75 pages 2 hours read

Jon Krakauer

Into The Wild

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 1996

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Answer Key

Author’s Note-Chapter 3

Reading Check

1. 1992 (Author’s Note)

2. Jim Gallien (Chapter 1)

3. Starvation (Chapter 2)

Short Answer

1. They are afraid because they have seen Chris’s SOS note and can smell the bad odor coming from the bus. (Chapter 2)

2. He discovers that Alex’s real name is Chris. This is significant because Wayne realizes that “Alex” has a history he does not want to share with others. (Chapter 3)

Chapters 4-6

Reading Check

1. He burns it. (Chapter 4)

2. McDonald's (Chapter 5)

3. Sells books (Chapter 5)

Short Answer

1. She told him he needed to bathe more often. (Chapter 5)

2. McCandless visits “The Slabs” because it is an old navy airbase that offers campsites for snowbirds. (Chapter 5)

3. Ron Franz wants to adopt him. (Chapter 6)

Chapter 7-9

Reading Check

1. Wayne’s girlfriend (Chapter 7)

2. 145 days (Chapter 8)

3. NEMO 1934 (Chapter 9)

4. He was the mayor of Hippie Cove who lived in the Alaskan wilderness for 10 years.