Paired Texts > Lobo, the King of Currumpaw
We've identified these texts as great options for text pairings based on similar themes, literary devices, topic, or writing style. Supplement your lesson with one or more of these options and challenge students to compare and contrast the texts. To assign a paired text, click on the text to go to its page and click the "Assign Text" button there.
In "The Most Dangerous Game," a big game hunter falls off his yacht and is rescued by a mysterious general who claims to hunt only the most dangerous game.Pair “Lobo, The King of Currumpaw” with “The Most Dangerous Game” and ask students to compare these two stories about hunting. How is Lobo, the clever king-wolf who kills for fun, similar to Zaroff? How do they differ? How does the relationship between humans and animals differ between the two texts?
In the fable "The House Dog and the Wolf," a wolf must make the choice between comfort and freedom.Pair “Lobo The King of Currumpaw” with “The House Dog and the Wolf” and challenge students to consider how each text treats the themes of nature and wildness. How is the wolf from the fable like Lobo? How are the two characters different?