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Chapter Eighteen: Back to Fort Yukon
Learning Activities

2 Handouts

Activity 1 - Vocabulary

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Learners match the word and the meaning on Handout 1 and then write a sentence for each word.

Activity 2 – Chapter Questions

Learners answer questions about the chapter. The questions are listed on Handout 2. Below are the questions and answers for the instructor.

Questions: p.196-197
  1. What did Lana and Velma decide to do? Leave the school.

  2. How did they travel? Why was this dangerous? By hitchhiking. In the spring of 1980 there were serial killers in that region.

  3. Who did they stay with in Seattle? Lana's cousin.

  4. What were the girls trying to do? Find a way back to Alaska.

  5. Where did they get a job? At the Goodwill store.

  6. Why did they call home? Their paychecks were small and it was going to take a long time to earn enough money to get home.

  7. How did they get home? Barry sent money for Velma and Lana's family helped with her airfare.

  8. What did Velma notice when she got off the plane in Fairbanks? People tanned and healthy.