HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide

HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide
HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide
HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide
HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide
HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide
HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide
HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide
HATCHET Unit Novel Study (by Gary Paulsen) - Literature Guide
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Our Hatchet Unit Teaching Package has 215+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.

TEXT: HATCHET by Gary Paulsen
LEVEL: 5th-8th
TOTAL: 215 slides/pages
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included

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* Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit.
* Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities in the classroom.

··· Crash Map Activity
- Students try to solve where Brian crashed
- 3-page bundle
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Crash Tally Activity
- Students track a tally of how many days Brian has been stranded
- 1-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict in stories
- 1-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Characters Organizer
- analyze the main characters using novel quotes
- 4-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3

··· Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 28-question PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1

··· 14 Comprehension Pop Quizzes
- a 5-question pop quiz per 1-2 chapters
- 30-slide PowerPoint
- 28-pages of Printables
- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.10

··· Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessment
- 150 vocabulary words from the novel
- five 30-question lists & quizzes
- 20-page Bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer keys
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Sensory Language Organizer
- analyze the sensory language in the novel
- 1-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Figurative Language Instructional PowerPoint
- We set out to make the most helpful, most compelling, most graphically attractive teaching resource for you to introduce your learners to all the various figurative language. This 70+ slide PowerPoint will help you introduce how every many you need to teach your level of learners.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Figurative Language Worksheet
- analyze and complete 51 figures of speech specific to the novel
- 6-page bundle
- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Puns, Irony
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Symbols Analyzer
- analyze the hatchet as a symbol in the novel
- 1-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Essay and Speech
- 3 response to literature essay options for students to choose from; optional delivery of essay as a speech
- Includes essay topics and speech grading rubrics
- 6-page bundle
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

··· Movie vs. Novel Comparison
- 2-page Worksheet
- Students compare & contrast the movie and novel
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

*** 215 pages / slides total ***

Enjoy Hatchet! And remember, "so much of all this, so much of all living was patience and thinking."



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Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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