Into the Wild By Jon Krakauer

“It is not possible for human beings as we know them to live off the land.”- Gene Rossellini. In a well-organized essay, support Rossellini’s view, then, take a position yourself discussing the extent to which you agree or disagree with his analysis. Remember that in an argumentative essay, you do not put down the other side, but instead support each side.

Introduction Paragraph–follow guidelines on the rubric, including author’s name and title of the book.
Body Paragraph 1- Provide text evidence (2) for Callarman’s or Rossellini’s point of view
Body Paragraph 2- Address your side, and support with text evidence (2)
Use of ethos, logos, and/or pathos
Conclusion Paragraph—addresses the “So What” question thoughtfully
“So What” Question:
What does the author want you to learn from this book?
What lessons can you apply to your life today?

Sample Solution