Write a summary of the excerpt from Julie of the Wolves that includes the theme of the excerpt.
Book: Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (pp. 5-25) pp. 5 – 25
“Amaroq, the Wolf” is told from a narrator’s point of view. Choose two ways the narrator’s point of view influences the story.
By describing the challenges of life in the tundra, the narrator highlights how difficult it would be for Miyax to survive without the help of the wolves.
By focusing primarily on the wolves and their way of life, a reader is able to gain a deeper understanding of how Miyax will use the wolves for survival.
By not including dialogue in pp. 5–11, the narrator makes it hard for a reader to understand Miyax’s thoughts and motivations.
By describing how the wolves accept Miyax into the tribe, the narrator highlights how Miyax was able to solve her problem.
Summarize the excerpt. In your summary, be sure to describe how the characters in the story respond to the main challenges. Also, be sure to determine a main theme of the excerpt.
Did Miyax use more physical or mental strength to survive? Defend.
What key character traits enabled Miyax to survive in the tundra?