"For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack."
                          Rudyard Kipling

Wolves - Research Topics and Resources

Research Paper Topics

General Characteristics (fur color, size, etc.)

Different species of wolves

Organization of a pack







Dispelling Myths


Compare and Contrast Wolves and Dogs

The value of reintroducing wolves to the American west-Pros and Cons

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Recommended nonfiction books to help with research

WOLF STORM Discussion Guide

Geography/Map Skills Activity

Make population density and distribution maps for wolf species around the world. Pages 12 and 13 of this map skills unit explains density and distribution maps. World wolf population date can be obtained here:  World Wolf Populations

Topics for more in-depth research

Scroll down for recommended nonfiction resource books.

These are listed starting with the easiest to read to the more challenging.

WOLVES by Emily Green

Grades 1 and 2 reading level, 24 pages

Basic information, good glossary 

RED WOLVES by Meish Goldish

Grades 3 and 4 reading level, 32 pages

Account of the reintroduction of red wolves, reads more like a story for those students who prefer fiction to nonfiction

WOLVES by Laura Evert

Grade 4 reading level, 46 pages

Nice photography, assorted fun facts.

WOLVES by Seymour Simon

Grades 5 and 6 reading level, 31 pages

Good layout so easy to follow, photos on one page, text on the facing page

WOLVES by Sandra Markle

Grades 5 thru 8 reading level, 39 pages

Part of the Animal Predator series so it focuses on how wolves hunt and teach their young to hunt.

WOLF PACK by Sylvia Johnson

Grade 8 and up reading level, 92 pages

Excellent book, thoroughly covers a wide range of topics.

WOLF RIDGE is free thru 10/18 for Kindle! AMAZON

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