Ch. 5 Discussion Questions
Answer these questions out loud with the class. You do not need to write down the questions or answers.
Chapter 5- “The Toil of Trace and Trail”
1. What condition were the dogs in when they arrived at Skagway? Why?
2. Who bought the team -harness and all and all for a “song”?
3. What did Hal believe was the way to get the dogs to work?
4. What does London mean when he calls some dogs “Outsiders” and some
5. What happened to Dub and the Outsiders? The Insiders?
6. What advice did John Thornton give Hal? Why didn’t Hal follow it?
7. When the team of dogs refused to move, what did Hal do and how did
8. What did John Thornton finally do to Hal?
9. What happened to Charles, Mercedes, and Hal?
Posted on Fri, February 9, 2018
by Holly Hull