Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen

Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen
Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen
Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen
Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen
Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen
Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen
Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen
Hatchet and Guts by Gary Paulsen
Created ByCynthia Hansen
File Type
PDF (428 KB|10 pages)
Standards
$6.00
Digital Download
Share this resource
More products from Cynthia Hansen
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
$6.00
Digital Download
  • Product Description
  • Standards
Hatchet, a fiction adventure book, and Guts, a non-fiction book, are both by Gary Paulsen. Hatchet tells the fictional story of a boy who crash lands a plane and how he survives in the wilderness. Guts tells Paulsen’s personal experiences that he used when writing Hatchet and other adventure stories.

Students read and compare three different sections of these books.

In Project 1, students read about Paulsen’s experiences with airplanes and with heart attacks. Students make a graphic organizer then use the information to create a project explaining how Paulsen used his own experiences in writing Hatchet. Project choices include an essay, a display, or a presentation.

In Project 2, students read about Paulsen’s experiences with moose. Students complete a provided graphic organizer showing how Paulsen tweaked his own experiences to write a believable experience for Hatchet. Students create a graphic organizer about a personal experience they have had then tweak the experience to write a fiction story.

In Project 3, students read about Paulsen’s personal experience in the wilderness and compare the experiences to Hatchet. Students research the knowledge needed to survive in the wilderness. Students present the information they learn in the form of a speech.

Included: Student directions and rubrics for the three projects. A key to the graphic organizer for project 2 is also included.

Project 1 CCSS
RL.6.9, RL.7.9

Project 2 CCSS
W.3, 4, 5, 6, 10

Project 3 CCSS
RI.6.7
W.2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
SL.4, 6

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 days
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.
Loading...

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up