the Writings of Jack London Illustrated by Janos Orban All rights reserved. www.readinga-z.com Photo Credits: Title page: © adoc-photos/Corbis; page 3: © Victoria Ryabinina/iStock/ Thinkstock administered conspicuous dubiously famished grievously moccasins pandemonium perpendicular precipitate preeminently ration resolutely skulking supremacy unwonted Words to Know Correlation LEVEL Z2 Y–Z N/A 70+ Fountas & Pinnell Reading Recovery DRA 15 Glossary administered (v.) applied or given out (p. 13) conspicuous (adj.) very noticeable (p. 12) dubiously (adv.) doubtfully, uncertainly, or suspiciously (p. 9) famished (adj.) extremely hungry; starving (p. 6) grievously (adv.) very seriously; gravely (p. 8) moccasins (n.) soft leather shoes or slippers originally worn by Native Americans (p. 9) pandemonium (n.) a situation filled with noise, disturbance, and confusion (p. 6) perpendicular (adj.) at a 90° angle to a line or plane (p. 4) precipitate (adj.) sudden, hasty, or reckless (p. 3) preeminently (adj.) in a manner that is unrivalled or superior (p. 14) The Call of the Wild • Level Z2
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14 “One devil, dat Spitz,” remarked Perrault. “Some dam day heem keel dat Buck.” “Dat Buck two devils,” was François’s rejoinder. “All de tam I watch dat Buck I know for sure. Lissen: some dam fine day heem get mad lak hell an’ den heem chew dat Spitz all up an’ spit heem out on de snow. Sure. I know.” From then on it was war between them. Spitz, as lead-dog and acknowledged master of the team, felt his supremacy threatened by this strange Southland dog. And strange Buck was to him, for of the many Southland dogs he had
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