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My Side of the Mountain Z-Guide (Middle School)

My Side of the Mountain Z-Guide (Middle School)

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Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to My Side of the Mountain is a great way to incorporate media into your curriculum.

Young Sam Gribley unhappy with his life in big-town Toronto yearns for a wilderness experience like his hero Henry David Thoreau. Leaving a note for his parents and siblings Sam shoulders his backpack and boards a bus bound for the small town of Knowlton Quebec accompanied only by his pet raccoon Gus. A nighttime encounter with a bear on his first day in the mountains is just the beginning of a months-long adventure that will teach Sam not only about nature but about himself. This guide contains a topic overview movie synopsis and ten learning activities based on the film. Learn more about Henry David Thoreau and peregrine falcons. Plan your own wilderness adventure. Design a suitable shelter for living in nature. Engage the whole family with a discussion section based on the movie and the learning activities. A brief bibliography lists suggested resources for additional reading and study. You've always wanted to be a rugged individualist; heres your chance to be one vicariously through Sam's experiences in My Side of the Mountain!

Movie Summary: Young Sam Gribley unhappy with his life in Toronto yearns for a wilderness experience like his hero, Henry David Thoreau. Leaving a note for his parents and siblings Sam shoulders his backpack and boards a bus for the small town of Knowlton Quebec accompanied only by his pet raccoon Gus. A nighttime encounter with a bear is just the beginning of a months-long adventure that will teach Sam about nature and himself.

Topics: Natural Science Henry David Thoreau Survival Skills

Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for district-wide school-wide system-wide classroom or co-op use. (Movie sold separately.)

This Z-Guide is based on the movie My Side of the Mountain (1969). You can view a trailer for the movie below.

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