This document includes higher level comprehension questions for each chapter of the novel Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Questions were created based on the common core standards for literature and include short answer, analyzing text, multiple choice with multiple answers, and much more. If you are looking for something that goes beyond traditional comprehension questions and asks your students to think deeper, then this is your answer. It requires students to use textual evidence and cite page numbers to justify their answers and also includes questions that test knowledge of literary devices such as point of view, conflict, flashback, figurative language, and much more. Reading skills such as summary, analyzing character traits, context clues, sequencing, inferencing, etc are also incorporated and assessed through a majority of the questions.