Hatchet: An Instructional Guide for Literature
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Grades 4 and up. Use this guide to explore the story of a boy who is left stranded in the wilderness after a plane crash and must learn to survive with only the help of his hatchet. Filled with challenging cross-curricular activities and lessons that work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading, improve text-based vocabulary, and determine meaning through text-dependent questions. This is the perfect way to add rigor to your students’ explorations of rich, complex literature. Correlated to the academic standards of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools, and all Canadian provinces. Teacher plan and student pages are broken down in sections or chapters depending on the book. Questions are written at two levels of complexity to allow the teacher to decide which questions best meet the needs of their students. In each section of lesson plans teachers will see activities to use literature as a writing prompt. 72 pages.